Former Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson is ready to be the same quarterback he was before his ACL injury last fall.
The tear to his right ACL was the Houston quarterback’s second ACL injury in three years on two different knees. However, even with an abbreviated first season in the NFL, Watson proved himself to be an impressive quarterback.
Watson was on his way to having a Rookie of the Year type-season before his injury. He threw five touchdown passes with no interceptions against Kansas City and two weeks later he passed for 402 yards and four touchdowns.
When Daily Press reporter Dave Johnson asked Watson about his knee earlier this week, Watson said, “The knee is doing well, doing real good.” Johnson also reported Watson could not contain his excitement about his team and the upcoming season.
Texans’ quarterback coach Sean Ryan had plenty to say about Watson’s knee as well.
With the Texans training camp coming up in a couple of weeks, head coach Bill O’Brien told SB Nation Watson was the clear starter and would receive his fair share of reps.
Watson is not only doing great things to get back on the field full-time, but off the field as well. He recently surprised 10 kids with a $200 shopping spree for football equipment.
The Texans begin training camp on July 26th in West Virginia.
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