July 5, 2007

U of L connections

Louis Watson, a 5-foot-11, 170-pound cornerback from St. Paul's H.S. in Mobile, Alabama, has a scholarship offer from several Division I football programs, including Louisville.

With decent size for a corner, Watson is also blessed with good speed, close to 4.4 in the forty.

"I've got speed, obviously," he told Cardinalsports.com when asked what his strengths were as a player. "I'm a pretty smart corner. I love the bump and run. I'm pretty good coming out of my backpedal. I can hit, but I'm more of a coverage corner. I like to sit back and make a play on the ball. I like to make the quarterback think the receiver is open and then break on the ball."

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