Nebraska commit earns QB MVP honors at Rivals Camp in Philadelphia
A future Nebraska quarterback has turned some heads at a Rivals Camp event in Philadelphia.
Sunday, Rivals.com announced that William Watson, a quarterback prospect in the 2023 class, was named the QB MVP of the camp. A video was posted to Twitter to recognize the future Husker.
Watson, a Massachusetts native, committed to Nebraska in February 2022. He’s a 3-star prospect who was named the MaxPreps High School Football Player of the Year in Massachusetts in 2021.
Congratulations to today’s QB MVP at the @RivalsCamp Philadelphia, three-star Nebraska commit William Watson III.@WilsonFootball | @EvoShield | @WW3thefuture | @RivalsCamp | @HuskerOnline | @RivalsFriedman pic.twitter.com/mexmD0f4Qc
— Rivals (@Rivals) May 15, 2022
Watson threw for 2,206 yards and 22 touchdowns at Springfield Central High School last fall. He also rushed for 590 yards and 7 touchdowns while leading his team to a 10-2 record.
Over the course of his 3-year career, Watson has thrown for 5,034 yards and 59 touchdowns with just 8 interceptions. He’s added 1,091 rushing yards and 15 touchdowns on the ground, as well.
The 6-foot, 175-pound quarterback is ranked as the No. 37 quarterback in the 2023 class and is a Top 10 prospect from his home state. He picked Nebraska over offers from 10 other programs, including Arizona, Boston College, Kentucky, Michigan, Oregon, Pitt and Tennessee.