Posted: Tuesday, April 8th 2014 at 3:25pm
Watson to miss Clemson Spring game with injury
By Jeff Hart Staff
CLEMSON, S.C. -- According to the Clemson football scrimmage report, former Gainesville High standout and Clemson early enrollee freshman quarterback Deshaun Watson suffered a "slight crack in his collarbone" and will not be able to play in Saturday's Spring game.
Officials said he will miss 3 to 4 weeks because of the injury but will not require surgery. He is expected to be healthy and at full strength when summer drills begin.
The injury occurred during a regular scrimmage but no details were given as to exactly how the injury happened.
Watson, the nation's top dual-threat quarterback prospect from last fall, was competing with Cole Stoudt and Chad Kelly for the No. 1 spot on the depth chart.
Watson helped lead Gainesville to its first-ever state title in 2013.
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