Ryan Watts, 2020 Four-Star Cornerback, Announces Commitment

first_imgA closeup of a football pylon with Oklahoma's logo on it.NORMAN, OK – AUGUST 30: A general view of the field during the Oklahoma Sooners vs. Louisiana Tech Bulldogs game August 30, 2014 at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. The Sooners defeated the Bulldogs 48-16. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)A four-star prospect in the Class of 2020, cornerback Ryan Watts, has been weighing his commitment options for a while now. With the choice largely narrowed down to a pair of Big 12 titans, Watts has made his decision.Taking to Twitter on Sunday, Watts announced that he was committing to the Oklahoma Sooners over Texas. “I am #COMMITTED to The University of Oklahoma,” he wrote in a post.Watts is considered the No. 341 overall prospect in the Class of 2020, per 247Sports. He is the No. 29 cornerback prospect in the country, and the No. 51 prospect from the state of Texas.The announcement comes less than 10 days after Watts made his official visit to the school.C O M M I T T E D 🌹 🌹 Happy Easter Sunday! 🐰 #OUDNA #20Deep ⭕️🙌🏾@OU_CoachGundy pic.twitter.com/LNi0MP72Rv— Ryan Watts (@RyanwattsIII) April 21, 2019In joining the Sooners, Watts becomes the seventh recruit for Oklahoma’s 2020 recruiting class.Watts is the fifth player with a rating of four stars or better, and is the second to commit to Oklahoma in as many weeks.Fellow four-star cornerback Dontae Manning announced his commitment to the Sooners one week before.Head coach Lincoln Riley will certainly be happy to have as many talented defensive backs on his team as possible. Last year the defense was the team’s Achilles heel, allowing over 33 points per game – putting them in the bottom 30 in all of FBS.A 247Sports scouting report notes that he draws comparisons to New York Jets star cornerback Trumaine Johnson.last_img

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