TAMPA–There was always that “”if only” phrase attached to Deshaun Watson’s resume.

Like in his freshman season in 2014, when the 6-foot-2 inch, 210 pound QB rated by most scouting services as the No. 3 prospect in the country had a broken hand and a torn LCL shorten what had appeared to be an All American type season.

Like last season, during an unbeaten regular season, which brought his Clemson team to the CFB national championship game against Alabama.  Despite throwing 4 TD passes for 405 yards, Watson couldn’t do quite enough at the end of the championship game against Alabama to avoid a 45-40 loss to the Tide.

And there just wasn’t enough in his regular season resume to move Watson higher than 3rd place in the Heisman Trophy race. The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.