Sammy Watkins

Date of Birth
Jun 13, 1993
211 lbs

Sammy Watkins


Sammy Watkins is entering his first season with the Buffalo Bills, one full of high expectations and hype. Watkins was the first wide receiver taken in the 2014 NFL draft after three standout seasons at Clemson University, including 101 receptions in his junior season. Watkins, a speedy receiver who can line up outside or in the slot, ran a 4.39 in the 40-yard dash, prompting the Bills to trade up five spots to land him.

Early Years & College

Watkins was born in Fort Myers, Fla., on June 14, 1993. He attended South Fort Myers High where he relied on his great speed to make him a versatile playmaker. Watkins, a two-sport athlete, was a track standout, competing in the 60-, 100- and 200-meter dash, while also setting school records on the gridiron. Watkins, an all-state selection in foot...