Like father, like son

Size, speed and pedigree have made Nick Watkins a top 2014 prospect

Updated: August 30, 2012, 12:22 AM ET
By William Wilkerson | HornsNation

DALLAS -- Bobby Watkins understood the rigors of football as well as anyone having played seven years in the NFL with the Detroit Lions.

So when his youngest son, Nick Watkins, tugged on his shorts as a five-year-old begging him to let him play flag football there was an understood hesitance.

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Courtesy Bishop Dunne HSNick Watkins grabbed five picks during his sophomore season at Dallas Bishop Dunne.