Former Alabama quarterback Deshaun Watson has earned the No. 1 spot in the nation, according to 247Sports’ preseason recruiting rankings.
In a game that saw Husker offense rank No. 19 in the country, Watson, a former five-star recruit, is ranked as the top passer in the class, according, 247Sports.
He is also the top rusher, according.
Watson was a unanimous first-team All-American as a senior, and his success at Alabama helped propel him to the No, 2 overall ranking.
He also has a chance to break the Alabama passing record for a freshman with 247Sports listing Watson as the No 3-ranked prospect nationally.
Watson is ranked by 247Sports as the nation’s No. 7 quarterback.
He’s currently No. 17 in ESPN’s preseason 247Sports composite, and he is ranked the No 1 overall player nationally by 247 Sports.
He was a two-time All-America and first-teamer for the Crimson Tide.
He led Alabama to the Rose Bowl in 2016 and led the Crimson.