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Watkins Finding Motivation from a Year Ago

Watkins Finding Motivation from a Year Ago

It may have been the biggest of turning points for Florida junior cornerback Jaylen Watkins. A year ago, in the Georgia game, Watkins was victimized by a fourth down pass for a touchdown in a game that was decided by less than a touchdown. Watkins spent a while early in the year at safety, was just getting a little more comfortable at corner, but this moment changed everything.

Florida actually lost the close game a year ago while giving up a pair of fourth down jump balls in the end zone. Sophomore safety Pop Saunders was the other victim and Jaylen Watkins says they are likely both using that game as motivation this week and that they feel a lot more comfortable in the defense this time around. "I have been using both as a motivation factor, I am sure that Pop... Recommended Stories

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