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Incoming Irish: Nick Watkins

Nick Watkins likes to let his play speak for him. That might be a novelty when you compare it to the prominent cornerbacks in football today, but Watkins prefers to focus on the game rather than go back and forth jawing with receivers.

That attitude makes it even more surprising that out of all the NFL corners, he compares himself to Seattle All Pro Richard Sherman. But Notre Dame fans should expect to see similarities to Sherman's on field prowess rather than his occasional lapses into wrestling villain territory. "I would compare myself to Richard Sherman but I let my play do the taking," Watkins said. "I have great...

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