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Posted On: 07/16/20 3:22 PM

2021 Rio Rancho (NM) Cleveland TE/WR Tre WatsonTreWatson6'5" | WRCleveland | 2021StateNM is one of the best athletes in New Mexico. He has everything you want in a pass catcher, including great size (6-5, 210 pounds), speed and soft hands.

Because of of his impressive skills, we knew Watson would be playing somewhere next fall. Now we know exactly where.

Wednesday, Watson announced in a video posted on social media that he had verbally committed to Fresno State of the Mountain Conference. Why the Bulldogs? Watson pointed to two key reasons.

"The factors that drove this were the relationships I built with the (FSU) coaching staff and the way I would fit like a puzzle piece in their system. I am being recruited as a hybrid tight end."

Besides FSU, Watson’s long list of offers include Air Force, Army, Liberty, New Mexico, New Mexico State and Texas State. Fresno State offered him on May 11.

"When I told them over Zoom, they (FSU coaches) were fired up," Watson said. "I called the head coach and he literally jumped out of his chair. That really made me feel like I made the right decision."

An integral part of Cleveland’s high-powered offense, Watson and

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