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2019 FSU commit Kenyatta Watson II earns surprise Michigan offer

“It was so sudden,” Kenyatta Watson II said, regarding his offer to play for the Wolverines.

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Class of 2019 three-star safety Kenyatta Watson II, a Florida State commit, earned an offer he was not expecting. On Tuesday, the athlete from Loganville (GA) Grayson picked up an offer to play for coach Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines.

“It was so sudden,” he said. “I had just finished working out and was leaving spring workouts when I got news of the offer.”

The 6-foot-2, 177-pound safety committed to the Seminoles on April 8, 2017.

“FSU is still the school I’m most interested in because of the amount of great defensive backs they have produced and continue to produce,” Watson said.

He has offers to play for Florida State, Michigan, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Ole Miss, Oregon State, Boston College, Central Michigan, Cincinnati, Florida, Georgia, LSU, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nebraska, Syracuse, Tennessee, Tulane, UCF, and Vanderbilt.

Watson is ranked No. 278 in the 2019 class, according to 247Sports. He is the 16th-best at his position and the No. 25 ranked player in the state of Georgia.

“Michigan is high on my list,” he mentioned. “I’ve always wanted an offer from there.”