Five star Ari Watford

Sophomore Ari Watford scouted by top schools


Riley Robbins, Staff Writer

Sophomore Ari Watford (Photo by: M. Williams)

Defensive end, sophomore Ari Watford already has scouts from multiple division one schools vying for his attention. 

Q: When did you start playing football, and what’s your favorite thing about it?

A: I started playing football when I was nine and my favorite thing about it is how relationships are formed just by playing.

Q: How are you handling the pressure of everyone expecting you to perform at such a high level?

A: I don’t feel pressure.

Q: How many offers do you have and what are the top five schools you’re interested in?

A: I currently have 25 offers and my top five would probably be Georgia, UNC, Texas A&M, Penn State, and Tennessee.

Sophomore Ari Watford (Photo by: M. Williams)

Q: What are your hopes for the future?

A: I hope to go to college for free and maybe make it to the NFL if the opportunity presents itself and if not I hope to find something I love doing and create a business doing it.

Q: Who is your biggest inspiration and why?

A: My biggest inspirations are my parents because they work for everything and I feel like if I don’t work I won’t achieve what I want in life.