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1 Record, 1 Ring for Deshaun Watson

Friday night was one 2014 Clemson quarterback commit Deshaun Watson won't soon forget.

The Gainesville (Ga.) standout made history -- twice -- at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.

Not only did Watson lead Gainesville to its first-ever state championship, but he became the all-time leading passer in Georgia state history.

The Red Elephants defeated Ware County 49-13.

Watson, the No. 111 overall prospect in the 2014 class and No. 4 dual-threat signal caller, entered the game against Ware County with 9,046 passing yards. He needed only 17 more to move into the top spot.

He got that on his opening drive, going 8 for 8 for 55 yards and a touchdown.

By game's end, Watson had in the neighborhood of 300 passing yards (official totals were not available), to go along with three touchdown strikes. He also rushed for two scores.

The game was never close after the first quarter.

Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris was on hand to watch Watson play in person for the third straight week.

Recently, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer stopped by Watson's school. Even though he is committed to the Tigers, the 6-feet-3, 200-pound Watson also is a top target of the Buckeyes and he recently told 247Sports that Ohio State was giving him a lot to think about.

We invite all of you to talk about the game -- and Watson -- HERE.

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