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Grossmont CC lineman Watson Draws Interest

Ja'Rodd Watson (www.grossmont.edu)

The Fighting Illini football team, energized by the addition of four exciting new assistant coaches, is working overtime to improve its recruiting haul for the 2009-10 season. Looking to the junior colleges for immediate help, the Illini are talking with a number of players including Ja'Rodd Watson, an defensive lineman from California.

Ja'Rodd Watson played on the defensive line for Grossmont Community College the last two seasons. Illinois became interested in him recently. "I just found out I'm an immediate qualifier and can enter school in January," Watson relates. "So that's when the recruiting started." Has he had a chance to visit the Illini? "Not yet. I just heard from them a couple days ago." A number of schools...

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