Texas just might be the home to the NFL’s hottest new rookie.
That was certainly the case on Sunday as Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson lit things up with five touchdowns — four in the air, one on the ground — as part of a record-breaking day for his team.
The Texans put up 57 points — a new team record — while Watson’s TD total tied the NFL record for a rookie quarterback. And, according to the team, he’s the first rookie QB to throw four and rush for one since Hall of Famer Fran Tarkenton back in 1961.
Finding Watson’s cards and ink aren’t all that hard — simply put, he’s in nearly everything this year. With this week’s new arrivals, he should top the 1,000-card mark for the year, and he’s already got more than 500 different certified autographs. He also should top 500 memorabilia cards within the month, too.
Drafted 12th overall by the Texans out of Clemson, Watson has completed 74 of 114 passes for 811 yards with seven touchdowns and four interceptions this season. He’s also rushed for 148 yards on 19 carries and scored twice. He’s also been sacked 10 times this year — but only once on Sunday.
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