Buccaneers Draft 2017: Three Things To Know About Chris Godwin
By Bailey Adams
3. He Won A Lot Of Games In High School
Sure, high school doesn’t really matter one bit when it comes to NFL production, but he was a major part of four impressive years at Middletown High School in Pennsylvania. Over those four years, his team went 41-7 and won two Division I state championships. The other two years, the team still finished as the state runner-up. That’s a whole lot of success, which is a good thing if only due to the fact that Godwin knows what it takes to win. Sure, it’s on a much smaller scale, but the guy is used to winning. That’s certainly not a negative.
He had 77 touchdowns in high school, 44 of which were receiving scores. 18 of those were rushing, while the other 15 were on returns. That success on the kick and punt return teams makes him a viable option to be a return man in Tampa Bay. General manager Jason Licht said as much in his press conference on Friday night.
All of his success in high school led to a four-star rating from all of the major recruiting services. Not only was he successful on the field in high school, but also in the classroom. He was an academic all-state selection, as well as a member of the honor roll. If he has success both on and off the field in Tampa Bay, everyone will surely be thrilled.
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There you have it, Bucs fans. Chris Godwin is your newest wide receiver. You can find him on Twitter @CGtwelve_. Take some time to give him a follow and welcome him to Tampa Bay.