Former Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson made history when he torched the Titans for 5 total touchdowns — 4 passing, one rushing — in the Texans’ 57-14 win Sunday.
Watson became the first rookie NFL quarterback in the Super Bowl era to throw four or more touchdowns and run for at least one score in a single game. The 57 points scored by the Texans were the most in a game in franchise history.
Watson also finished off the first quarter of his first NFL season by doing something no rookie in NFL history had done before: throw 7 or more passing touchdowns and add 2 or more rushing touchdowns in his first four games.
— Randall Liu (@RLiuNFL) October 1, 2017
That is even more remarkable when you consider that Watson didn’t start the Texans’ Week 1 game. He replaced starter Tom Savage in the second half.
Watson’s teammates have glowed about his performance since he took over the offense.
“He’s got that swag,” Texans running back Lamar Miller told reporters after Sunday’s game. “He keeps everybody going. He leads the offense. He commands the huddle. He’s just making sure everybody’s playing fast and doing their assignment.”
Check out some of the highlights from Watson’s big day below.
. @DeshaunWatson his having himself a GAME.
— NFL (@NFL) October 1, 2017
— Houston Texans (@HoustonTexans) October 1, 2017
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