It’s not long into an interview with Watts Dantzler before you realize you’re dealing with a different sort of college football prospect.
You’re thinking that after you hear how he’s sorting through his snowballing recruiting process. But then you’re sure of it when you get around to asking him if he’s involved in any spring sports such as track or baseball.
“I’m actually playing tennis right now,” said the 6-foot-7, 310-pound offensive lineman from Dalton. “I enjoy it and . . .”
It takes a second for that comment to resonate. So I interrupt him make sure I’ve heard him correctly.
“Tennis?” I ask, incredulous. “Like on the varsity tennis team?”
“Well, I’m on the JV right now,” Dantzler says. “I haven’t qualified for varsity