Former NFL RB Warrick Dunn gave Deshaun Watson his childhood home
Former NFL running back Warrick Dunn has been building and remodeling homes for single-parent families for over two decades.
One family that he helped just happened to be center stage in college football's biggest game on Monday.
A photo with Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson and his family went viral, showing Watson and his family in front of a home that they were able to purchase with the assistance of the Warrick Dunn Charities foundation.
In 2006, when Watson was 11 years old, his family moved into a four-bedroom home donated by Dunn's charity near Atlanta, as detailed in this Oct. 2015 ESPN story. The new home was furnished, came with a television and a computer, plus cabinets full of food and a lawn mower.
Watson closed his career at Clemson with a performance for the ages against Alabama on Monday, throwing for 420 yards and three touchdowns, leading the Tigers to a 35–31 victory and securing the school's first national championship since 1981.
- Scooby Axson