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Deshaun Watson Was Baptized In The Jordan River During Israel Trip

Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson walking off the field after a game against the Philadelphia Eagles in 2018.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 23: Deshaun Watson #4 of the Houston Texans walks off the field after the game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on December 23, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Eagles defeated the Texans 32-30. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Deshaun Watson is a Clemson legend from his incredible college career, and has had a pretty strong start to his NFL career. The No. 12 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft made the Pro Bowl in his second year in the league.

This week, Watson is over in Israel, and appears to be having a pretty incredible trip. Among the highlights: he was baptized in the Jordan River.

It is the latest in a few impressive opportunities Watson has had this off-season. He's also been to Egypt and Venice, per the HoustonChronicle.

Deshaun Watson released a statement about how he's enjoyed the Israel trip so far.

From the Chronicle report:

"This is a part of the world which gets a lot of attention internationally, and this is a chance for me to look beyond the headlines and learn more about the history and culture of this land," Watson said in a statement. "I have been blessed to visit many countries around the world, but the chance to visit the Holy Land, see the sites and meet the people of this special place, truly is a special blessing and an amazing opportunity.”

Watson led the Texans to an 11-5 record last season. He threw for 4,165 yards, 26 touchdowns, and nine interceptions on the season, and ran for an additional 551 yards and five scores.

[HoustonChronicle]