2015 – Played in all 14 games, starting six … played both linebacker and defensive end … recorded 25 total tackles, including 11 unassisted … had 5.0 tackles for loss for 25 yards and 3.5 sacks for 23 yards … had one forced fumble … season-best five tackles, a forced fumble and 1.5 sacks at Boise State … two tackles at Colorado State … five tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss vs. Wyoming … three tackles at Navy … first-career start vs. Morgan State, recording two tackles.
2014 – Played in 12 games … missed the New Mexico game due to injury … recorded 14 total tackles … had three tackles for loss and two quarterback sacks … career-high six tackles against Navy ... moved from defensive line to linebacker in the spring.
2013 -- Played in 11 games ... season-high five tackles, including a sack and a tackle for loss vs. UNLV ... first-career collegiate game came vs. Colgate ... had three tackles in a game three times (Army, Nevada, Colgate) ... one tackle and a fumble recovery vs. Wyoming ... academic all-MW.
High School – Lettered two years in football and one in track … was a two-time first-team all-region selection in football … second-team all-state once and first-team all-state once … was the region player of the year and a multiple winner of the player of the week award … high school football coach was Chad Frazier.
Personal – Son of Ellie and Sharon Watson … has an older sister … majoring in economics … would like to work in acquisitions in the Air Force … completed Operations Air Force at Edwards Air Force Base last summer … also worked on the cadet cadre during survival training and took a class in behavioral sciences … hobbies include filming and working out … was on the cadet cadre for survival training and completed a course in astronautics last summer … completed survival training in the summer of 2015 … also took a law class that summer.
Watson's Career Statistics