Ryan Watson
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    Ryan  Watson

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Conyers, GA

    High School:
    Heritage

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 230

    Position:
    LB

    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 … completed survival training in the summer of 2014 … also took a law class that summer.

    Watson's Career Statistics

    Year G-GS U-AT TT TFL Sacks Int
    2014 12-0 8-6 14 3.0-9 2.0-6 0
    2013 11-0 13-9 22 2.5-18 1.5-12 0
    Career 23-0 21-15 36 5.5-27 3.5-18 0
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