Only beginning his third year of playing football after taking up the sport as a senior in high school ... Has good speed and is working to add the strength necessary to play defensive end ... Showed good work habits in practice.
2008 (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Started at defensive end as a senior at Henry Clay High School ... Helped lead the team to a Kentucky Class 6A district championship during his final season ... Coached by Sam Simpson ... Four-year letterman on the basketball team as a forward ... Also member of track and field team for two seasons ... Enjoys playing basketball in his free time.
Personal: Born in Kentucky ... Son of Robert and Joy Watson ... Major is management.