34 - Rico Watson
Rico Watson
Height: 5-8
Weight: 200
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Nashville, Tenn.
High School: Ensworth Prep
Position: RB

2013 Stats

2013:  Played in 11 games...third on the team in rushing...fifth on the squad in scoring...second on the team in kickoff return yards (236)...had a season-high 71 rushing yards against both Stetson and Valparaiso...scored a pair of rushing touchdowns against Valparaiso...

2012:  Named Butler’s Newcomer of the Year...played in all 11 games...led the team in kickoff return yards (467) and finished fourth on the squad in rushing...rushed for a career-high 87 yards on 10 carries at Valparaiso...scored first collegiate touchdown on a 19-yard pass reception at Valparaiso...named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll...

Personal:  Physical Sciences major...born 11/11/93...son of Rico and Pamela Watson...

High School: All-State running back at Ensworth High School...team captain...two-year D-II AA All-Region performer...Offensive MVP of state championship squad as a senior...averaged 7.8 yards per carry and scored four rushing touchdowns...had two receiving TDs...recorded 61 tackles and seven pass interceptions, including a 92-yard touchdown return...helped lead Ensworth to three conference titles and two state championships...had a 31-4 high school record...NFF and College Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete...four-year basketball player (two state championships), three-year track member and one year on the soccer team...High School Coach:  Ricky Bowers.