One of 29 players to compete in all 14 games... broke into the starting lineup early in the season at left tackle and started there for the final nine games... member of offensive front that posted 581.0 yards of total offense and 433.7 passing yards to lead the nation in both categories... offense recorded at least 390 yards of total offense in 13 games, at least 500 yards in 11 games and at least 600 yards in five games... helped lead Cougars to season-high 750 yards of total offense against C-USA rival Southern Miss... made his collegiate debut against Northwestern State during the season opener... made his first collegiate start at left tackle at Mississippi State. Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl: Tied a Houston single-season record with 14 games played when he competes against Air Force.
PRIOR TO HOUSTON
Was a four-star recruit by Rivals.com at Navarro JC... ranked No. 17 junior college recruit by Rivals.com... also a four-star recruit by Scout.com... a JC Grid-Wire preseason First-Team All-America... helped lead Navarro to a final record of 10-1 and a No. 9 national ranking... picked up another JC All-America award in Fall 2008... named First-Team All-District and Second-Team, All Academic... did not allow a sack in 2008... originally signed with Texas out of high school.
WORTHING HIGH SCHOOL
A four-time All-District 22-4A performer at Worthing High School who was also his team's deep snapper... earned Second-Team All-State honors from The Associated Press and the Texas Sports Writers Association as a senior... named First-Team All-District 22-4A that season... tabbed Second-Team All-Greater Houston... notched 16 pancake blocks... led Worthing to at least 250 yards rushing in three games on the season... named First-Team All-District 22-4A as a junior... helped Worthing to an 8-4 record that year... also was a four-year letterman in basketball... averaged a double-double during his senior season... also was a three-year letterman in track and field... posted a career-long throw of 42-0 in the shot put... qualified for track Regionals in the shot put.
Full name is Roy Lee Watts, Jr.... born Sept. 16, 1986, in Houston... son of Joyce Holmes and Roy Watts, Sr., of Houston... graduated in the top 15 percent of his class... majoring in sociology.