Brian Watters

Brian Watters

RS Senior

Rome, Ga.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 197

Wide Receiver

-All-Conference USA Honorable Mention
-Appeared in all 14 games with 11 starts and finished the season with 47 receptions for 651 yards and two touchdowns
-South Dakota 9/4: Caught one pass for 14 yards and had one rush for 11 yards
-NC State 9/11: Recorded six receptions for 88 yards
-At Buffalo 9/18: Hauled in three catches for 33 yards
-At Kansas State 9/25: Caught two passes for 30 yards
-UAB 10/6: Had three receptions for 35 yards and a touchdown
-At Marshall 10/13: Caught three passes for 40 yards
-Rice 10/23: Recorded three receptions for 37 yards
-ECU 10/30: Caught two passes for 55 yards
-At Houston 11/5: Had four receptions for a season-high 91 yards
-Southern Miss 11/13: Hauled in five catches for 44 yards and a touchdown
-At Tulane 11/20: Reeled in one pass for 11 yards
-At Memphis 11/27: Caught five passes for 82 yards
-SMU 12/4: Recorded three receptions for 34 yards
-Georgia 12/31: Hauled in six receptions for 57 yards

REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON (2009): Played in 10 games and started at wide receiver vs. Houston (Nov. 14)...Recorded 12 receptions for 99 yards on the season...Had two catches for 24 yards at Southern Miss (Sept. 12)...Caught four passes for 20 yards vs. Houston (Nov. 14).

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008): Led the team in receptions (42) and receiving yards (594), and tied for first in touchdowns (3) ... Hauled in three receptions for 35 yards vs. USF (Sept. 6) ... Led the team with six catches for 59 yards vs. Boston College (Sept. 20) ... Continued his string of steady performances at UTEP (Sept. 27), catching three for 51 yards ... Posted his first touchdown score of the season on a 56-yard beauty from Michael Greco vs. SMU (Oct. 4), ending the day with 83 receiving yards on just three receptions ... Had five catches for 37 yards vs. Miami (Oct. 11) ... Showed his explosive yards-after-catch (YAC) skills vs. Tulsa (Oct. 26), turning a short routine reception into a career-long 62-yard sprint to the end zone ... Also scored a second touchdown on a seven-yard reception on the way to a career-best seven-reception, 121-yard performance vs. the Golden Hurricane ... Caught two for 48 yards vs. East Carolina (Nov. 2) ... Just another day at the office vs. Southern Miss (Nov. 8), hoarding in five balls for a total of 71 yards ... Made a reception in the win at Marshall (Nov. 15) and another two grabs at Memphis (Nov. 22) ... Snagged five receptions vs. UAB (Nov. 29).

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2007): Made contributions both on special teams and as a reserve wide receiver ... Ranked second on the team with three touchdown receptions ... Recorded a solo tackle in collegiate debut at NC State (Sept. 1) ... Saw action in the Texas game (Sept. 15) ... Picked up a tackle in the Memphis win (Sept. 22) and the Louisiana victory (Sept. 29) ... Registered a takedown at East Carolina (Oct. 6) ... Recorded first career reception, a nine-yard strike from Michael Greco, at USF (Oct. 13), and finished the game with two catches for 22 yards ... Had three tackles on special teams vs. Tulsa (Oct. 20) ... Recorded first touchdown reception on an 8-yard play late in the second quarter at Southern Miss (Oct. 28) ... Finished the win over the Golden Eagles with two catches for 16 yards ... Led UCF with six receptions for 88 yards vs. Marshall (Nov. 3) ... Also had two touchdown catches in the win over the Thundering Herd, the first on a 23-yard reception late in the second quarter and the second on a 30-yard effort early in the fourth quarter ... Hauled in a 14-yard reception at UAB (Nov. 10) ... Posted an 8-yard catch in the win over SMU (Nov. 17) ... Saw time vs. UTEP (Nov. 24) ... Made his first-career start vs. Tulsa in the C-USA Championship Game (Dec. 1) ... Made two catches for 13 yards in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl vs. Mississippi State (Dec. 29).

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2006): A scholarship recruit, Watters redshirted while practicing at wide receiver for the scout team.

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterwinner at Rome High School for head coach Sid Fritts ... Second-team all-state selection as a senior ... First-team all-region and all-area ... Team captain who was selected to play in the North/South Georgia All-Star game ... Elected Homecoming King at Rome High School ... Earned team's Iron Man Award ... Spent time both at quarterback and wide receiver in high school... 58 rushes for 506 yards and seven touchdowns ... 31-of-46 passing for 428 yards and three touchdowns at quarterback ... Caught 22 passes for 572 yards and five touchdowns at wide receiver ... Totaled seven interceptions on defense and returned two for touchdowns ... Also scored two touchdowns on punt returns.

PERSONAL: Watters is the son of Michael and Michelle Watters ... Majoring in Business.

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