12 Dontel Watkins
Dontel Watkins


Nashville, Tenn.

High School:

Last College:
Butler CC

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 189

Wide Receiver




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Quickly: Changing jersey number from 85 to 12... Shifting back to wide receiver after seeing action as defensive back during spring drills... Big, strong, powerful player who has a great deal of speed to match size.

2010 (So.): Saw action in all 12 games and was a starter nine times at wide receiver... Led the team in passing receptions, yards and TD's, catching 42 passes for 492 yards and four TD's... Also carried the football three times for 26 yards and made one solo tackle... Caught a season-high six passes for 82 yards and a TD at Nevada.

Junior College: Joined the Aggies from Butler CC, the winningest junior college program in the country with the highest winning percentage since 1998 and the No. 1 program in NJCAA since 2000... Redshirted during Butler's 2008 national championship season... Earned first-team all-Jayhawk Conference accolades as a kick returner and honorable mention all-Jayhawk Conference recognition as a wide receiver in helping the Grizzlies to an 8-3 ledger and a No. 10 national ranking... Had a 36.8 yards per kick return average with one TD... Also had 16 receptions for 370 yards (23.1 ypc) with three TD's, as well as three rushes for 21 yards with an additional TD.

High School: Was a three-sport letterwinner in football, basketball and track & field at Antioch HS... Earned third-team all-state honors in football for senior season, as well as earning all-state recognition for track & field in the long jump.

Personal: Born April 4, 1990... Son of Tunita Watkins... Has four brothers and one sister... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies... Chose USU because of the family feel of the team and coaches.

Receiving	G/GS	No.	Yds.	Avg.	TD	LG  
2010 (So.)	12/9	42	492	11.7	4	42

Rushing		No.	Yds.	Avg.	TD	LG  
2010 (So.)	3	26	8.7	0	14

Defense		UT	AT	Total
2010 (So.)	1	0	1
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