Adam

Watson

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#16

Defensive Back
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
City/State: Lincoln, Neb.
High School: Niwot (Colo.)

Bio

Adam Watson provided depth in the secondary and on special teams throughout his Nebraska career. A walk-on, Watson also spent time at receiver during his career, but missed his senior season because of a shoulder injury. Watson graduated in December of 2010 with a degree in communication studies.

2010 (Senior)
Watson underwent shoulder surgery early in the 2010 season and was sidelined for the remainder of the year.

2009 (Junior)
Watson played against Louisiana-Lafayette at receiver.

2008 (Sophomore)
Watson appeared in two games as a reserve safety, playing against New Mexico State and Kansas State. He did not record a tackle.

2007 (Redshirt Freshman)
Watson provided depth in the secondary, but did not play in a game.

2006 (Redshirt)
Watson sat out the season as a redshirt and worked on the scout team.

Before Nebraska (Niwot HS)
Watson graduated from Niwot High School in Colorado, before moving to Lincoln following graduation. The younger Watson played safety, tight end and fullback for Coach Ron Tesone and earned all-conference honors. Watson was part of three state playoff teams.

Personal
Adam is the son of Shawn and Anita Watson and was born on April 2, 1988. He has assisted with the Huskers' team hospital visits and YMCA Healthy Kids Day.

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