Brad Watson
Brad  Watson


Round Rock, TX

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Height / Weight:
6-0 / 200




Deacs Defeat No. 23 Temple to Win Military Bowl

Wake Forest earns its first bowl title since 2008 with a 34-26 victory, the first over a ranked team in five years.


Wake Forest Falls to Boston College 17-14

John Wolford throws two touchdown passes in the loss


Rushing Attack, Defense Lead Deacs to Win Over Duke

Wake Forest beat the Blue Devils, 24-14, behind 239 rushing yards and three turnovers forced on defense.


Kinal Receives All-America Nod from Phil Steele

Wake Forest redshirt senior Alex Kinal was selected as the fourth team All-America punter.


Four Deacs Voted All-ACC by Head Coaches

Brandon Chubb (first team), Alex Kinal (first team), Brad Watson (honorable mention) and Cam Serigne (honorable mentioned) earned All-ACC honors.


Photos - Military Bowl

Photos from the 2016 Military Bowl


Wake Forest vs. Clemson

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons played the No. 4 Clemson Tigers on Saturday, Nov. 19 at BB&T Field.


Wake Forest at Louisville

Wake Forest at Louisville (Nov. 12)


Wake Forest vs. Syracuse

Wake Forest battled on Oct. 8, 2016 at BB&T Field.


Wake Forest at NC State

Wake Forest at NC State (Oct. 1, 2016)

Bard Watson Profile

2016 (Senior)
Tallied seven tackles as a starter in the opener against Tulane (Sept. 1)... Recorded an interception to seal the Deacs’ victory over Duke (Sept. 10) while adding nine solo tackles...Started against Delaware (Sept. 17) but did not record stats...Recorded six solo tackles and one interception against Indiana (Sept. 23)...Recorded three solo tackles at NC State (Oct. 1)...Forced a fumble and recorded five solo tackles against Syracuse (Oct. 8)...Recorded his first pass breakup of the season against Florida St. (Oct. 15)...Tallied one solo tackle against Army West Point (Oct. 29)... Tallied three tackles against Virginia (Nov. 5)... Made his 100th career solo tackle at Louisville (Nov. 12) where he totaled two solo tackles and one tackle assist...Recorded his first tackle for loss this season and nine total tackles against Clemson (Nov. 19)... Tallied four total tackles and one pass breakup against Boston College (Nov. 26) ... Tied for the team lead with seven tackles against Temple in the Military Bowl.

2015 (Junior)
Honorable mention All-ACC pick by the ACC Coaches ... Third team All-ACC by Phil Steele ... Finished the year tied for second with 72 total tackles ... Second on the club with 47 solo stops ... Team leader with two interceptions ... Had a 12-yard interception return vs. North Carolina (10.17) and a six-yard return vs. Clemson (11/21)... Led the team with 16 pass break-ups ... His 18 passes defended tied as the second-most in a season by a Demon Deacon ... Had a school record six pass break-ups in the season finale vs. Duke ... Recorded a sack at Syracuse (9/12) ... Was on the field for 818 snaps in 2015, second on the team to Brandon Chubb's 860 ... Had three games of over 100 snaps including a high of 102 vs. Indiana.

2014 (Sophomore)
Wake Forest's top replacement at cornerback in 2014 ... Had 17 tackles in 12 games ... On the field for 374 plays ... Saw career-high 73 plays vs. Louisville ... Season-high four tackles vs. Clemson ... Recovered a fumble vs. Boston College ... Broke up a pair of passes vs. Clemson ... Had three solo tackles vs. Louisville ... Earned second varsity letter.

2013 (True Freshman)
Played in all 12 games as a true freshman, seeing time as a reserve defensive back and special teams performer ... Finished the season with nine tackles, including seven solo ... Tied for second on the team with six special teams tackles ... Made his collegiate debut in the season opener vs. Presbyterian (Aug. 29) ... Made his first career tackle at Army (Sept. 21) ... Made two solo tackles at Clemson (Sept. 28) ... Made five tackles, all coming on special teams, vs. Maryland (Oct. 19) ... Had one tackle at No. 7 Miami (Oct. 26).

High School
A 2013 graduate of Westwood High School in Austin, Texas ... Member of the Texas Class 5A Region 2 Elite Team ... A three-year letterman and starter at Westwood ... Named to the Academic All-District team ... Helped the Warriors reach the third round of the Texas 5-A Division 1 playoffs ... Had 55 tackles, three interceptions and seven pass break-ups as a senior ... Added two touchdown receptions as a receiver to go with an interception return for a touchdown and a kickoff return for a touchdown ... The Warriors won back-to-back 5A Division 1 area championships in 2011 and 2012 ... Had 67 stops, three interceptions and seven pass break-ups as a junior ... Made eight career interceptions and totaled over 150 tackles for his career ... Played for Coach Anthony Wood ... Also ran track where he competed in the 200 meters and the long jump ... Recruited by Derrick Jackson.

Son of Carlton and Alexis Watson ... Born Aug. 20, 1995.

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