DEREK WATT RUMORS & GOSSIP

Melvin Gordon Posts Photo Of 4 Wisconsin Running Backs From 2012 That Have Been Drafted

Wisconsin football churns out great running backs seemingly every year. This year, fullback Derek Watt, little brother of former Wisconsin superstar J.J. Watt, was selected in the sixth round. He becomes the fourth back from the 2012 team to be drafted, joining Montee Ball (2013, 58th overall), James White (2014, 130th), and Melvin Gordon (2015, 15th). To honor his former teammates...
Via College Spun
April 30, 2016  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt’s brother Derek Watt drafted by Chargers in Round 6

Following in his big brother’s footsteps, Derek Watt is now a member of the NFL after he was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in Round 6 of the 2016 NFL Draft. Needless to say, J.J. Watt was stoked when his little bro was finally taken off the board. Yeahhhh!!!!!!!!!!! — JJ Watt (@JJWatt) April 30, 2016 The Chargers took Watt No. 198 overall. He has a chance to make a big...
Via Sportsnaut
April 30, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: J.J. Watt's Brother--Wisconsin Fullback Derek Watt--Trucks Over USC Defenders During Holiday Bowl

Heading into his final game Tuesday night, Wisconsin fullback Derek Watt (Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt's little brother) had just 28 yards on eight carries to his name. Fullbacks are a dying breed, and while the Badgers liked having him they just never called on him much to run the ball.Maybe with the Holiday Bowl being it for the senior the team made a point of giving...
Via FatManWriting
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Further Proof, J.J. Watt is a Freak of Nature

If you needed further proof that J.J. Watt is not human, he went on Jimmy Kimmel Live to discuss his brothers, who also attend the University of Wisconsin, but more importantly to demonstrate his ridiculous athleticism. T.J. (Tight End) and Derek Watt (Fullback) are also quite large, standing at 6’5″ and 6’2″ repsectively, J.J. states it was not uncommon for the boy to go...
Via Sports Mockery
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin football: Badgers welcome Terps to Camp Randall

The Wisconsin football team returns to Camp Randall after its second bye week and will play host to Big Ten newcomer Maryland in the first ever meeting between the two schools. The game is Saturday at 11 a.m. in Madison on the Big Ten Network. The Terrapins come in with at 5-2, including a 2-1 record in the Big Ten East, while Wisconsin is 4-2 overall and 1-1 in the Big Ten West...
Via isportsweb.com
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers FB Watt learning, teaching teammates while out injured

MADISON, Wis. -- In some respects, Derek Watt's football knowledge has increased over the past month. He has watched Wisconsin's home games high above Camp Randall Stadium from the team offices, taken an elevator down toward the team locker room and imparted wisdom of what he's seen to the other fullbacks at halftime. "It is a different perspective seeing the whole field from different...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Wisconsin Coach Gary Andersen Won His Entire Team Bucket Hats With A Perfect 60-Yard Golf Ball Chip

Wisconsin’s football players probably have a decent amount of Badgers gear, but earlier this week, they each apparently gained one more item for their wardrobe – a bucket hat. Badgers head coach Gary Andersen held a contest called the “bucket hat challenge”, which featured one player from each position group trying to land a golf ball inside the Wisconsin “W” at midfield...
Via College Spun
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers football student tickets sell out in 55 minutes, take one minute to be put on Craigslist

The University of Wisconsin put student football tickets on sale today, and it took all of 55 minutes for them to sell out according to the university. While that was well and good, what was even more impressive is that it took about one minute after that announcement for tickets to show up on Craigslist. In a great gesture to fans, a lot of Badgers took to Twitter to thank the students...
Via Madtown Badgers
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Most Important Badgers No. 13: Derek Watt

  Wisconsin Badgers beat writer Jesse Temple will be analyzing the 25 most important players to the Badgers' success in the 2014 season. Check back each weekday to see the latest player on the list. You can find every report here. Note: This is not a list of the team's 25 best players or a series about past success, but rather which of them means the most to how Wisconsin will...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers FB Derek Watt prepares for bigger role, possible TE duties

MADISON, Wis. -- A year ago, fullback Derek Watt touched the ball on approximately .004385 percent of plays during Wisconsin's entire football season. And if that number seems particularly miniscule to you, that's because it is. In total, Wisconsin ran 912 plays from scrimmage. Watt finished the season with one rush for eight yards and three catches for 20 yards with a touchdown...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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