Third-year member of the squad as a sophomore • lone returning full-time starter in the Delaware secondary • All-Colonial Athletic Association candidate • could also contribute on special teams • outstanding athlete who has good speed and defensive skills • former running back who can make things happen with the ball in his hands • had one tackle in Blue-White Spring Game in May.
Earned starting cornerback position as a redshirt freshman • started all 12 games at cornerback and was one of five defensive players and two defensive backs to start every game • ranked second among UD defensive backs with 41 tackles (28 solo) and had a half-sack • ranked fifth on team with four pass breakups • had at least one tackle in all 12 games led by a career-high seven stops in win at James Madison • added five stops vs. Delaware State and four each vs. Colgate, Elon, and New Hampshire • had half-sack vs. Albany • named Blue Hen Touchdown Club Defensive Player of the Week vs. Towson and BHTD Club Special Teams Player of the Week vs. New Hampshire (recovered on-side kick) • team ranked No. 4 in the CAA in passing yards allowed per game (197.2) • enjoyed an outstanding spring and was named the Blue Hen Touchdown Club Most Improved Player on defense for the session • had two tackles (one solo) in the Blue-White Spring Game.
Did not see game action as a backup cornerback and retained freshman eligibility • moved up to No. 3 on depth chart.
Played at Friendship Collegiate High School for head coach Aazar Raheem • played cornerback and running back and returned kicks • earned All-Metro honorable mention honors as a defensive back in 2012 as a senior • team went 8-3 and captured the Washington, D.C. city title his senior year • intercepted three passes and had four punt returns for touchdowns in 2012 • scored two touchdowns in the city championship game • also a member of the track & field team as a sprinter.
Justin Bynum Watson • born Jan. 10, 1995 • son of James Watson and Theresa Williams • has not declared a major at Delaware • hobbies include drawing.
|| Tackles (Solo)
||0.5-3 / 0.5-3
||0.5-3 / 0.5-3
Tackles: 7 vs. James Madison, 2014