#22 Justin Watson
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 180
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Washington, D.C.
High School: Friendship Collegiate Academy
Major: Undeclared
Experience: 1 Letter
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Second-year member of the squad as a redshirt freshman • talented cornerback who is expected to make a big contribution this fall • slated to challenge sophomore Roman Tatum for starting spot at cornerback and is expected to add solid support on special teams • 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 • outstanding athlete who has good speed and defensive skills • former running back who can make things happen with the ball in his hands.

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. 

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