Sept. 17, 2011 | Michie Stadium | West Point, N.Y.
About Watts: Versatile athlete ... played 2008 season at Lafayette College ... made one tackle in one game ... played at USMAPS in 2009 ... one year of eligibility remaining ... starts preseason as backup at "bandit" linebacker position.
2011: Played in 11 games, starting four times ... registered 15 tackles ... made one tackle for loss, a quarterback sack ... listed with the starting unit opposite Northwestern... registered his first career sack and first career tackle for loss against the Wildcats ... matched career high with two assisted tackles against Air Force.
2010: Did not see any varsity action.
High School: Standout linebacker and fullback at North Allegheny High School ... three-year starter ... served as team captain his senior year ... Big 33 Pennsylvania selection at linebacker ... earned Northern Five first-team all-conference honors as junior and senior ... named to All-Quad North Second Team as a sophomore ... registered 59 tackles during senior season ... recorded two quarteraback sacks ... averaged 11.9 yards per carry on 14 attempts ... totaled 73 tackles and 4.0 sacks in junior season ... rushed 13 times for 129 yards (9.9 yds/att) ... helped team to 20-4 record during final two seasons, including 11-1 mark in 2007 ... also played two years of lacrosse and one on the track and field team ... earned Scholar Athlete Award as a sophomore and a junior ... member of Multi-Cultural Student Union.
Personal: Given name is Corey C. Watts ... parents' names are Gregory and Nancy Watts ... twin brother, Zach, is a senior defensive end on Army roster ... grandfather, Joseph Perriello retired from U.S. Army as a command sergeant major ... majoring in Systems Management.