Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Alex Watkins

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Weakside defensive end
Brownsville, Tennessee
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  • Ht:6'5"
  • Wt:225 lbs
  • 40:4.65 secs
  • Bench Max:295
  • Squat Max:415
  • Vertical:33 inches
  • Class:2007 (High School)
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College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
AlabamaCOMMITTED (06/18/2006)Offered01/12/2007Sparky Woods
ClemsonNoneOfferedNoneVic Koenning
MemphisNoneOfferedNoneRandy Fichtner
Mississippi St.NoneOfferedNoneReed Stringer
TennesseeNoneOfferedNoneMatt Luke
Texas TechNoneOfferedNone

Scouting Report on Alex Watkins

by JC Shurburtt - 07/29/2006
In person, you can tell that his frame will be able to carry additional weight in college. He’s tall, lean and rangy, has long arms and has the build that colleges look for in defensive ends. On film, displays excellent change of direction ability, comes off the ball hard and has good closing speed. Really gets after it when rushing the quarterback. Recovers well. Chases down ball carriers from behind quite often. Will need to develop a variety of ways to avoid blockers at the college level.

Latest News

Alex Watkins talks about Tide trip01/14/2007

Brownsville standout Alex Watkins surprised a few people this summer when the Tennessee native chose the Tide in June. The 6-foot-5, 230-pounder surprised even more when he stayed true to his earlier verbal during the Alabama coaching search. This weekend Watkins was at the Capstone for his official and indicated that he the current staff was worth the wait.

Can Vols get Watkins to visit?11/29/
Video: Alex Watkins makes plays11/08/
Watkins raves about his first UA game10/16/
New additions to Rivals25009/07/ Football Recruiting
AMP: Strong year for Tennessee talent07/13/ Football Recruiting
Donald on top of Tennessee07/05/ Football Recruiting
Video: Alex Watkins off the edge07/03/
AMP: Alex Watkins talks Tide06/29/ Football Recruiting
June heatwave for 'Bama06/28/
Watkins ready to roll06/16/
Watkins lured by defense and academics05/18/
Vols offer another in-state prospect04/27/
Alabama offers Tennessee DE04/12/


Year UTTckTFLSck
2006 (Sr.)69116199
2005 (Jr.)-70-16