Armar Watson
Armar  Watson


Forrestville, Md.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190

Defensive Back


2003 First Team All-MAAC
2002 Second Team All-MAAC

Set to begin his third season as a starter in the defensive backfield ... is the Dukes top returning career interceptor with eight ... brings a team-high streak of 23 consecutive starts on the defensive side of the football ... only quarterback Niel Loebig (33) has started more consecutive games

As a junior (2003): Started all 11 games at cornerback ... totaled 51 tackles (35 solo) on the season ... the 35 solo stops ranked fifth on the team ... tied for second on the team with three interceptions for a team-best 70 yards ... took an interception 56 yards for a touchdown at Penn ... finished the Penn game with a career-high 10 tackles (9 solo) ... his 14-yard interception return vs. Robert Morris set up DU's first score in a 33-28 win ... broke up a team-high nine passes and also forced one fumble

As a sophomore (2002): Started all 12 games at the cornerback spot ... finished the year second on the team with five interceptions for 95 yards (19.0 per return) ... was also second among defensive backs with 36 tackles (26 solo) ... returned his first career interception 46 yards for a score to put the Dukes up 28-14 in what became a 35-14 season-opening win over Bucknell ... finished the Bucknell game with six tackles (5 solo) ... returned an interception 22 yards and broke up two additional passes in the 23-22 win over Lafayette ... picked off passes in back-to-back wins over Iona and Canisius ... finished with six tackles vs. the Griffs, and matched that total in the ECAC Classic at Albany

As a freshman (2001): Played in every game as an important member of the special teams ... recorded a blocked punt vs. Saint Peter's

Personal: Full name is Armar Rashad Watson ... major: marketing ... date of birth: 6/22/83.


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