Rams add son of J.C. Watts

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The St. Louis Rams have unveilved a 15-member class of undrafted free agents. Among them is Tulsa running back Julius “Trey” Watts.

The son of former Oklahoma star quarterback and former U.S. Congressman J.C. Watts, Trey walked on at Tulsa. As a senior in 2013, he rushed for 1,329 yards and a touchdown.

The elder Watts never played in the NFL, but he was named the Grey Cup MVP in 1981 as a member of the Ottawa Rough Riders.

The Rams also have added Bowling Green tight end Alex Bayer, South Dakota cornerback Jarrid Bryant, Central Michigan safety Avery Cunningham, New Mexico receiver Austin Franklin, Bacone defensive tackle Deantre Harlan, Minnesota linebacker Aaron Hill, Western Kentucky fullback Kadeem Jones, Mississippi tackle Emmanuel McCray, Cal Poly linebacker Johnny Millard, Florida cornerback Marcus Roberson, Nicholls State tackle Abasi Salimu, East Texas Baptist receiver Jamaine Sherman, West Texas A&M defensive tackle Ethan Westbrooks, and North Alabama linebacker Tavarius Wilson.

6 responses to “Rams add son of J.C. Watts

  1. I heard Robert Godhigh the RB out of Georgia Tech has an offer from the CFL if the Falcons don’t end up bringing him in. Or some other team from the NFC South could beat them to the punch. Give him a shot somebody!

  2. This kid’s good. I’d love to see him earn a roster spot, but will probably be on Teams if he does.

  3. J.C. Watts was my all-time favorite college quarterback. Even as a kid living in small town Georgia, I tried to keep my eye on him when he played in the CFL. He and Joe Theismann are the reason I came to love dual threat quarterbacks two decades before they were popular. If it hadn’t been for J.C. Watts, I might not have had the insight to jump on Steve McNair’s bandwagon the moment he arrived in Nashville. Thanks J.C. and all the best to your son, Trey!!

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