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44 Kyle Watkins

Kyle Watkins
  • Tight end
  • Grade: Senior
  • Height: 6′2″
  • Weight: 245 lbs
UNLV: A versatile returning starter at H-back who looks to be a big contributor as a senior this fall.

2010: Played in all 13 games, including starting five while lining up at TE/FB and H-back ... Caught a career-high eight passes for 110 yards ... Scored his first UNLV touchdown with a 27-yard catch and run for a score at San Diego State.

2009: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in 10 games, including starting three ... Finished with three receptions for 24 yards with a long of nine. 2008: Redshirted after joining program during preseason camp.

SCOTTSDALE: Spent the 2007 season with the Arizona community college ... Finished with 10 catches for 199 yards and a score as a freshman for the Fighting Artichokes.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2007 graduate of Cactus Shadows HS in Cave Creek, AZ ... Lettered three times for the Falcons as a wide receiver and tight end ... Helped his team to a 15-0 record and a state championship as he turned in 88 catches for 1,559 yards and 24 TDs as a senior ... Also played basketball as a prepster.

PERSONAL: Kyle Moore Watkins was born on July 6, 1988 ... The son of Debbie Gibson and Russ Watkins ... Has a half-brother, Jason, and half-sister, Becky ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

--Courtesy of UNLVRebels.com
Next Game: Men's Basketball
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  • Date/Time: Sat., Nov. 29 at 3:30 p.m. (PT)
  • Location: Thomas & Mack Center
  • Tickets: UNLV Tickets

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