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37 Kyle Watson

Kyle Watson
  • Kicker / Punter
  • Grade: Senior
  • Height: 5′9″
  • Weight: 215 lbs

2009 Season Statistics by Game

Game Rushing
Date Opp. W/L Score Att Yds Yds/Att TDs
9/19 HAW W 34-33 - -
10/3 at UNR L 28-63 - -
10/10 BYU L 21-59 - -
10/17 UTAH L 15-35 - -
10/24 at NM W 34-17 - -
10/31 at TCU L 41-0 - -
11/7 CSU W 35-16 - -
11/14 at AF L 17-45 2 -11 -5.5 -
11/28 SDSU W 28-24 - -
Totals    2 -11 -5.5
UNLV: A former walk-on transfer who will again compete for the Rebels' place-kicking job this fall as a senior ... Awarded a scholarship for 2008, he and junior Ben Jaekle will both vie for the team's kickoff, extra-point and field-goal duties ... Can also serve as a punter ... Needs 11 more extra points to break the school record for most consecutive converted (45 by Dillon Pieffer in 2001-02 and Jim Cook 1986-88).

2008: Turned in near-perfect season serving as team's short-range place-kicker ... Hit all 35 extra points he attempted and finished 7-8 in field goals with a long of 38,

2007: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in all 12 games ... Served as the team's primary kickoff specialist.

2006: Sat out season per NCAA transfer rules.

TEXAS SOUTHERN: Competed during 2005 season for the historically black I-AA school located in Houston ... Made six of 10 field goal attempts with a long of 45 while hitting on 22-26 extra-point attempts for coach Steve Wilson ... Also punted for the Tigers and averaged 38.1 yards per attempt with a long of 57 ... Also kicked off 55 times ... Named SWAC Specialist of the Week on Sept. 17 and league's Newcomer of the Week on Oct. 1.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2005 graduate of Rancho Cucamonga HS ... A three-time letterwinner as a P/PK for coach Chris Van Duin ... Made 19 of 27 career FGA, including a long of 53 as a senior ... Averaged 36 yards as a punter from 2003-05 ... An All-Baseline League midfielder for the soccer team ... Earned a spot on the Inland Valley All-Star Team in 2005 ... Also lettered in baseball as a shortstop for the Cougars.

PERSONAL: Kyle Richard Watson was born on Jan. 9, 1987, in Bellflower, CA ... The son of Scott and Tricia Watson ... Has an older brother, Derek, and a younger sister, Mindi ... Father played basketball at BYU-Hawaii ... Majoring in university studies.

--Courtesy of UNLVrebels.com
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