Overpower Receivers Through Breaking up Passes with Kenyatta Watsonby Kenyatta Watson
Having played in four games for The University of Texas, Kenyatta officially transferred to Georgia Tech, having 4 more years of eligibility to play.
Redshirted after playing in only four games … made appearances against Louisiana Tech, West Virginia, Iowa State and Texas Tech … totaled six tackles and one pass breakup… finished with three tackles (two solos) and one pass breakup against the Red Raiders after finishing with one tackle apiece in the previous three games he played.
An All-American, all-county and all-region honoree … selected to the 2019 Under Armour All-America Game … named All-USA Georgia second team … ranked No. 113 nationally, No. 10 in Georgia and No. 12 at cornerback according to Rivals … rated No. 267 nationally, No. 30 in Georgia and No. 29 at cornerback by 247Sports … listed at No. 89 on the ESPN300, as well as No. 12 in Georgia, No. 46 in the region and No. 10 at cornerback … selected second-team All-County and earned the Dave Hunter Award for community service for Grayson by the Touchdown Club of Gwinnett in 2018 … accounted for 91 total tackles (67 solo), four tackles for loss, 17 passes defended, two interceptions, two forced fumbles, one safety, one blocked field goal and one blocked extra point as a senior … allowed one reception and no touchdowns on 29 targets … part of a defense that allowed just 15.2 points per game … registered at least three tackles in seven games … blocked a punt and made three tackles against Tucker … posted five tackles against Marietta … collected six tackles and an interception against South Forsyth … pulled in an interception against Shiloh … helped Grayson to a 10-3 overall record, including a 5-0 region mark and title, and an appearance in the AAAAAAA quarterfinals in 2018 … tabbed first-team All-Region 8-AAAAAAA in 2017 … recorded 80 tackles (60 solo), 22 pass breakups, three interceptions, and six tackles for loss as a junior … allowed no touchdowns on 33 targets … part of a defense that allowed just 11.8 points per game, including two shutouts … helped Grayson to a 10-2 overall record, including a 4-1 region mark, and an appearance in the second round of the AAAAAAA playoffs in 2017 … registered 38 tackles (22 solo), six pass breakups, one interception and one tackle for loss as a sophomore … allowed just two receptions and no touchdowns on 13 targets … part of a defense that allowed just 11.8 points per game, including three shutouts and seven games allowing seven points or fewer … the defense had a five-game stretch allowing a total of 12 points … helped Grayson to a 14-1 overall record, including a 5-0 region mark and title, and the AAAAAAA State Championship in 2016.