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    Asa Watson

    Graduate Student

    Rock Hill, S.C.

    High School:
    Rock Hill

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 237



    Five to Play in Football All-Star Games

    Dontae Johnson will play in the Senior Bowl, Robert Caldwell in The College All Star Bowl, & Darryle Cato-Bishop, Quintin Payton and Asa Watson in the Medal of Honor Bowl


    Program Spotlight: Asa Watson

    Watson Looks to More Than Football for Life Fulfillment


    Pack Players Select Leadership Council for 2013

    Core group will represent each position on field


    Pack Elects Leadership Council

    Team elects group of peers to `position of respect'


    Spring Break with a Purpose, Day 4

    Wolfpack Student-Athletes share their time and faith


    NC State vs. Maryland

    NC State vs. Maryland football game on November 30, 2013


    NC State vs. Vanderbilt

    Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl - December 31, 2012 (Photos by Jack Tarr)


    NC State vs. Miami

    NC State vs. Miami

    In 2013: Starting tight end.

    In 2012: Started five games when the Pack opened in a two tight end set ... Had 22 catches for the season, he caught his first career touchdown pass in the win over Wake Forest ... Named to the All-ACC Academic team.

    In 2011: Red-shirted the 2011 campaign after undergoing heart surgery ... Named to the 2011-12 ACC Academic Honor Roll.

    In 2010: Reserve tight end who saw action in every game ... Blocked a punt at Georgia Tech, it was recovered for a touchdown ... Caught his only pass of the season, a 22-yarder, in the win over Florida State.

    In 2009: Played in nine games for the season, his one reception was a six-yarder in the win over Gardner-Webb ... In for a season-high 37 snaps versus Murray State ... Also saw action on special teams.

    Prep: Rated No. 10 at tight end by after playing for Coach Joe Montgomery and serving as a captain ... Tallied 16 catches for 423 yards and two TDs as a senior ... Also played defensive end... An all-state selection ... A Shrine Bowl selection, he won the event's Outstanding Achievement Award for the highest GPA among participants ... A Shrine Bowl captain ... Named to the All-Region 4-AAAA team twice ... Attended the Palmetto Boys State program that recognizes outstanding high school students ... Selected to represent his team at the South Carolina High School League Leadership Conference ... Was also selected as a Carolina Panthers Community Captain ... A member of the track and field team where he was the state runner-up in the discus throw and was an all-region performer in the discus, shot put and 110 meter hurdles ... His older brother Ben was a starting tight end for the New England Patriots and now plays for the Cleveland Browns and his sister, Karis, plays volleyball at Clemson ... Did mission work in Jamaica in the summer of 2012, he spent time working with youth on Skid Row in L.A. in 2011 ...Earned his degree in communication.

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