Watson to forgo senior season
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Years Played: 2010 - 2014
Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney announced after practice on Wednesday that redshirt junior defensive tackle tackle Josh WatsonJosh Watson
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Swinney said that Watson will turn 24 in February after spending a year in prep school and a year redshirting at Clemson. Watson feels like it is time to take his game to the next level, but will have to have back surgery after the season is over.
This season Watson has 34 tackles and 1 sack and had 54.5 tackles and 3 sacks in 13 games last season. The 54.5 tackles led all defensive linemen for the Tigers.