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2016: Played in seven games as a true freshman defensive tackle, making one start (at Clemson)…totaled three tackles on the season…had a season-high two stops against Northwestern in the Pinstripe Bowl.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned acclaim as one of the country's top defensive tackle prospects...compiled 135 tackles, 34 tackles for loss and 10 sacks as a senior...Chicago Tribune All-State...American Family Insurance ALL-USA Illinois Football Team...Chicago Sun-Times All-Public League...Chicago Public League Football Coaches Association All-Illini Conference...led Phillips to the Class 4A state championship with a devastating performance in the title game...collected seven tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, three sacks, two forced fumbles and added a 19-yard fumble return for a touchdown in a 51-7 win over Belleville Althoff...Phillips finished with a 14-0 record and became the first Chicago Public League team to claim a football state title...selected to play in the prestigious Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl...rated the nation's No. 25 defensive tackle by Rivals and No. 37 by 247Sports...rated the No. 7 overall prospect in Illinois by Rivals, No. 10 by 247Sports, No. 12 by Scout and No. 23 by ESPN...played under Coach Troy McAllister.

PERSONAL: Amir Watts, born 1/14/98, is the son of Afia Watts and Beyusef Ali...has seven sisters and five brothers...enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

Defense
G GS UT AT TOT TFL SACKS FR FF INT PBU
2016 7 1 2 1 3 0-0 0.0 0 0 0 0

Amir Watts
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Amir  Watts

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Wendell Phillips Academy

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 285

Position:
DL

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