Carlos Watkins plays football professionally and is a defensive end for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. He weighs 138 kg and is 1.91 m tall. He attended Chase High School when he was playing football. As a junior, he recorded 50 tackles and 14.0 sacks. In his senior season, he recorded 15 sacks, 1 interception, 5 forced fumbles, and 1 fumble recovery.
Following high school, he enrolled at Clemson University and played collegiate football for the Clemson Tigers. He had 16 tackles and three quarterback pressures in the nine games he participated in as a true freshman in 2012. After becoming engaged in an automobile accident, his sophomore season was cut short.
As a redshirt sophomore in 2014, he made a comeback to the field. 13 tackles and four quarterback pressures were recorded in his 11 games as a backup. With 53 games, 30 starts, 191 tackles, and 14 sacks by the time he graduated from college. In the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft, Watkins was chosen by the Houston Texans.
He committed to play defensive lineman in a 4-3 scheme on March 22, 2021, when he signed with the Dallas Cowboys. He returned to the Cowboys on March 22, 2022, in a one-year deal. After being released on August 30, 2022, he was added the following day to the practice squad. On October 22, 2022, he received a promotion to the Cowboys’ active roster.
Who Are Carlos Watkins’s Parents?
Carlos Watkins’s parents are Monica and Chad Watkins. His parents have been his biggest motivation since he began his football career.