Chris Watt (conceived August 17, 1990) is a previous American football hostile protect who played three seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the third round, 89th generally, of the 2014 NFL Draft.He played school football at Notre Dame.
Early life and secondary school
Watt was conceived on August 17, 1990, in Glen Ellyn, Illinois to guardians Rich and Mary Pat. Watt went to Glenbard West High School in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Watt played three diverse hostile line positions on the football group. He was chosen to the 2009 U.S. Armed force All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas.
He was likewise named to USA Today All-American group and set on the Parade All-America group following his senior year. He was named the best secondary school select in the midwest by the Detroit Free Press. He was additionally named to Tom Lemming’s 26 man All-America group. He was chosen first-group All-American by MaxPreps in 2008.
Considered a four-star select by Rivals.com, he was appraised the second best hostile protect prospect in his class. He was named the 2008-09 Illinois Gatorade Player of the Year. The Sporting News named him fifth-best hostile lineman and 35th best generally. He was positioned the best in general hostile watch by Scout.com and evaluated as 68th best in general prospect in the SI.com/Takkle Top 200.
Watt redshirted as a rookie in 2009 so he didn’t play any recreations. Watt started to see some activity in 2010 as a Sophomore when he played 13 diversions. He gave profundity and reinforcement to Chris Stewart at right protect. He was the Fighting Irish’s beginning left monitor in 2011, 2012, and 2013. Amid his senior year at Notre Dame, he close by his hostile line countrymen just permitted eight sacks. This is tied for the second-least in the U.S. He began every one of the 13 diversions for the Irish in 2011.
He played 47 straight recreations and began in 34 continuous amusements previously missing the Navy diversion because of a harmed knee. He came back to begin the last three amusements of the 2013 season, before being held out of the Pinstripe Bowl versus Rutgers because of his already harmed knee.At the finish of his senior year, he was the beneficiary of the Pietrosante Award, given to the best understudy competitor who exhibited fearlessness, faithfulness, collaboration, devotion, and pride that looked like the late Irish fullback.
San Diego Chargers
Watt was chosen by the San Diego Chargers in the third round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Watt has played in 17 amusements in his expert profession, and has begun an aggregate of 8.
Watt began the 2016 season on PUP with knee damage. He was deferred by the Chargers on November 15, 2016 in the wake of falling flat his physical.
New Orleans Saints
On June 19, 2017, Watt was marked by the New Orleans Saints.
On July 26, 2017, Watt resigned from the NFL.
Watt’s incredible, extraordinary, uncle, Dan Hurley, and his granddad, William, played football at Harvard University. His dad, Richard, alluded to by his companions as Ricardo, played football at Hillsdale College and an uncle, Robert, played football at Brown University. Watt’s sibling, Kevin, played football at Northwestern and his sister, Katie, played soccer at Toledo.