34 - Rico Watson
Rico Watson
Height: 5-8
Weight: 200
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Nashville, Tenn.
High School: Ensworth Prep
Position: RB
gp 11
yds 304
yds/g 27.6
td 5

2013 Stats

2013:  Played in 11 games...third on the team in rushing...fifth on the squad in scoring...second on the team in kickoff return yards (236)...had a season-high 71 rushing yards against both Stetson and Valparaiso...scored a pair of rushing touchdowns against Valparaiso...

2012:  Named Butler’s Newcomer of the Year...played in all 11 games...led the team in kickoff return yards (467) and finished fourth on the squad in rushing...rushed for a career-high 87 yards on 10 carries at Valparaiso...scored first collegiate touchdown on a 19-yard pass reception at Valparaiso...named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll...

Personal:  Physical Sciences major...born 11/11/93...son of Rico and Pamela Watson...

High School: All-State running back at Ensworth High School...team captain...two-year D-II AA All-Region performer...Offensive MVP of state championship squad as a senior...averaged 7.8 yards per carry and scored four rushing touchdowns...had two receiving TDs...recorded 61 tackles and seven pass interceptions, including a 92-yard touchdown return...helped lead Ensworth to three conference titles and two state championships...had a 31-4 high school record...NFF and College Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete...four-year basketball player (two state championships), three-year track member and one year on the soccer team...High School Coach:  Ricky Bowers.

Recent Games
Oct 19 Drake W, 24-14
Oct 26 at San Diego L, 42-14
Nov 2 at Dayton W, 33-30
Nov 9 Valparaiso W, 72-12
Nov 16 at Morehead State W, 58-27
Nov 30 Tennessee State L, 31-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Rushes 50 32
Yards 304 228
Yards per game 27.6 32.6
Yards per rush 6.1 7.1
Touchdowns 5 4
Fumbles 1 1
Fumbles lost 1 1
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Aug 31 at South Dakota St. L, 55-14 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 Wittenberg W, 49-24 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Franklin W, 31-28 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Dartmouth L, 30-23 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Jacksonville W, 45-27 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 Stetson W, 35-15 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Campbell W, 35-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Drake W, 24-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at San Diego L, 42-14 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Dayton W, 33-30 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 Valparaiso W, 72-12 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Morehead State W, 58-27 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 30 Tennessee State L, 31-0 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Aug 31 at South Dakota St. L, 55-14 6 22 3.7 6 0 - -
Sep 7 Wittenberg W, 49-24 12 54 4.5 14 1 - -
Sep 14 at Franklin W, 31-28 - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Dartmouth L, 30-23 - - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Jacksonville W, 45-27 7 51 7.3 25 1 - -
Oct 5 Stetson W, 35-15 8 71 8.9 51 1 - -
Oct 12 Campbell W, 35-14 6 28 4.7 14 0 1 1
Oct 19 Drake W, 24-14 3 7 2.3 3 0 - -
Oct 26 at San Diego L, 42-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Dayton W, 33-30 - - - - - - -
Nov 9 Valparaiso W, 72-12 8 71 8.9 28 2 - -
Nov 16 at Morehead State W, 58-27 - - - - - - -
Nov 30 Tennessee State L, 31-0 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Aug 31 at South Dakota St. L, 55-14 - - - - - - -
Sep 7 Wittenberg W, 49-24 - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Franklin W, 31-28 - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Dartmouth L, 30-23 - - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Jacksonville W, 45-27 - - - - - - -
Oct 5 Stetson W, 35-15 - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Campbell W, 35-14 1 21 21.0 21 0 1 1
Oct 19 Drake W, 24-14 1 2 2.0 2 0 - -
Oct 26 at San Diego L, 42-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Dayton W, 33-30 - - - - - - -
Nov 9 Valparaiso W, 72-12 - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Morehead State W, 58-27 - - - - - - -
Nov 30 Tennessee State L, 31-0 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Aug 31 at South Dakota St. L, 55-14 - - - - - 0
Sep 7 Wittenberg W, 49-24 - - - - - 0
Sep 14 at Franklin W, 31-28 - - - - - 0
Sep 21 Dartmouth L, 30-23 - - - - - 0
Sep 28 at Jacksonville W, 45-27 - - - - - 0
Oct 5 Stetson W, 35-15 - - - - - 0
Oct 12 Campbell W, 35-14 - - - - - 0
Oct 19 Drake W, 24-14 - - - - - 0
Oct 26 at San Diego L, 42-14 - - - - - 0
Nov 2 at Dayton W, 33-30 - - - - - 0
Nov 9 Valparaiso W, 72-12 - - - - - 0
Nov 16 at Morehead State W, 58-27 - - - - - -
Nov 30 Tennessee State L, 31-0 - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Aug 31 at South Dakota St. L, 55-14 - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 Wittenberg W, 49-24 - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Franklin W, 31-28 - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Dartmouth L, 30-23 - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Jacksonville W, 45-27 - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 Stetson W, 35-15 - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Campbell W, 35-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Drake W, 24-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at San Diego L, 42-14 - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Dayton W, 33-30 - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 Valparaiso W, 72-12 - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Morehead State W, 58-27 - - - - - - - -
Nov 30 Tennessee State L, 31-0 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Aug 31 at South Dakota St. L, 55-14 4 51 12.8 17 0 - - - - -
Sep 7 Wittenberg W, 49-24 2 24 12.0 15 0 - - - - -
Sep 14 at Franklin W, 31-28 2 41 20.5 23 0 - - - - -
Sep 21 Dartmouth L, 30-23 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Jacksonville W, 45-27 1 37 37.0 37 0 - - - - -
Oct 5 Stetson W, 35-15 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Campbell W, 35-14 1 15 15.0 15 0 - - - - -
Oct 19 Drake W, 24-14 1 19 19.0 19 0 - - - - -
Oct 26 at San Diego L, 42-14 2 49 24.5 25 0 - - - - -
Nov 2 at Dayton W, 33-30 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 Valparaiso W, 72-12 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Morehead State W, 58-27 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 30 Tennessee State L, 31-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Aug 31 at South Dakota St. L, 55-14 1 22 - - 51 73
Sep 7 Wittenberg W, 49-24 1 54 - - 24 78
Sep 14 at Franklin W, 31-28 1 - - - 41 41
Sep 21 Dartmouth L, 30-23 1 - - - - 0
Sep 28 at Jacksonville W, 45-27 1 51 - - 37 88
Oct 5 Stetson W, 35-15 1 71 - - - 71
Oct 12 Campbell W, 35-14 1 28 21 - 15 64
Oct 19 Drake W, 24-14 1 7 2 - 19 28
Oct 26 at San Diego L, 42-14 1 - - - 49 49
Nov 2 at Dayton W, 33-30 1 - - - - 0
Nov 9 Valparaiso W, 72-12 1 71 - - - 71
Nov 16 at Morehead State W, 58-27 - - - - - -
Nov 30 Tennessee State L, 31-0 - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Aug 31 at South Dakota St. L, 55-14 0 0 - 0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 Wittenberg W, 49-24 6 1 - 0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Franklin W, 31-28 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Dartmouth L, 30-23 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Jacksonville W, 45-27 6 1 - 0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 Stetson W, 35-15 6 1 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Campbell W, 35-14 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Drake W, 24-14 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at San Diego L, 42-14 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Dayton W, 33-30 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 Valparaiso W, 72-12 12 2 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Morehead State W, 58-27 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 30 Tennessee State L, 31-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Aug 31 at South Dakota St. L, 55-14 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 Wittenberg W, 49-24 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Franklin W, 31-28 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Dartmouth L, 30-23 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Jacksonville W, 45-27 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 Stetson W, 35-15 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Campbell W, 35-14 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Drake W, 24-14 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at San Diego L, 42-14 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Dayton W, 33-30 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 Valparaiso W, 72-12 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Morehead State W, 58-27 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 30 Tennessee State L, 31-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
Total 11 - - - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 8 - - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - - -
September 4 - - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 11 50 304 27.6 6.1 5 51 1 1
Conference 7 32 228 32.6 7.1 4 51 1 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 37 231 38.5 6.2 4 51 1 1
Away 5 13 73 14.6 5.6 1 25 - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 8 44 282 35.2 6.4 5 51 1 1
Losses 3 6 22 7.3 3.7 0 6 - -

August 1 6 22 22.0 3.7 0 6 - -
September 4 19 105 26.2 5.5 2 25 - -
October 4 17 106 26.5 6.2 1 51 1 1
November 2 8 71 35.5 8.9 2 28 - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 11 2 0.2 23 2.1 11.5 0 21
Conference 7 2 0.3 23 3.3 11.5 0 21
Exhibition - - - - - - - -

Home 6 2 0.3 23 3.8 11.5 0 21
Away 5 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -

Wins 8 2 0.2 23 2.9 11.5 0 21
Losses 3 - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - -
September 4 - - - - - - -
October 4 2 0.5 23 5.8 11.5 0 21
November 2 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 11 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 7 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0

Home 6 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0

Wins 8 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 3 - - - - - - - 0

August 1 - - - - - - - 0
September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 11 - - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 8 - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total 13 236 18.2 0 37 - - - - -
Conference 5 120 24.0 0 37 - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home 4 58 14.5 0 19 - - - - -
Away 9 178 19.8 0 37 - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 7 136 19.4 0 37 - - - - -
Losses 6 100 16.7 0 25 - - - - -

August 4 51 12.8 0 17 - - - - -
September 5 102 20.4 0 37 - - - - -
October 4 83 20.8 0 25 - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 11 304 23 - 236 563 51.2
Conference 7 228 23 - 120 371 53.0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -

Home 6 231 23 - 58 312 52.0
Away 5 73 - - 178 251 50.2
Neutral - - - - - 0 -

Wins 8 282 23 - 136 441 55.1
Losses 3 22 - - 100 122 40.7

August 1 22 - - 51 73 73.0
September 4 105 - - 102 207 51.8
October 4 106 23 - 83 212 53.0
November 2 71 - - - 71 35.5
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 30 2.7 5 0 0 - - - - - - -
Conference 24 3.4 4 0 0 - - - - - - -
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 24 4.0 4 0 0 - - - - - - -
Away 6 1.2 1 - 0 - - - - - - -
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 30 3.8 5 0 0 - - - - - - -
Losses 0 0.0 0 - 0 - - - - - - -

August 0 0.0 0 - 0 - - - - - - -
September 12 3.0 2 - 0 - - - - - - -
October 6 1.5 1 0 0 - - - - - - -
November 12 6.0 2 - - - - - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 11 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Wins 8 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
September 4 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -