Deshaun Watson is an American football quarterback for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League.
|Full Name||Derrick Dashaun Watson|
|Born Date||September 14, 1996.|
|Birth Place||Gainesville, Georgia.|
|Height||6’2″/ 187.96 Cm.|
|Weight||98 kg/ 216.05 Lbs.|
|High School||Gainesville College – Clemson ( 2014-2016 )|
|NFL Draft||2017/ Round:1/ Pick:12.|
|Career history||● Houston Texans (2017-2021)|
● Cleveland Browns (2022-present) Roster Status: Active.
|Career highlights and awards||● NFL passing yards leader (2020)|
● PFWA All-Rookie Team (2017)
● CFP national championship (2016)
● CFP National Championship Offensive MVP (2016)
● Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award (2016)
● Most completions with a perfect passer rating: 28
|Career NFL statistics as of 2021||Passing attempts: 1,748|
Passing completions: 1,186
Completion percentage: 67:8
Passing yards: 14,539
Passer rating: 104.5
Rushing yards: 1,677
Rushing touchdowns: 17
1.5 Million Followers
|Net Worth ( As on 2022)||$ 50 Million ( INR 3,95.51 Cr).|
|Last Updated||August 2022|
Watson was born in Gainesville, Georgia on September 14th, 1995 to his parents Deann Watson and Don Richardson. He studied at Gainesville High School from 2010 and played for the school’s Red Elephants football team. During his High-school career, Watson set numerous State records, including those for total yards(17,134), total touchdowns, career passing yards(13,077) and career passing touchdowns (155). He rushed for 4,057 yards and 63 touchdowns.Watson received offers from numerous colleges before verbally committing to Clemson University on February 1, 2012.
Watson enrolled at Clemson in January 2014. During his High-school career, Watson had worm #4, but at Clemson, that number had been retired after quarterback Steve Fuller graduated. On October 11, 2014, Watson broke a bone in his right hand in the ﬁrst quarter of a game against the Louisville Cardinals. In 2015, the Tigers qualiﬁed for the ACC Championship Game, facing off against #10 North Carolina.
Watson started his junior season positively with 248 passing yards, one touchdown, and one interception in a narrow. After defeating Ohio State 31-0 in the CFP semiﬁnal in the Fiesta Bowl and receiving the offensive MVP award. Watson was named the game’s offensive MVP. On November 8, 2016, Watson, along with three other Clemson players, Wayne Gallman, Artavis Scott and Mike Williams declared for the NFL Draft.
He was ranked the second-best quarterback by Nﬂdraftscout.com.
The Houston Texans drafted Watson in the ﬁrst round of the 2017 NFL Draft. Houston had already traded quarterback Brock Osweiler to Cleveland for draft picks earlier that year as part of what was widely considered the NFL’s ﬁrst major”salary dump”.
On May 12, 2017, the Texans signed him to a four-year, $13.84 million (INR 1,09.48 Cr) contract featuring an $8.21 million ( INR 64.94 Cr) signing bonus. He was named to the PFWA All-Rookie Team, becoming the second Texans quarterback to receive the award since David Car had done so in 2002.
In the season opener on September 9 against the New England Patriots, Watson returned from injury and threw for 176 yards with a touchdown and an interception and rushed for 40 yards as the Texans lost 27-20. On January 21, 2019, Watson was named to his ﬁrst Pro Bowl, replacing the Super Bowl-bound Tom Brady. He was ranked 51st by his fellow players in the NFL Top 100 Players of 2019 lists
In the season opener against the New Orleans Saints, Watson completed 20 of 30 passes for 268 yards, three touchdowns, and an interception while also rushing for 40 yards and a touchdown as the Texans lost 28-30.
On April 28, 2020, The Texans exercised the ﬁfth-year option on Watson’s contract. On September 5, Watson signed a four-year, $177.5 million contract extension with $111 million in guarantees, keeping him under contract through the 2025 season. This marked the second-most lucrative contract in NFL history after that of Aaron Rodgers.
Following the 2020 season Despite not being ofﬁcially suspended or placed on any reserve list, Watson was ruled out for every Texans game played in 2021 for ” non-injury reasons/personal matter.
As a result of his sexual-harassment allegations, Watson was suspended for six regular season games to start the 2022 season.
Watson is a Christian and converted to the Southern Baptist Convention after coming to Houston. In 2006, when Watson was 11, Atlanta Falcons running back Warrick Dunn donated a home to Watson’s family through Finn’s charity Homes for the Holidays, in partnership with Habitat for Humanity.
Records and achievements
- Highest career completion percentage: 67.8% .
- Most passing touchdowns in a calendar month by a rookie quarterback: 16.
- First quarterback with back-to-back games with at least 375 passing yards and 35 rushing yards.
- Longest streak of games with 3 or more passing touchdowns by a rookie in NFL history.
Texans franchise records
- Most passing touchdowns in a single game by a rookie:5
- Most passing touchdowns in a season by a rookie:19.
- Most passing yards in a game by a rookie: 301.
- Highest passer rating in a season. 112.4.
- First rookie quarterback with 3+ touchdown passes in a game.
Q.What nationality is Deshaun Watson?
Ans:- He is American by Nationality.
Q.How How tall is Deshaun Watson?
Ans:- He is 6 feet 2 Inches/ 187.96 Cm.