DT, 6-5, 250, Saint Louis, Mo. (Christian Brothers College HS)
Watts was a three-star prospect according to ESPN, Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247Sports.com. He received a scouting grade of 85 from 247Sports and a grade of 78 from ESPN. ESPN ranked him as the No. 10 prospect from Missouri and the No. 61 defensive tackle in the country. Scout ranked him 54th among the nation’s defensive tackles. He helped Christian Brothers to a record of 9-3 in 2013, including an undefeated season in district play. Christian Brothers also advanced to the third round of the Class 6A state playoffs as Watts tallied 66 tackles, including 14.5 for loss with five sacks. As a junior, he recorded 57 tackles, including five for loss with four sacks, and one fumble recovery as the Cadets finished 11-1 and advanced to the quarterfinal round of the state playoffs. He also played basketball and soccer. He was coached at Christian Brothers by Scott Pingel. Watts chose Arkansas over numerous offers, including Missouri, Kentucky, Cincinnati and Wisconsin.