Skyhawk Football | Dean Wathen
|Height/Weight||6-2 - 246 lbs.|
2012: Played in all 11 games on the defensive line, tallying five tackles (one solo), 0.5 tackles for loss and two quarterback hurries…Had a half-tackle for loss at Murray State on Oct. 13…Was responsible for a quarterback hurry in victories against Jacksonville State (Nov. 3) and against Tennessee State (Nov. 17).
2011: Appeared in four games for the Skyhawks, starting one…Recorded six tackles, three unassisted tackles and three assisted tackles…Tallied a season-best three tackles against Murray State.
2010: Appeared in 11 games on defense...Recorded 10 tackles on the season, five assisted tackles and five unassisted tackles...Blocked two kicks against Murray State.
BEFORE UTM: Was a three-year starter at defensive end and played tight end on offense in certain situations for head coach Clay Clevenger at Henderson County High School...Caught five passes for 90 yards and a touchdown...Was a second-team Kentucky Associated Press all-state selection as a defensive lineman and honorable mention on the Courier-Journal's all-state team...Named the Kentucky Football Coaches Association Class 6-A First District Player of the Year...Helped HCHS post a 9-4 won-loss record and advance to the 6-A Regional championship game...Also was a member of the HCHS swim team.
PERSONAL: Born on Aug. 4, 1991…Son of Richard and Lynda Wathen…Majoring in health and human performance.