Ryan Watson
Ryan  Watson


Ellicott City, Md.

High School:
Our Lady of Good Counsel

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 298

Defensive Tackle


Purdue Runs Past Illinois, 38-27

Hunt rushes for a career-high 177 yards and a touchdown.


Spring Award Winners Announced

Coach Hazell carries on a tradition started by Coach Tiller in 1997.


Spring Practice Update - Day Eight

The offense worked on the two-minute drill on Monday,


Spring Practice Update - Day Five

The Boilermakers were back at it Tuesday night for the fifth session of spring practice.


Football Game Notes - vs. Eastern Michigan

Boilermakers set to host Eastern Michigan on Saturday.

2013: Appeared in seven games, making four starts ... had eight tackles, six solo, with one TFL ... had two tackles at Cincinnati (Aug. 31), vs. Indiana State (Sept. 7) and against No. 21 Notre Dame (Sept. 14) ... had a TFL at No. 24 Wisconsin on Sept. 21 ... had one tackle against Nebraska on Oct. 12.

2012: Appeared in nine games as a reserve ... had an unassisted tackles against Eastern Kentucky on Sept. 1 and an assisted tackle at Minnesota on Oct. 27.

High School: Three-year letterwinner ... four-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... rated as the No. 18 recruit at his position in the nation by Rivals.com ... ranked among the top defensive ends in the nation by analyst Tom Lemming ... totaled 22 tackles, two tackles for a loss, a forced fumble and two pass breakups as a senior ... team won three consecutive league titles and finished the 2011 season ranked in the top 6 in the final national rankings by Sports Illustrated (No. 4), PrepNation (No. 4), Fox Sports/Scout.com (No. 4), CBS Sports/MaxPreps (No. 5), ESPN (No. 5), Rivals.com (No. 6) and USA Today (No. 6) ... 2011 team captain ... 2011 first team all-state, all-county and all-league ... Chesapeake Bay Bowl selection as a senior ... 2010 first team all-state, all-county and all-conference ... top lineman at the US Army Combine ... high school football coach was Bob Milloy ... won the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference shot put title as a freshman.

Personal: Given name is Ryan Anthony Watson ... born March 7, 1994 ... father, Steven, played basketball at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore ... Brother, Ja'Mar, was on the track team at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute ... undecided on major.