Proud father of five children and New England Patriots star, Benjamin Watson is an American football player who plays at the tight end. He was born on 18th December 1980 in Norfolk, Virginia and completed his school education from the Northwestern High School in Rock Hill. During his high school studies, he participated in sports events and remained as one of the standout sprinters in track and field. Ben scored 48 out of 50 in the American IQ test called Wonderlic Test and it is the highest score by any NFL player recorded. Ben Watson was selected as 32nd player in the NFL Draft 2004 by the New England Patriots in the first round.
In the first year with the Patriots, he caught only two passes, but over the years developed into an important player of the Patriots. He was previously also with the Baltimore Ravens, the Cleveland Browns and the New Orleans Saints under contract. In 2005, Watson could break three tackles in a game and dodge five defenders to achieve a touchdown. In December 2018, Watson, as a New Orleans Saints player, announced his retirement “It was great to be part of this team and so successful in this part of my career, but the injuries add up, the body is struggling more and more and so on it will be obvious that the time has come”. However as a huge surprise on 10 May 2019 he call back his decision and renew his commitment to a year with the New England Patriots.
Benjamin Watson Biography
|Real Name||Benjamin Seth Watson|
|Birth Date||18, December 1980|
|Birth Place||Norfolk, Virginia|
|Debut||New England Patriots 2004|
Benjamin Watson Height, Weight and Body Measurement
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 3” – in centimeters – 191 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 114 kg – in Pounds – 251 lbs|
|Chest Size||45 inches|
|Waist Size||31 inches|
|Biceps Size||16 inches|
|Shoe Size||11 (US)|
|School||Northwestern High School|
|College||University of Georgia|
Benjamin Watson Affairs (Relationship Status)
|What is Benjamin Watson marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorce)||Married|
|How many children does Benjamin Watson have? (name)||7 ((Son) Isaiah, Judah, Asher, Levi (Daughters) Grace, Naomi, and Eden)|
|Is Benjamin Watson having any relationship affair?||No|
|Is Benjamin Watson gay?||No|
|Who is Benjamin Watson wife? (name)||Kirsten Vaughn Watson|
|Net Worth(Approx.)||$ 10 million|
Trivia: Important Facts about Benjamin Watson:
- Watson during his school days was a letterman in football and track.
- With score of 48 out of 50 in Wonderlic test, Benjamin is the third NFL player and tied score with two others.
- Apart from football, he is an author and written books such as Under Our Skin Group Conversation, The New Dad’s Playbook, English Schoolboy Stories and Black Wax.
- In the leadership of Tom Brady, he was a member of the New England Patriots who defeated Philadelphia Eagles to win 39th Super Bowl in 2004.
- His younger brother Asa Watson is also a NFL player and signed by Patriots on May 10th 2014 however he was released before season started.
- In 2018, his name was announced as one of the three finalists for Walter Payton Man of The Year Award by NFL.
- In March 2007, Ben and other three NFL players went to 13 days USO tour in order to greet and entertain Unites States armed forces in Iraq, Kyrgyzstan and Kuwait.