John Watts
John Watts
Height: 5-3
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Willacoochee, Ga.
Major: Pre-Med
Weight Class: 125
Previous School: Coffee HS

2018-19: Wrestled 26 bouts at 125 pounds...Posted 18 wins...Earned a 15-14 decision over his George Mason opponent, before earning a 9-6 decision over teammate Frank Velez at the Hokie Open (Nov. 4)...Won the 125-pound weight class at the King Open (Nov. 11)...Picked up a 6-4 decision against his Midway opponent, beat his Reinhardt opponent by major decision 14-5 and clinched the weight class with a 9-7 tiebreaker win over his opponent from King (Tenn.)...Earned a 16-7 major decision win against Bellarmine and also earned a 6-4 win by decision against Western State Colorado (Dec. 2)...Posted two wins at the Midwest Classic (Dec. 15-16)...Defeated his Kentucky Wesleyan opponent by fall (5:49) and also posted a 15-9 win by decision against his Tiffin opponent...Earned a 12-8 decision over his opponent from Limestone (Jan. 8)...Earned a 13-6 decision over his Mercyhurst opponent (Jan. 12)...Pinned his Truett-McConnell opponent in 2:34 (Jan. 12)...Won by tech fall (21-6, 6:16) against Emmanuel (Ga.) (Jan. 19)...Picked up a win by forfeit against Belmont Abbey (Jan. 25)...Earned a 6-4 sudden victory against Newberry (Jan. 30)...Picked up an 8-6 decision against Queens (N.C.) (Feb. 3)...Earned an 18-2 tech fall (1:21) against Liberty (Feb. 17).

High School: Attended Coffee High School where he wrestled for the Trojans...Three-time GHSA state finalist, two-time state champ...Finished 40-0 during his senior season and 190-13 for his career...Member of the Coffee Takedown Club and a two-time AAU state champ...National Honor Society member.

Personal: Son of Jessica Baker, Cade Paulk, and Amy Paulk...Brother of Devonte Watts and Kawanzi Baker.