Naasir Watkins, Offensive Lineman, 6-5, 300, Fr-HS, Laurel, Md. (Our Lady of Good Counsel) – A three-star offensive line prospect by all four major recruiting services … Played tackle and tight end in high school as he possesses an uncommon level of athleticism for a high school lineman … Ranks as the No. 19 recruit in the state of Maryland and the No. 92 overall offensive tackle in his class according to 247 Sports … lists Watkins as 94th-best offensive tackle in the nation …’s scouting report says, “Watkins is a prospect with some raw ability and upside. Good height and bulk with a frame and build that can still be reworked some to carry and better maximize more mass. Displays good strength though room to improve and while good sized he still looks to have youthful type build” … Earned second-team All-Sentinel by The Sentinel Newspapers … Named second-team All-Conference defense by the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) … Coached by Bill Milloy … Chose Kentucky over offers from Bowling Green, Ohio, Dartmouth and Coastal Carolina … Name pronounced “Naasir (nah-SEAR)”

Coach Stoops says: “Naasir has good size and the ability to change directions quickly. He loves playing the game and has a bright future.”

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