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To achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, dedication, and determination, this line has been very well proved by ‘Derrick Deshaun Watson’ renowned as Deshaun Watson is American NFL football player.
He plays for the NFL team Houston Texans as a quarterback and led the Texans to consecutive division titles between 2018 and 2019. Since his rookie season with the Texans, he was named to Pro Bowl. He is one of the prominent NFL quarterbacks who played for the Houston Texans since 2017.
Recently, he faces 22 lawsuits from 22 women in a civil lawsuit filed in March 2021.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 14 September 1995, this prominent NFL player turned 27 years old. He seems enough tall with a height which is 188 centimeters and 6’1” feet. He maintains himself very fit and healthy with a weight of 98 kilograms and 216 lbs in pounds.
He has black eyes and black hair. Moreover, he is very conscious about his physique and follows a regular and healthy diet in order to keep himself fit as a fiddle with body measurements of 41 inches chest, 32 inches waist, and 15 inches biceps approximately.
He earns a decent amount of money from his NFL career. He signed many contracts worth millions. According to the sources, his estimated net worth is around $24 million.
Education / Family
Deshaun was born and raised up in Gainesville, Georgia, USA, and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. He is born to his father Don Richardson and his mother Deann Watson. He also has two brothers named Detrick and Tyreke as well as a sister Tinisha.
For his education, he completed his schooling at Gainesville High School and further committed to Clemson University. In his junior years, he led Gainesville to a state championship and to the state semi-finals in his senior years.
|Birth Name||Derrick Deshaun Watson|
|Birth Place||Gainesville, Georgia, USA|
|Date of birth||14 September 1995|
|Height||In feet & inches: 6’1”
In centimeters: 188 cm
|Weight||In kilograms: 98 kg
In pounds: 216 lbs
|School||Gainesville High School|
|Home town||Gainesville, Georgia, USA|
|Fathers name||Don Richardson|
|Mothers name||Deann Watson
|Brothers||Detrick and Tyreke|
Career / Fashion and Style
As of his career, he was declared for the 2017 NFL Draft and was ranked as the top quarterback in the draft. He was drafted by The Houston Texans in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft and signed a four-year contract worth $13.84 million with the Texans. He made his debut for Texans against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
In November 2017, his rookie season ended with 1,699 passing yards, 19 touchdowns, and 8 interceptions after he tore his ACL during practice. In his rookie season, he was named to the PFWA All-Rookie Team and finished the 2018 regular season with career-high 4,165 passing yards, nine interceptions, 551 rushing yards, 26 touchdowns, and 5 rushing touchdowns.
In 2019, he was named to his first Pro Bowl. In April 2020, The Texans exercised the fifth-year option on his contract and signed a four-year contract extension worth $177.5 million. Watson finished the 2020 season with33 touchdowns, 4,823 passing yards, and 7 interceptions.
Deshaun Watson NFL records
- A first quarterback with back-to-back games with at least 375 passing yards and 35 rushing yards
- Most passing touchdowns by a rookie in a 7-game span in NFL history: 19
- Most passing touchdowns by a rookie in a 5-game span in NFL history: 18
- The longest streak of games with 3 or more passing touchdowns by a rookie in NFL history: 4
- Most games with at least 375 passing yards and 40 rushing yards in NFL history: 3 (tied with Steve Young)
- Most passing touchdowns for a quarterback through his first six career games: 15
- First rookie with two games of 300+ passing yards and 40+ rushing yards in a season
- First rookie to produce 5+ touchdowns in consecutive games
- Most passing touchdowns in a calendar month by a rookie quarterback: 16
- Most passing touchdowns by a rookie quarterback in one half: 4 (tied with Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston) (Week 5, 2017)
- The first player in NFL history to pass for 400+ yards, throw 4+ TD passes and rush for 50+ yards in a single game. (Week 8, 2017)
- First player in NFL history with multiple 5 passing touchdown games within his first 2 seasons: 2
- First player in NFL history to have 4,000+ passing yards, 25+ passing touchdowns, 500+ rushing yards, and 5 rushing touchdowns in a single season
- Fastest player in NFL history to have 6,500+ passing yards and 500+ rushing yards (26 games)
- Fastest player in NFL history to have 50 passing touchdowns and 10 rushing touchdowns (27 games)
- Highest career completion percentage: 67.8%
- Most completions with a perfect passer rating: 28
- Most attempts with a perfect passer rating: 33 (tied with Jared Goff)
- Most passing touchdowns in a single game by a rookie quarterback: 5 (tied with Ray Buivid, Matthew Stafford, Jameis Winston, and Daniel Jones)
Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More
Reflecting on his personal life, he is not married yet but currently, he is dating Jilly Anais.
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Some Interesting Facts About Deshaun Watson
- In 2016, he was twice the Heisman Trophy finalist.
- At Clemson, he wore jersey number 4 which was retired after quarterback Steve Fuller graduated.
- His third-place finish in Heisman is the best finish in Clemson football history in 2015.
- In April 2020, he bagged the second-biggest contract in NFL history which was worth $177.5 million.
- Watson donated his first NFL game check to three cafeteria employees affected by Hurricane Harvey which was around $27,000.
- He was the first player in NFL history to pass for 400+ yards and rush for 50+ yards in a single game.
- He led the Tigers to the CFP National Championship in his junior and final year at Clemson which their three decades drought.
- For the 2014 class, ESPN 300 ranked him the number one quarterback recruited.