Deshaun Watson

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Full Name Deshaun Watson
Age 25 Years Old
Nick Name Watson
Gender Male
Birth Date September 14th, 1995
Birth Place Gainesville, Georgia

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About Deshaun Watson

An American football quarterback is named for Deshaun Watson. He is playing for the current team, Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). He was selected by the Texans 12th overall in the 2017 NFL Draft. He was named to his first Pro Bowl in 2018. He is an active rooster who has been the two times winner of the Davey O'Brien Award, Manning Award,  Heisman Trophy finalist. Recently, on 5th September 2020, he signed a four-year, $177.5 million contract extension with the Texans with $111 million in guarantees, keeping him under contract through the 2025 season which is the second-biggest contract in the NFL's history after Patrick Mahomes' contract.  

Deshaun Watson is famous for being a professional NFL footballer. He is best known for playing as quarterback for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL).

Deshaun Watson, a famous NFL footballer

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Deshaun Watson was born on 14th September 1995 in Gainesville, Georgia, the USA. His birth name/real name is Derrick Deshaun Watson. His nationality is American and he belongs to African-American ethnicity. His race is black. His Zodiac sign is Virgo. Watson is a Christian and converted to the Southern Baptist Convention after coming to Houston. He was born to his parents; Deann Watson (mother) and Don Richardson (father). He was raised with three siblings. His older brother, Detrick, is 27 years old. He has a brother, and sister, who are twins. Tinisha and Tyreke are the youngest Watsons. He and his siblings were raised by a single mother and they literally have nothing to rely on. His mother works hard to put two times meals for kids. His mom is the victim of tongue cancer and she is unable to speak because of cancer, she has been diagnosed several times but she has not been recovered yet. As of 2019, he celebrated his 24th birthday. Concerning his education, he attended Gainesville High School, arriving there in the fall of 2010 where he played for the Red Elephants football team. He excelled in his junior year, winning a state championship and earning accolades such as Junior All-American, 2014 Player to Watch, and 2014 Top 100 Recruit. He led the Gainesville High School Football Team to the state semi-finals during the sophomore and senior years. After his high school, he committed to Clemson University on 1st February 2012 to play college football. In his first career start against the North Carolina Tar Heels, he set a school record with six touchdown passes and threw for 435 yards en route to a 50-35 victory. He underwent surgery on his left knee to repair his ACL the Friday before Clemson's bowl game against Oklahoma. For his accomplishments during the 2015 season, he was named a finalist for the Heisman Trophy. He won the Davey O'Brien Award, which is awarded annually to the best college quarterback. Additionally, he was named the 2015 ACC Player of the Year and ACC Offensive Player of the Year. He started his junior season off positively with 248 passing yards, one touchdown, and one interception in a narrow 19-13 victory over the Auburn Tigers. He graduated with a degree in Communication after three years at Clemson in December 2016.

Deshaun Watson is a very handsome NFL footballer with an athletic body build. He stands tall at the height of 1.88 m or 6 ft 2 in. His balanced weight consists of 98 Kg or 215 lbs. His eye color and hair color, both is black. Overall, he has got a healthy body with a charming personality attracting a lot of people towards him. 

Deshaun Watson's Professional Football Career

  • Watson began his professional career when he was drafted by the Houston Texas in the first round (12th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft. 
  • He was the third quarterback taken in the draft, behind Mitchell Trubisky and Patrick Mahomes.
  • The Texans signed Watson to a four-year, $13.84 million contract featuring an $8.21 million signing bonus on 12th May 2017 and made his first regular-season appearance on 10th September 2017 against the Jacksonville Jaguars where he finished with 102 passing yards, a touchdown, and an interception, as the Texans lost by a score of 29-7.
  • He then made his first career start on 14th September 2017 against the Cincinnati Bengals where he finished with 125 passing yards, 67 rushing yards, and a 49-yard rushing touchdown as the Texans won 13-9. 
  • His performance in Week 4 earned him AFC Offensive Player of the Week.
  • He posted his first career game with over 400 passing yards against Seattle Seahawks. 
  • Again, he was named the AFC Offensive Player of the Month and the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month for October. 
  • He was injured as he tore his ACL during practice and ended his rookie season on 2nd November. 
  • He finished with 1,699 passing yards, 19 touchdowns, and 8 interceptions in 7 games of his rookie years. 
  • He underwent successful surgery on 8th November on his right knee to repair his ACL, and no further knee damage was reported. 
  • He was named to the PFWA All-Rookie Team, becoming the second Texans quarterback to receive this award since David Carr in 2002.
  • He returned from injury to play against the New England Patriots on 9th September 2018. He threw for 176 yards with a touchdown and an interception and rushed eight times for 40 yards as the Texans lost by a score of 20-27.
  • After that, he played against Tennessee Titans during week 2, against the New York Giants in Week 3, against Indianapolis Colts during Week 4, against the Dallas Cowboys during week 5, against Buffalo Bills in week 6, against the Jacksonville Jaguars in week 7, against Miami Dolphins in week 8, against Denver Broncos in week 9, against Washington Redskins in week 10, against New York Jets in week 15, finishing the regular season with a career-high 4,165 passing yards, 26 touchdowns, nine interceptions, 551 rushing yards, and five rushing touchdowns.
  • He was named to his first Pro Bowl, replacing the Super Bowl-bound Tom Brady on 21st January 2019, and was also ranked 51st by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2019.

Deshaun Watson rushing the ball against the opponent

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  • He completed 20 of 30 passes for 268 yards in the 2019 season opener against New Orleans Saints where he had three touchdowns, and an interception while also rushing for 40 yards and a touchdown as the Texans narrowly lost by a score of 30-28.
  • He threw for 351 yards and three touchdowns, including a 53-yard touchdown to tight end Jordan Akins against Los Angeles Chargers in week 3. Because of his spectacular performance, he was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week. 
  • He then threw for 426 yards and five touchdowns with no interceptions for a perfect passer rating in the 53-32 victory against Atlanta Falcons; earning him his second AFC Offensive Player of the Week award. 
  • During Week 13 against the New England Patriots on Sunday Night Football, he threw for 234 yards and 3 touchdowns and caught a six-yard touchdown pass from wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins in a 28-22 victory, en route to his third AFC Offensive Player of the Week award of the season.
  • He finished the 2019 season with 3,852 passing yards, 26 passing touchdowns, and 12 interceptions to go along with 413 rushing yards and seven rushing touchdowns. 
  • In the Divisional Round against the Kansas City Chiefs, he threw for 388 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 37 yards and a touchdown as the Texans lost on the road by a score of 51-31 after blowing a 24-0 lead in the second quarter.
  • After that, the Texans exercised the fifth-year option on Watson's contract on 28th April 2020. 
  • He then signed a four-year, $177.5 million contract extension with the Texans on 5th September 2020 with $111 million in guarantees, keeping him under contract through the 2025 season which is the second-biggest contract in the NFL's history after Patrick Mahomes' contract.

Awards and Achievements of Deshaun Watson

  • 2× Pro Bowl (2018, 2019)
  • PFWA All-Rookie Team (2017)
  • CFP National Champion (2016)
  • Best Male College Athlete ESPY Award (2017)
  • Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award (2016)
  • ACC Athlete of the Year (2016, 2017)
  • 2× Davey O'Brien Award (2015, 2016)
  • 2× Manning Award (2015, 2016)
  • 2× Heisman Trophy finalist (2015, 2016)
  • Heisman Trophy runner-up (2016)
  • ACC Player of the Year (2015)
  • ACC Offensive Player of the Year (2015)
  • Consensus All-American (2015)
  • Second-team All-ACC (2016)
  • USA Today High School All-American (2013)

NFL stats as of 2019

TD–INT:                             71-29

Passing yards:                     9,716

Completion percentage:  66.8

Passer rating:                     101.0

Rushing yards:                     1,233

Rushing touchdowns:      14

Who is Deshaun Watson's Girlfriend?

Deshaun Watson with his girlfriend, Jilly Anais

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Deshaun Watson is not a married man. He is currently in a relationship with his beautiful girlfriend. Watson is dating Jillyann Anais Moor, a model, social media influencer, singer, and actor. She was born in Houston, Texas, in 1996 and has a background in competitive dance and competitive cheer and was a varsity cheerleader in high school. Jillyann has garnered quite the following online. She has more than 2 million followers on Instagram and more than 500,000 subscribers on YouTube, where she updates her fans about her life. Before dating Watson, Anais dated San Antonio Spurs point guard Dejounte Murray. The relationship ended badly. She also revealed their love story in one of her YouTube videos. One day in the year 2019, Anais said she told him she was going to a 7 a.m. hot yoga class with a friend. Watson invited himself. The pro quarterback ended up being five minutes late because he got pulled over by police on his way to the session. That marked the first time the two actually met, but it wasn't the first time they made eye contact. Watson said they locked eyes while with different parties at a Los Angeles restaurant. They both recently celebrated their one-year anniversary of dating. As of today, he is happily in love with Jillyann Anais. The duo is enjoying their life a lot without any disturbances. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. 

Previously, Deshaun was in a love relationship with Dallas Robson since his college days. The duo also dated for a long time. Dallas is a basketball player and soccer player by profession. Besides this, he was rumored to be dating the former adult movie star and model Mia Khalifa in the year 2017. Mia Khalifa posts a video of handing out with Deshaun Watson on Twitter. In one of the interviews with Mia Khalifa, she said, "It all started over a home-cooked meal when Deshaun moved to H-Town. Mia says she lives close to Watson and, with him being new to the area, she invited him to her place for some hospitality, and from that day we have been tight ever since. No sex though." 

Deshaun Watson's Net Worth 2020

Derrick Deshaun Watson is a famous and well-known football quarterback. He has made a huge amount of money until now. As of 2020, the net worth of Deshaun Watson is estimated to have $4 Million. On 12th May 2017, the Texans signed him to a four-year, $13.84 million contract featuring an $8.21 million signing bonus. On September 5, 2020, Watson signed a four-year, $177.5 million contract extension with the Texans with $111 million in guarantees, keeping him under contract through the 2025 season. He is earning a salary of around $53 Million annually. As of today, he is satisfied with his earnings and he is living a cool lifestyle.