74 Facts About Deshaun Watson

1. Deshaun Watson endured an NFL-high 62 sacks and didn't come away unscathed.

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2. Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson dreams of a day when he's not running for his life.

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3. Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson has scrambled for his life during his entire 23-game career in the AFC South.

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4. Deshaun Watson is okay—he just needs to be more passer and less runner.

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5. Deshaun Watson is okay—he just needs to be more passer and less runner.

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6. Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson had doubts after his ACL surgery in 2017 that ended his rookie season.

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7. Deshaun Watson is okay—he just needs to be more passer and less runner.

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8. Deshaun Watson won games at Sun Life Stadium against the University of Miami in 2015 and at Florida State's Doak Campbell Stadium in 2016.

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9. Deshaun Watson threw the game-winning TD pass to Hunter Renfrow with one second remaining.

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10. Deshaun Watson completed 7 of 15 passes for 128 yards, one score and one interception.

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11. Deshaun Watson is okay—he just needs to be more passer and less runner.

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12. Deshaun Watson took the college football world by storm in his three-plus years while playing with the Clemson Tigers and jumped on the NFL radar immediately.

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13. Deshaun Watson had the attention of football fans long before the Houston Texans selected him with the No 12 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.

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14. Deshaun Watson posted photos of the gift on Instagram along with a birthday note to his mother.

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15. Deshaun Watson has two younger siblings, a brother and sister, who are twins.

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16. Deshaun Watson spoke to the Associated Press about what the moment was like.

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17. Deshaun Watson has never defeated the New England Patriots in two starts against them in his brief NFL career, but the Houston Texans quarterback has a good understanding of what makes the three-time defending AFC champions so tough to beat.

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18. Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson surprised his mom by doing something pretty awesome to her house.

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19. Deshaun Watson came off a torn ACL, and barely played in the 2018 preseason.

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20. Deshaun Watson is okay—he just needs to be more passer and less runner.

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21. Deshaun Watson will need to step up his game to even be mentioned in the same sentence as Mahomes.

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22. Deshaun Watson will be a nice player like Philip Rivers but not an alltimer like Brady or Manning.

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23. Deshaun Watson had a pedestrian 10 yard run which ended in him being pushed out of bounds on the Colts sideline.

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24. Deshaun Watson hopes he and Mahomes have a long future as friendly rivals.

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25. Deshaun Watson knows Tom Brady and the Patriots are still at the top of the AFC for yet another year.

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26. Deshaun Watson chronicled the spiffy makeover of his mother's living room, dining room and kitchen on an online show called "My Houzz" and used the renovation website houzz.

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27. Deshaun Watson joined CBS Sports HQ to talk about the year that was and what he's doing moving forward.

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28. Deshaun Watson had a solid year, making the Pro Bowl, but the Texans were bounced in the wild card round by the Colts, bringing their season to a premature halt.

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29. Houston Texans star Deshaun Watson has used his newfound riches from the NFL to renovate the home of his mother, Deann Watson.

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30. On January 21, 2019, Deshaun Watson was named to his first Pro Bowl, replacing Tom Brady.

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31. Deshaun Watson continued his hot streak against the Cleveland Browns during Week 13.

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32. Deshaun Watson rushed for 31 yards and a 2-point conversion.

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33. Deshaun Watson is the first rookie to pass for at least four touchdowns and rush for one touchdown in a game since Hall of Famer Fran Tarkenton did so for the Minnesota Vikings in 1961.

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34. Deshaun Watson was ranked as the top quarterback available in the draft by Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Focus, and ESPN.

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35. Deshaun Watson surpassed the 4,000 yard passing mark for the season in this game.

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36. Deshaun Watson returned for the game against Georgia Tech only to suffer an LCL strain, missing most of the game.

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37. Deshaun Watson was ranked the number one quarterback recruit for the 2014 class by ESPN 300.

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38. Deshaun Watson was the first freshman quarterback Coach Miller had ever started.

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39. Deshaun Watson attended Gainesville High School, arriving there in the fall of 2010.

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40. Deshaun Watson was born in Gainesville, Georgia on September 14, 1995, to Deann Watson and Don Richardson.

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41. Deshaun Watson was selected by the Texans 12th overall in the 2017 NFL Draft.

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42. Deshaun Watson played college football at Clemson and led the team to a CFP championship game appearance in 2015 and a national championship win in 2016.

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43. Deshaun Watson was selected 12th overall in the 2017 NFL Draft by the Houston Texans.

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44. Deshaun Watson asked what time Morris's kids' basketball and volleyball games were so he could attend.

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45. Deshaun Watson has become an outspoken proponent for Habitat for Humanity.

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46. Deshaun Watson coughed into his right hand and leaned toward the microphone.

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47. Deshaun Watson is not dating any girls of his own age till now.

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48. Deshaun Watson improved in several areas from his sophomore to junior season.

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49. Deshaun Watson will draw much attention for leading his Clemson Tigers to back-to-back National Championship appearances, particularly because he was able to overtake the vaunted Alabama Crimson Tide defense just a year after falling short of them in primetime.

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50. Deshaun Watson set state career records for total offense yards, 17,134, and total touchdowns, 218.

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51. Deshaun Watson was ranked the third best quarterback in the nation out of high school by Tom Lemming, number 16 by ESPN, number 31 player and number 1 dual-threat quarterback in the nation by Rival.

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52. Deshaun Watson got Thomas involved early in the veteran receivers first game with the team against his former Denver Broncos.

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53. Deshaun Watson connected with DeAndre Hopkins for a 16-yard touchdown in the first quarter to take a 10.

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54. Deshaun Watson needs two more touchdown passes to pass Dan Marino for the second-most through a player's first 16 games.

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55. Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson has a strong connection on the field with wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins.

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56. Deshaun Watson has the Texans on a path to the playoffs built around his arms, legs and mind.

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57. In the past, Deshaun Watson would stubbornly try to buy time even when no one was open and the pocket was collapsing.

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58. Deshaun Watson has the ability to focus even during trying circumstances.

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59. Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson throws against Washington during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game at FedEx Field on Sunday, Nov 18, 2018, in Landover, Md.

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60. Deshaun Watson has thrown 18 touchdown passes and nine interceptions this season.

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61. Deshaun Watson said the Redskins made "three great plays" on the turnovers.

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62. In 2017, Deshaun Watson donated his first NFL game check to three cafeteria employees affected by Hurricane Harvey who work at the Houston Texans' NRG Stadium.

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63. In 2006, when Deshaun Watson was 11 years old, Atlanta Falcons running back Warrick Dunn donated a home to his family.

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64. Deshaun Watson was ranked 50th by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2018.

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65. Deshaun Watson made his first career start on September 14, 2017, which was his 22nd birthday, during Thursday Night Football on the road against the Cincinnati Bengals.

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66. Deshaun Watson made his first regular-season appearance on September 10, 2017, against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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67. Deshaun Watson was the third quarterback taken in the draft, behind Mitchell Trubisky, who went second overall to the Chicago Bears, and Patrick Mahomes II, who went tenth overall to the Kansas City Chiefs.

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68. In December 2016, Deshaun Watson graduated with a degree in Communication after three years at Clemson.

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69. Deshaun Watson was awarded the offensive MVP award for his performance during the national championship game.

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70. Deshaun Watson completed 36-of-56 passes for 420 yards and three touchdowns against the nation's top-ranked defense, including the last-second game-winning pass to wide receiver, Hunter Renfrow.

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71. On October 11, 2014, Deshaun Watson broke a bone in his right hand in a game against the Louisville Cardinals.

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72. Deshaun Watson received offers from numerous colleges before verbally committing to Clemson University on February 1, 2012, to play college football.

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73. Deshaun Watson 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.

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74. Deshaun Watson took a bus to and from Jacksonville for the team's Week Seven game against the Jaguars.

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