COLLEGE STATION— Texas A&M senior standout safety Armani Watts has been named to the Reese’s Senior Bowl which will be held at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018.
Watts, from Forney North High School, was the consummate playmaker in the Maroon & White the past four seasons in Aggieland. Watts was the only player in football bowl subdivision with at least 9.5 tackles for loss, four interceptions, two blocked kicks, one forced fumble and one recovered fumble. He’s also the only active FBS player with at least 300 tackles, 10 pickoffs and five forced fumbles.
The Senior Bowl has been played each year since 1950 and has been played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium since 1951. The 2017 version will be televised on NFL Network with kick at 1:30 p.m. central from Mobile.
The game allows scouts, player personnel staff, general managers and head coaches from all 32 NFL teams to attend practices, conduct player interviews and review tape.
The Senior Bowl is the nation's most unique football game and football's premier senior showcase event. It annually features the country's best senior collegiate football players and top NFL draft prospects on teams representing the North and South that are coached by the entire coaching staffs of two National Football League teams.