Eric Watterson
Running Back 24
180 lbs.
Last School
Mountain Crest High School
Roster Years
2000 | 2002-2004


Born in Logan, Utah ... parents are Scott and Michele Watterson ... one of five children ... an Eagle Scout ... served a Church mission to Taipei, Taiwan (2000-2002) ... communicates fluently in Chinese ... father, Scott, is currently serving in Taiwan as a mission president (2004-2007) ... father played football at Snow JC ... brother, Mark, signed to play football at Utah State ... plays the piano and composes his own music ... recruited by Utah State, Miami (Ohio), Utah, Weber State, Southern Utah, and University of Chicago.

Before BYU

A three-year letterwinner at Mountain Crest HS ... an all-region, and all-Cache Valley selection ... earned honorable mention all-state honors ... a National Grid Iron Great ... rushed for just under 1,000 yards as a junior ... under a different offense as a senior, ran for over 700 yards ... also participated in wrestling, soccer, baseball and track ... an honor roll student throughout high school.

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2002

A significant contributor on the scout team ... participated in spring drills.

Sophmore Year 2003

Started at running back in both JV games ... ran for over 60 yards against Georgia Military ... participated in spring drills.

Junior Year 2004

Participated in spring drills ... recorded four carries for 11 yards and two recpetions for 27 yards in the annual Blue-White game ... will compete for playing time at running back during fall camp.

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year 2000

Redshirted as a true freshman.

Medical Redshirt Year 2000

Redshirted as a true freshman.