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2012: Anthony is an athletic player with good top-end speed ... will be expected to return as one of the starting safeties ... most experienced player at the position in the program, should make a bigger impact on the team's turnover margin as a senior. 2011: Played in all 12 games, starting 11 ... led the Beavers with 85 tackles including four games of 10 or more stops ... made first career interception at Arizona State returning the ball 40 yards ... strong in run support. 2010: Played in all 12 games ... standout on special teams where he made eight tackles ... 27 tackles overall, including a season-high five in upset of No. 20 USC ... made his first tackle-for-loss against Stanford. 2009: Anthony solidified a spot on the second team at safety before injury kept him out of five games at midseason ... became an integral part of special teams, leading the team with five special teams tackles at the time of his injury ... posted a career-best six tackles against Portland State ... 11 tackles for the season. 2008: Anthony enrolled at OSU in winter of 2008 ... participated in spring drills ... was on his way to playing as a true freshman before a shoulder injury in fall camp derailed his season ... redshirt.
HIGHLINE: Rivals.com rated Watkins the 65th-best cornerback prospect in the nation and the 25th-best prospect overall in Washington ... also a safety ... played quarterback and running back during his high school playing career ... 2006 First Team All-Seamount League as a quarterback and second team as a safety ... averaged over 170 all-purpose yards per game as a senior ... had the best 40, shuttle and vertical leap performances in the "athlete" category at the 2006 Eugene Nike Camp ... also a track and basketball standout.
PERSONAL: Born September 13, 1988 in Seattle ... son of Garland and Iris Watkins ... has four siblings, including his twin brother Brian who is a cornerback for the Beavers ... majoring in exercise and sport science.