Justin Watson


Justin Watson and BLQK Coffee: Coffee That Strives for Social Impact

A former NFL player for the Los Angeles Rams, Justin Watson is now an entrepreneur that is seeking to use coffee as a means to create much-needed change. In late January 2000, Justin Watson was a running back for the Los Angeles Rams who had just defeated the Tennessee Titans in Super Bowl XXXIV. When he looked down at his hand that same night, his childhood dream was now a reality, as he found a Super Bowl ring on his finger.
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Ex-Super Bowl champ Justin Watson pours with a cause

Drive-ins were king a few generations ago, but the pandemic is bringing them back — not just for movies. For most people, playing a professional sport seems like the dream of a lifetime. In former NFL player and 2000 Super Bowl champion Justin Watson’s case, however, it was just a...
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Penn football alum Justin Watson wins Super Bowl LV with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Justin Watson didn’t play a single down of football in Super Bowl LV, but that didn’t stop him from making history. With a cannon firing in the background, Watson, a former standout for Penn football, hoisted the Lombardi Trophy proudly on the turf of his home field, Raymond James Stadium, with his parents by his side after the Tampa Bay Buccaneers soundly defeated the reigning champion Kansas City Chiefs by a score of 31-9.

Buccaneers' Justin Watson: Buried on depth chart most of '20

Watson finished the 2020 regular season with seven receptions (11 targets) for 94 yards and compiled 19 yards on two kickoff returns across 11 games. He also logged 17 snaps but no statistics during the NFC Championship Game win over the Packers. The season started off encouragingly enough for Watson,...

A conversation with wide receiver Justin Watson as he prepares for Super Bowl LV

Former Penn football wide receiver and current third-year Tampa Bay Buccaneers wideout, Justin Watson, also known as "JWat", is preparing to play in the first Super Bowl of his young career. With the big game only a couple of days away, here’s what Watson had to say about preparing for the game, the 2020 season as a whole, and his career journey up to this point.

A first: Justin Watson goes from Penn to the Super Bowl | Mike Jensen

They’ll tell you at Penn, after checking the archives, if Justin Watson gets on the field Sunday for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- he’ll be the first Penn Quakers player to play in a Super Bowl, to play in the NFL Championship game since before the Super Bowl era, going back to Chuck Bednarik days.

From South Fayette to the Super Bowl: Tampa Bay WR Justin Watson

The NFL’s biggest day of the year, Super Bowl Sunday, is less than two weeks away. While the Steelers will not be in the big game, there will be plenty of players with local connections taking part. Justin Watson has gone from catching passes at South Fayette High school to...

Buccaneers' Justin Watson: Healthy scratch for Week 15

Watson (coach's decision) is listed as inactive for Sunday's game against the Falcons. Watson kicked off the year with a combined seven receptions for 94 yards over three appearances between Weeks 1 and 4. Since that point, however, the 24-year-old has failed to post a single catch. When he's active over the latter half of the season, Watson's involvement has come primarily via special teams. The Penn product is averaging 17.8 snaps per game in that department since Week 8, compared to 13 total offensive snaps over the same span.