Outlook for 2007: Possesses the tools necessary to become a productive college catcher...Had a solid fall...Appears ready to compete and battle for the everyday catching job in 2007.
2006: Redshirted the 2006 season.
Summer 2006: Hit .125 with eight RBI in 21 games for the Danville Dans
Prep: Was a four-year letterwinner at Murfreesboro's Oakland High School for coach Mack Hawk...Primarily a catcher, but saw action in both the infield and outfield in his prep career...Was one of the state's top prep power prospects...Led Oakland in homers and RBI in his sophomore and junior seasons...Earned 7AAA All-area, All-District and Junior Sun All-Tournament honors in 2004...As a junior, he hit .360 and slugged six round trippers to go with 36 RBI...Led the Patriots to a 7AAA District Championship and a third-place showing in the 2004 State Tournament...Three of his six homers in 2004, were grand slams as Oakland finished the season with a 27-10 record.... Participate in the 2004 Blue-Gray Showcase Battle of the States...Was selected to play in the 2004 WWBA World Bat Perfect Game Showcase in Florida...Hit .346, with 21 double, 6 home runs, 48 RBI as a sophomore...Finished his high school career with a .326 average and led the state of Tennessee with 21 doubles as a sophomore...Garnered All-Area, All-District and All-Region recognition in 2003...In his prep career, Watson stroked 29 doubles, 12 homers and 86 RBI...2002 All 1st team GNABA.
Personal: Full name is Steven Mark Watson...Son of Larry and Teresa Watson...Major is undeclared.