Bucknell University
Bucknell Football BIO
72 Chase Watkins

2017 All-Patriot League Second Team

2017 (Senior): All-Patriot League Second Team selection ... one of six Bison to start all 11 games ... shifted to left tackle from right tackle ... received Bucknell's John Campana Award as the most outstanding offensive lineman ... served as a mentor to the younger players on the line, a group which included nine underclassmen.

2016 (Junior): Saw action in all 11 games on the offensive line ... started nine times, including the season’s first six games at right tackle.

2015 (Sophomore): Played in final two games of season vs. Holy Cross and at Colgate in a reserve capacity ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2014 (Freshman): Did not see action in a game as a reserve defensive end.

Hershey High School: Member of football and basketball teams … helped football team to District 3 playoffs in five straight years … team captain of basketball squad.

Personal: Chase Emanuel Watkins … born Feb. 8, 1996 in Morgantown, West Virginia … son of John and Kelly Watkins … has three siblings, Anita, Scott and Nakisha … father played football at West Virginia State University and was a member of the 1976 Olympic Handball Team … cousin, R. Montgomery Donaldson, graduated from Bucknell in 1987 … great uncle, John Peck, attended graduate school at Bucknell … has an uncle that played football at Marshall University … has a cousin who played college softball at Lycoming College and another that is a member of the track & field team at Shippensburg University … great uncle, Tony Donaldson, played golf at Lycoming College ... majoring in sociology.

Position: Offensive Line
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 280
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hershey, Pa.
High School: Hershey
Graduating Year: 2014
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