Derek Watson (gridiron football)

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Derek Watson
No. 43
Date of birth (1981-05-01) May 1, 1981 (age 35)
Place of birth Anderson, South Carolina
Career information
Status Active
CFL status International
Position(s) RB
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 223 lb (101 kg)
College South Carolina State
High school Palmetto
NFL draft 2003 / Undrafted
Career history
As player
2003 New England Patriots*
2005 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
2009 Calgary Stampeders
*Offseason and/or practice roster member only
Career stats

Derek Watson (born May 1, 1981 in Pelzer, South Carolina) is a former professional Canadian football running back for the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League. He was signed by the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent in 2003. He played college football for the South Carolina State Bulldogs and the South Carolina Gamecocks. He attended high school at Palmetto High School in Williamston, SC.

Watson has also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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