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Watford in the 2014 NFL season.
|No. 78 Arizona Cardinals|
|Date of birth:||June 24, 1990|
|Place of birth:||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||295 lb (134 kg)|
|High school:||Philadelphia (PA) Simon Gratz|
|NFL draft:||2013 / Round: 4 / Pick: 116|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Earl Watford (born June 24, 1990) is an American football offensive tackle for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at James Madison, and was drafted by the Cardinals in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft.
Watford was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended Simon Gratz High School in Philadelphia, and played high school football for the Gratz Bulldogs. He was a first-team all-city selection as a senior, and was named to the second-team All-Decade Public Team on the defensive line by the Philadelphia News.
Watford attended James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where he played for the James Madison Dukes football team from 2008 to 2012. He started in 37 games over his college career, and was a first-team All-Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) selection as a junior in 2011, and again as a senior in 2012.
2013 NFL Draft
He holds the Taco Championship for eating 15 tacos in one sitting at Arizona Wilderness Brewing Co in Gilbert AZ. (02/10/15) He also holds the beer drinking record for drinking 7 "birthday mugs" which are 36 oz a piece at Arizona Wilderness Brewing Co in Gilbert, AZ
- "2013 NFL Draft results: Arizona Cardinals select guard Earl Watford with the 116th overall pick". Revenge of the Birds. Retrieved 2013-09-05.