Earl Watford

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Earl Watford
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Watford in 2014
No. -- – Free agent
Position: Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-06-24) June 24, 1990 (age 27)
Place of birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 295 lb (134 kg)
Career information
High school: Philadelphia (PA) Simon Gratz
College: James Madison
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 4 / Pick: 116
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-CAA (2011, 2012)
Career NFL statistics as of 2016
Games Played: 33
Games Started: 12
Player stats at NFL.com

Earl Watford (born June 24, 1990) is an American football guard who is currently a free agent. He played college football at James Madison, and was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

Early years[edit]

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.

College career[edit]

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.

Professional career[edit]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

Watford was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the fourth round, with the 116th overall pick, of the 2013 NFL Draft.[1]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

On March 11, 2017, Watford signed a two-year, $6 million contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars.[2] He was released on September 8, 2017.[3]


  1. ^ "2013 NFL Draft results: Arizona Cardinals select guard Earl Watford with the 116th overall pick". Revenge of the Birds. Retrieved 2013-09-05. 
  2. ^ Gantt, Darin (March 11, 2017). "Jaguars sign offensive lineman Earl Watford". ProFootballTalk.NBCSports.com. 
  3. ^ "Jaguars Sign Offensive Lineman Josh Walker; Claim Safety Calvin Pryor Off Waivers". Jaguars.com. September 8, 2017. 

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