Neal Watterson Athlete Profile

#21 Neal Watterson

Neal Watterson
Position: Running Back Height: 6-0 Weight: 181 Hometown: Charlotte, NC Last School: Charlotte Country Day

Personal

Born in Chapel Hill, N.C. ... son of Paul and Cydne ... two brothers, Nathan and Michael ... served an LDS mission to Las Vegas, Nev. (Spanish speaking) ... majoring in business management ... eagle scout ... member of BYU's national championship lacrosse team.

Before BYU

Played at Charlotte Country Day School for Bob Whitman ... ran for 1.993 yards his senior season, averaging 6.2 yards per carry ... member of the state championship teams in 2001 and 2002 ... All-State Offensive Player of the Year ... two-time all-state selection ... two-time all-conference first-team honoree ... team MVP ... team captain ... set a new school record for most rushing carries in a single season and a single game ... Charlotte Observer Player of the Week three times ... also played lacrosse ... USLacrosse High School All-American ... three-time all-state selection ... team captain ... junior and senior class president.