American Football Database
American Football Database
Joe Watson
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Watson on a 1950 Bowman football card
No. 51
Position:Center / Linebacker
Personal information
Born:(1925-08-19)August 19, 1925
Sherman, Texas
Died:November 2, 2006(2006-11-02) (aged 81)
Houston, Texas
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
NFL Draft:1950 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5
Career history
* Detroit Lions ( 1950)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Joseph LaVernie Watson (August 19, 1925 – November 2, 2006) was an American football player who played one season with the Detroit Lions of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions with the fifth overall pick of the 1950 NFL Draft. He played college football at Rice University.[1]


  1. "JOE WATSON". Retrieved September 18, 2014.

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Template:1950 NFL Draft