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    Keith Watkins II
    Keith Watkins II

    Class:
    RS Freshman

    Hometown:
    Cincinnati, Ohio

    High School:
    Moeller

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 180

    Position:
    CB



    2013: Redshirted his rookie season ... Named NU's Defensive Practice Player of the Week after the Michigan State game and Special Teams Practice Player of the Week following Michigan.

    High School: Rated as the No. 34 RB prospect in the country by Rivals.com ... Ranked the No. 56 RB recruit by Scout.com ... Rated as the No. 24 overall recruit to come out of Ohio by Rivals.com ... Played four years of varsity football at Moeller ... As a senior, racked up 2,149 rushing yards, 28 career touchdowns -- second-most in Moeller history -- and averaged 6.9 yards per carry ... Also averaged 11.9 yards per reception on 42 career catches ... Named first-team All-Tri-State and was the Cincinnati Enquirer Co-Player of the Year ... Greater Catholic League (GCL) Player of the Year and first-team All-GCL on offense ... Team captain of 2012 state championship-winning squad ... Game highlights include 175 yards and three touchdowns on six carries in the first half alone against Lakota East, and 224 rushing yards on 22 carries with two TDs vs. LaSalle ... Competed in the Ohio North vs. South Invite ... Ranks second all-time at Moeller in career touchdowns and fifth in career rushing yards ... Also a four-year letterwinner in basketball and a member of the Cincinnati Lakers club team for eight seasons, winning three state championships with the program.

    Personal: Born Keith A. Watkins II ... Son of Keith and Kathryn Watkins ... Attended same high school as former Major League Baseball stars Ken Griffey Jr. and Barry Larkin ... Major is undeclared.