Will compete for playing time at wide receiver after joining the Bears as a junior transfer from Idaho.
Idaho: Sat out the 2012 season as a redshirt.
Junior College: Hauled in 40 receptions for 700 yards and nine touchdowns for College of the Siskiyous (Calif.) as a sophomore in 2011...Spent freshman season at Kilgore College (Texas).
High School: Picked up First-Team All-Mid Empire Conference recognition while playing for New Waverly High School...Attended EA Sports Elite Camp...Earned wide receiver MVP honors at the National Underclassmen.com Showcase, as well as Texas all-state honors...Was a three-time all-state honoree in basketball as well, competing in the HABCA All-Star Game as a senior in 2010...Also competed in baseball.
Personal: Kyren Micheal-Joseph Watts was born 9/21/90 in New Orleans, La. ...Son of Gredrick Matthews and Geneva Emery...Has one brother, Tyren Watts, and one sister, Jah'Vyree Matthews...Plans to pursue a career in broadcasting.