Men's basketball vs. Northeastern, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014
Honors •2013-14 SEC Academic Honor Roll
General Walk-on guard from Brentwood, Tenn., who played at Ensworth School in Nashville.
2014-15 (Junior): Played in 12 games as a junior…Averaged 0.0 points and 0.1 rebounds…Played a season-high five minutes against Missouri.
2013-14 (Sophomore): Played in nine games, including five out of the last six...Averaged 2.3 points and 0.9 rebounds per game...Scored the first point of his career against Northeastern (1/4)...Played a career-high 16 minutes in a win at Auburn (2/22), where he helped contribute to the win with seven points and three rebounds...Scored six points at Tennessee (3/1)...Grabbed four rebounds vs. Miss. State (3/12) in the SEC Tournament.
2012-13 (Freshman): Played in five games, did not score...Had one rebound in win over Alabama A&M.
High School Averaged 13 points and five rebounds in his senior season at Ensworth, where he was team captain...In his junior and senior years, he was a part of two state and regional championship teams, and his Ensworth squad claimed the 2012 Naples Daily News Tournament Championship...Individually, he was named to the TSSAA State All-Tournament team and the Tennessee Prep Hoops All-Region team in his senior season, while also being named a finalist for the Moss-Oliver Award, an award the Nashville City Civitan Club presents annually to a girl and boy basketball player from a Nashville high school who excels in athletics, academics, school activities and community involvement.
Personal Nathan Paul Watkins... October 26, 1993... Son of Clint and Janice Watkins... Has one brother, Richmond (22), and two sisters, Misty (39) and Lacey (33)...Nickname is Swatkins...Majoring in medicine, health and society... Advice to youngsters: "Never be satisfied with where you're at."
Career Highs Points: 7, at Auburn (2/22/14) FG Made: 2, 2x, last vs. LSU (3/6/14) FG Atts: 6, at Auburn (2/22/14) 3FG Made: 1, 2x, last vs. LSU (3/6/14) 3FG Atts: 5, at Auburn (2/22/14) FT Made: 3, at Tennessee (3/1/14) FT Atts: 4, at Tennessee (3/1/14) Rebounds: 4, vs. Miss. State (3/12/14) Assists:NA Turnovers: 2, vs. Alabama A&M (12/15/12) Blocks: NA Steals: 1, at Mississippi State (2/23/13) Minutes: 16, at Auburn (2/22/14)