Draft Scout Snapshot:DS Rating on 9-1-10: #17 OT, #222/750 Overall, 7 DOB: 11/6/1984, will be 26 year old NFL rookie…2010: Watkins, a two-year letterwinner from Kelowna, B.C., started all 25 games at left tackle during his Baylor career. As a senior in 2010, Watkins earned first-team All-Big 12 honors from numerous publications after leading the team with 134 knockdowns and an average coaches' grade of 90 percent. He posted the highest grade of any lineman in 12 of 13 games and led the team in knockdowns in every game. Watkins was drafted fourth overall in the May 2010 CFL Canadian Draft by his hometown B.C. Lions, but he chose to return to Baylor for his senior season...2009: Starter at left tackle in all 12 games in first season at Baylor as junior in 2009… Earned first Baylor letter… One of 11 Bears to start all 12 games in 2009… Averaged an 89 percent grade over season from offensive line coaches… Totaled 103 knockdowns in 12 games…JUCO: Junior college All-American offensive lineman from Butte College in Oroville, Calif… Canadian with only two seasons of football experience… Rated No. 39 on Rivals.com's junior college top 100 listing… Ranked 56th on SuperPrep's Juco 100 listing… Named 2008 first-team All-America by JC Athletic Bureau as sophomore… Led Butte to perfect 11-0 season and 2008 California Community College Athletic Association championship as sophomore… Unanimous All-NorCal Conference selection at offensive tackle in 2008… Part of Butte line which accounted for 398.3 yards per game in 2008… Named to Region I All-California first team as sophomore… Played in all 22 games as freshman and sophomore at Butte.
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Draft Scout Danny Watkins News
12/24/12 - G Danny Watkins, the team's 2011 first-round pick, was a healthy inactive Sunday for the first time since early in his rookie season. The Eagles opted to activate Matt Tennant as the backup interior lineman rather than Watkins.
11/29/12 - OL Danny Watkins is expected to make his first start in a month-and-a-half Sunday, but not at his old position. Watkins was the team's starting right guard last season and the first six games this season. But he'll play left guard against the Cowboys. The regular left guard, Evan Mathis, is expected to replace injured Dallas Reynolds at center.
11/18/12 - RG Danny Watkins didn't play Sunday despite practicing all week. Watkins has an ankle injury. Andy Reid said it affects his lateral movement.
11/15/12 - RG Danny Watkins, who missed the last three games with an ankle injury, practiced for the second straight day and is expected to start Sunday.
11/14/12 - RG Danny Watkins was back at practice Wednesday as a full participant. He missed the last three games with an ankle injury. He likely will play this week unless he suffers a setback.