Watkins recorded approximately 110 tackles and eight sacks during his senior season. He was voted All-State, Regional Defensive Player of the Year and Mr. Football in class 3A.
Watkins is also a track athlete and turned in an 11.2 seconds 100 meters.
Why did Alex Watkins choose the Crimson Tide?
"The tradition, the coaches, the people and the food," Watkins stated.