T.J. Watt

LB

#90

Experience: 4 years

Height: 6-4

Age: 26

Weight: 252 lbs

College: Wisconsin

2020 SEASON

  • TCKLS
    13
  • SCK
    4.5
  • FF
    0
  • INT
    1

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Defense

YEAR TEAM G Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT TDS YDS AVG LNG
2017 Pittsburgh Steelers 15 52 38 14 7 7 1 0 17 17 17
2018 Pittsburgh Steelers 16 63 45 18 13 3
2019 Pittsburgh Steelers 16 52 32 20 14.5 8 2 0 7 3.5 7
2020 Pittsburgh Steelers 5 14 12 2 4.5 2 1 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 52 181 127 54 39 0 20 4 0 24 6 24

Fumbles

YEAR TEAM G FUM LOST FF OWN FR OPP FR TD
2017 Pittsburgh Steelers 15 1
2018 Pittsburgh Steelers 16 6
2019 Pittsburgh Steelers 16 8 4 0
2020 Pittsburgh Steelers 5 0
TOTAL 52 0 0 15 0 4 0

Biography

In 2019, started all 16 games…recorded 55 tackles, 14.5 sacks, 36 quarterback hits, 14 tackles for a loss, 8 passes defensed, 8 forced fumbles, 4 fumble recoveries and 2 interception

In 2018, started all 16 games…recorded career-highs in tackles (68), TFLs (12), QB hits (21) and forced fumbles (6), while adding three passes defensed…tallied 6.0 sacks through the first five weeks of the season, becoming the first Steeler with at least 6.0 sacks through the first five games of a season since 2009 (James Harrison, 6.0)…his six defensive forced fumbles tied as the second-most by a Steeler in a single season since 1994 (James Harrison, 2008: 7).

His 20.0 sacks in his NFL career are the most by a Steeler in their first two seasons in the NFL with the team since sacks became an official statistic in 1982.

Drafted by the Steelers in the first round (30th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft.

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