Player Details


Jared Watts


6' 1"


154 lbs

Date of Birth

2.3.1992 (32)


Statesville, NC USA


Career Summary

Option declined following 2018 season.

Watts has made more than 60 starts since joining MLS in 2014. Playing primarily as a center back, he has shown the tactical savvy to play as a central midfielder as well. He will be a good piece for the Dynamo after joining Houston in March 2018.

INTERNATIONAL: Played for both the U-17 and U-20 youth national teams. Captain of the U.S. U-17 squad at the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Nigeria.

COLLEGE: As defensive midfielder at Wake Forest University, Watts was selected to the All-ACC first team for three consecutive seasons. Contributed five goals and 10 assists in his four years with the Demon Deacons.

NOTES: Selected No. 33 overall in 2014 SuperDraft.