Joe Watson
Joe Watson Image
Position: Assistant Coach
Years Coached: 9th Season
Alma Mater: St. Norbert College (Wis.)

Watson enters his ninth season with the SXU football program and will command the defensive line.  He was an assistant coach at Alan B. Shepard High School in Palos Heights from 2001-03.

Watson has had assistant coaching stints at high schools around the Chicago area, including Rich South, Marist and Joliet Township.  He graduated from Marist and attended St. Norbert College (Wis.), where he earned his degree in history and played four years of football at outside linebacker.

Watson lives in Oak Lawn with his wife, Heather, and their two sons, Patrick and Brendan.

Roster for 2013 Football Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
1Marco Scalzetti*FRWR5-10180Downers Grove, Ill.Downers Grove South
2Dave MarcianoSRLB5-11220Chicago, Ill.Eastern Illinois/St. Rita
3Joe GillSRQB6-3235Munster, Ind.Western Illinois/Munster
4Tyler HoegJRDB6-2200Channahon, Ill.Concordia (Minn.)/Minooka
5Mark WilliamsJRDB5-10195Evanston, Ill.Evanston Township
6Josh PerkinsSRDL6-1260Manteno, Ill.SIU/La Lumiere
7Dan Ladd*FRQB/WR6-1170Chicago, Ill.St. Rita
8Khary FergusonJRRB5-9165Indianapolis, Ind.Thomas More College/Cardinal Ritter
9Ryan Carroll*FRWR6-1180Evergreen Park, Ill.Marist
10Austin FeeneySOATH5-10180Morris, Ill.Morris
11Sean Jones*FRWR6-2175Homewood, Ill.Homewood-Flossmoor
12John Rhode*FRQB6-0200Chicago Heights, Ill.Montini Catholic
13Cole MidgettJRRB5-10190Lowell, Ind.Lowell
14Spencer NolenSRK/P5-10180Columbia, Tenn.Nevada/UT-Chattanooga/Columbia Cent
15Danny LombardoJRDB5-11185Lemont, Ill.Lemont Township
16Robyn PondexterFRQB/RB5-6170Chicago, Ill.Julian
17Kevin SalmonSODB6-1180Oak Lawn, Ill.Brother Rice
18Dennis VilimekFRWR5-10190Tinley Park, Ill.Andrew
19Mike Sheehy*FRLB5-11200Chicago, Ill.Brother Rice
20Dan FitzgeraldSODB6-1200Chicago, Ill.St. Rita
21Patrick KelsoJRDB5-11180Normal, Ill.University
22Zach DolphSRLB6-0215Crest Hill, Ill.Joliet Catholic
23Nick DeBenedettiJRWR5-11185Tinley Park, Ill.Andrew
24Jacob GhinazziSRDB5-10195Rockford, Ill.Boylan Catholic
25Jonathan Fasel*FRLB6-1220Crete, Ill.Crete-Monee
26Jake LemmingFRDB5-9170Lemont, Ill.Lemont Township
27Tim LombardFRRB5-10195Chicago, Ill.St. Rita
28Joshua HunterSORB5-9215South Holland, Ill.Thornridge
29Quovontae SneedFRDB6-1195Chicago, Ill.Collins Academy
30Tyler SharpFRLB6-1205Caledonia, Ill.Boylan Catholic
31Matt JohnsonFRDB6-1180Rockford, Ill.Boylan Catholic
32Nick PesekSRRB5-8180Oak Lawn, Ill.Oak Lawn Community
33Anthony RispoliSRDL5-11235Chicago, Ill.St. Laurence
34Nick Kijurna*FRDL6-4260Lowell, Ind.Lowell
35Steve SuarezFRRB5-10165Frankfort, Ill.Lincoln-Way East
37Joe DeMarcoJRDB5-9185Chicago Ridge, Ill.Richards
38Stephen SimmsFRWR5-7175Valparaiso, Ind.Valparaiso
39Jake BuckFRRB5-7160Waterloo, IowaCedar Falls
40Nick CemenoSODL6-1245New Lenox, Ill.Providence Catholic
41Kendal NowlingFRLB5-10185Chicago, Ill.Hales Franciscan
42Alex HamiltonSODL6-2220Channahon, Ill.Minooka
43LeVern JohnsonFRLB6-2205Calumet Park, Ill.Leo
44Jacek WesolowskiSOLB5-10200Justice, Ill.Argo
45Alex WaltersJRLB6-0220Lisle, Ill.Montini Catholic
46Keegan HeroSODB5-10200Frankfort, Ill.Lincoln-Way North
47Jourden SwopesFRWR6-1170Grayslake, Ill.Grayslake Central
48Anthony MauerFRDB6-4200Lowell, Ind.Lowell
49Joshua BurgessFRLB6-0210Posen, Ill.Bremen
50Marcus MaasJRLB/DE6-2240Tinley Park, Ill.Culver Stockton/Tinley Park
51Andrew HoldenSRDL6-1260Chicago, Ill.Notre Dame
52Tom HitzJROL6-1240Chicago, Ill.St. Rita
53JD BarchardJRDL6-3230Crystal Lake, Ill.Sioux Falls (S.D.)/Crystal Lake Sou
54Josh HickeyFRDL6-1250Chicago, Ill.Marist
55John GloverFRLB5-11215Oak Lawn, Ill.Oak Lawn Community
56Mohammed AshkarFROL6-0265Alsip, Ill.Shepard
57Ronald LuceFROL5-11250Oak Lawn, Ill.Oak Lawn Community
58Mike BentleySOOL6-0250Goodyear, Ariz.Estrella Foothills
59Greg HaywardJRDL6-3230Oak Lawn, Ill.Oak Lawn Community
60Trace Shoup*FROL6-1290Forest View, Ill.St. Rita
61Ryan ZiarkoFRLB6-1220New Buffalo, Mich.New Buffalo
62Luke Rowell*FROL6-3250Chicago, Ill.University of Indianapolis/Brother
64Jackson KingSOOL6-1200Tinley Park, Ill.Providence Catholic
65Matthew SobczakFROL6-5300Crown Point, Ind.Merrillville
66Sean R. JonesFROL6-3265Crown Point, Ind.Crown Point
67Vince CalderoneFROL6-2265New Lenox, Ill.Providence Catholic
69Tim BeyerSRDL6-1230Chicago, Ill.St. Rita
70Brian StudnickaSROL6-2255Palos Hills, Ill.Stagg
71Ricky DicksonFROL6-3285Park Forest, Ill.Rich East
72Kevin LonerganFROL6-2270Oak Lawn, Ill.Oak Lawn Community
73Frank MarkasovicJROL6-2240Frankfort, Ill.Providence Catholic
74Tim LaddSROL6-4290Chicago, Ill.St. Rita
75Mac StevensonSROL6-4290Chicago Heights, Ill.Marian Catholic
76Alex ZaleskiFROL6-3275Chicago, Ill.St. Rita
78Denzel ParkerFROL6-5350Chicago, Ill.Perspectives Calumet
80John FredericksonJRWR6-3200Evergreen Park, Ill.Evergreen Park
82Khalfani KingFRWR6-3185Chicago, Ill.De La Salle
85Aaron DyeFRWR6-0170Merrillville, Ind.Merrillville
89Kevin BerriganJRDL6-4225Oak Lawn, Ill.St. Rita
94Paul CareySODL6-2230Merrillville, Ind.Merrillville
99Austin CopleyJRDL6-3260Mokena, Ill.Grand Valley/Joliet JC/Lincoln-Way
* Redshirt
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