Matt Watson has been the head equipment manager at Texas A&M since the spring of 2000 after serving as the assistant equipment manager since 1997.
Watson, who has been on the sidelines of 18 Aggie bowl games is responsible for ordering, maintaining and performing inventory of all football equipment, the supervision of student managers, and the packaging of all football equipment for road games, among other duties.
In 2012, Watson was instrumental in adidas’ complete redesign of the Aggies’ football uniforms, which included an all-black alternate that was unprecedented at Texas A&M.
Prior to returning to A&M, he worked for the Dallas Cowboys in a similar capacity in 1996-97. A 1995 sports management graduate from A&M, Watson works closely with representatives of adidas, regarding the ordering and sizing of adidas equipment for the entire athletic department. Watson currently serves as the primary liaison between the athletic department and adidas.
Watson served as an A&M student football manager from 1990-95, before interning in the Media Relations Office in the Fall of '95. Watson was also a summer intern equipment assistant with the Houston Oilers from 1991-93 and with the Cowboys in '94 and '95.
Watson, the son of Bronny and Ruth Ann Watson of Corsicana, Texas, is a certified member of the Athletic Equipment Manager's Association, and a member of the American Football Coaches Association, the Sons of Texas Genealogical Society, and the Texas A&M Lettermen's Association.
He married the former Christine Dennard ’01, daughter of Texas A&M Hall of Fame honoree Mark Dennard and Donna Dennard, in 2014. The couple has two sons, Wesley (10) and Wyatt (9).
|Position:||Head Equipment Manager|
|Alma Mater:||Texas A&M '95|