2021 Watertown High School Football Preview

JR Smith of DTC Sports discusses the upcoming football season with Watertown head football coach, Gavin Webster.

WATERTOWN PURPLE TIGERS
Head Coach: Gavin Webster (17th Season at WHS, 118-63 Overall; 71-31 Region, 9-12 Post-season)

2020 Overall: 11-2 (6-2 Home, 5-0 Away)
Region 4-2A: 5-0 (1st Place)
Playoffs: Beat Tellico Plains, 63-14, in the First Round; Beat Marion Co., 44-21, in the Second Round; Lost to Trousdale Co., 21-13, in the Quarterfinals
Season Notes: The Purple Tigers won the Region 4-2A Championship for the third year in a row and beat Trousdale County in the regular season for the third year in a row. Unfortunately, Watertown lost to the Yellow Jackets in the State Quarterfinals on their home field for the third straight year, ending their season. Expectations remain high for a deep playoff run again this year.

2021 SCHEDULE
Aug. 20 at Fayetteville
Aug. 27 Gordonsville
Sep. 3 Westmoreland*
Sep. 10 DeKalb County
Sep. 17 at Whites Creek*
Sep. 24 at Upperman
Oct. 1 East Robertson*
Oct. 8 Harpeth*
Oct. 22 at Livingston Academy
Oct. 29 at Trousdale County*

Region Prediction (According to Murphy Fair Publication): Tied-1st in Region 4-2A (Tied with Trousdale Co.)