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  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM PDT Meet Odis McKinney Meet Raiders Legend Odis McKinney at The Raider Image at Universal CityWalk on Friday, July 25 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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  • Sat., Jul. 26, 2014 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM PDT Meet Odis McKinney Meet Raiders Legend Odis McKinney at The Raider Image at Universal CityWalk on Saturday, July 26 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Sun., Jul. 27, 2014 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM PDT Park Street Art & Wine Faire Visit the Raider Nation on Location booth and Tweet or Instagram pics to #RNOL - Enjoy the summer sun and Alameda’s best event of the year! 
  • Sun., Jul. 27, 2014 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM PDT Meet Odis McKinney Meet Raiders Legend Odis McKinney at The Raider Image at Universal CityWalk on Sunday, July 27 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Sat., Sep. 13, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT Raiders Back to Football 5K The Oakland Raiders Back to Football 5K Run will bring together both runners and NFL fans, and welcomes participants of all abilities to kick off the 2014 Oakland Raiders season. Be sure to register early as spots will be limited.
     
    Who: Runners of all abilities
    What: Back to Football 5k and Kids Fun Run
    Where: O.Co Coliseum
    Date: September 13, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.
    Back to Football Run Package Includes:    
    • Start the race on the field
    • Finish at Celebration Village
    • Participant Tee
    • Commemorative finisher's medal
    • 1 ticket to a Raiders Home Game
    • Post-race Celebration Village activities

    Click here to register!

  • Sat., Sep. 13, 2014 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM PDT 6th Annual Ted Hendricks & Friends Charity Bowling Event

    Sign up now for the 6th Annual Ted Hendricks & Friends Charity Bowling Tournament. The event is set for Saturday, September 13, 2014, from 4-8:00 p.m. PT at AMF South Shore Lanes in Alameda, Calif.

    Email linda@hofplayers for more information.

Team

Menelik Watson
T #71
Height:
6-5
Weight:
315
Age:
25
College:
Florida State
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2013):

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5
GS
3
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 5 3
2013 OAK 5 3
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 @IND L 17-21
2 JAC W 19-9
3 @DEN L 21-37
4 WAS L 14-24
5 SD W 27-17
6 @KC L 7-24
8 PIT W 21-18
9 PHI L 20-49
10 @NYG L 20-24
11 @HOU W 28-23
12 TEN L 19-23
13 @DAL L 24-31
14 @NYJ L 27-37
15 KC L 31-56
16 @SD L 13-26
17 DEN L 14-34

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Selected by Oakland Raiders in the second round (42nd overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft, April 26, 2013.

Selected by Oakland Raiders in the second round (42nd overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft, April 26, 2013.

AT A GLANCE

  • Appeared in five games and started three games as a rookie in 2013.
  • Attended Florida State, Saddleback College and Marist College, playing football at Florida State and Saddleback and basketball at Marist.
  • Named honorable-mention All-ACC after playing in 13 games with 12 starts as a senior at Florida State.
  • An avid fan of Manchester City Football Club in his native England.

2013: Was inactive due to injury for the first seven games...Made his NFL debut in Week 9 vs. Philadelphia, seeing action at RT...Started his first NFL game in Week 10 at NYG...(11/3) vs. Phi.: Made his NFL debut, filling in for the injured T Matt McCants at RT...Helped the offense total 560 yards of offense, the third-highest mark in Raiders history...(11/10) at NYG: Made his first NFL start at RT, helping Oakland rush for 107 yards...(11/17) at Hou.: Started the game as an extra offensive lineman and rotated in at RT throughout...Helped QB Matt McGloin post a 105.9 QB rating in his first-career start...(12/8) at NYJ: Saw action as an extra offensive lineman and was part of a line that helped the offense rush for 150 yards against the league’s top-ranked rush defense...(12/15) vs. KC: Saw action as an extra offensive lineman and was part of a line that did not allow a sack.

COLLEGE: Played final collegiate season at Florida State, completing a unique journey that included stops at Saddleback Junior College in Mission Viejo, Calif., and Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. …Played two years of college football, lettering in basketball at Marist…As a senior at Florida State, was named honorable-mention All-ACC by conference coaches and second-team All-ACC by the NFL Draft Report…Played in 13 games with 12 starts…Allowed only one sack and was part of an offensive line yielded just 26 sacks on the season…Part of the most productive offense in school history, as the Seminoles racked up a program-record 6,591 total yards…Aided a running game that averaged 206.1 yards per contest and produced a program-record 40 rushing touchdowns…Posted 10 key blocks, including two touchdown-resulting blocks, in a 51-7 win over Boston College…In only season at Saddleback College, earned second-team All-Southern California Football Association honors…Attended Saddleback with Kyle Long, Raider legend and Pro Football Hall of Famer Howie Long’s son...Helped team to an 8-3 record and blocked for an offense that averaged 470.4 total yards per game and 338.6 passing yards per contest…Attended Marist for two years, redshirting his first season on the basketball team as a freshman…Lettered during the 2010-11 season, playing in 29 games with 13 starts…Elected team captain as a forward/center, and averaged 4.7 points and 3.3 rebounds per game…Earned MAAC Rookie of the Week honors averaging 11 points and 4.7 rebounds in games vs. Rutgers, Lehigh and Vermont…Had career highs of 15 points and eight rebounds vs. Rutgers…Majored in general studies. 

PERSONAL: Attended Burnage High School in Manchester, England…Played basketball and soccer in high school…Following high school, attended the famed Canaria Basketball Academy in Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Spain…Spent two seasons in Spain and also played for the Orellana travelling team, serving as team captain.

Recent Videos

  • Menelik Watson Rookie Profile Redux

    Posted May 5, 2014

    Menelik Watson was selected by the Raiders in the 2nd round of the 2013 NFL Draft. Learn the origin of his name and what it was like for him on draft day.

  • Behind the Shield August 25

    Posted Aug 25, 2013

    Jeanette Thompson has the latest from the Raiders Alameda facility as T Menelik Watson and QB Terrelle Pryor prepare to start Thursday night in Seattle.

  • Menelik Watson Talks to Media

    Posted Aug 25, 2013

    Raiders T Menelik Watson spoke to the media about starting at left tackle this Thursday night against the Seahawks in Seattle.

  • Behind the Shield with Menelik Watson

    Posted Jun 13, 2013

    Jeanette Thompson caught up with rookie T Menelik Watson during the Raiders mandatory mini-camp.

  • Menelik Watson Media Session

    Posted May 12, 2013

    Rookie T Menelik Watson spoke to the media after Saturday's mini-camp practice.