Junior Sam Watts records the world's top time this season in the 200 meters at 20.69.
CAREER HONORS 2016 USTFCCCA Second Team All-American (Discus) 2016 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team 2014 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team 2014 Academic All-Big 12 First Team 2013 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
2016 OUTDOOR Competed in seven meets for the Horned Frogs ... garnered USTFCCCA Second-Team All-America honors after placing 14th at the NCAA Championships with a discus mark of 55.18 meters (181 feet) ... recorded a career-best distance of 56.44 meters (185-2) at the Jim Click Shootout, placing second ... logged another second-place finish in his next outing at the Tom Jones Memorial with a mark of 55.55 meters (182-3) ... earned a spot at nationals by placing 10th at the West Prelims with a distance of 56.03 meters (183-10).
2016 INDOOR Competed in four meets for TCU ... opened the season with a first-place finish in the weight throw at the Reveille Invitational with a season-best mark of 17.91 meters (58-9.25) ... went on the place 10th in the weight throw at the Big 12 Championship.
2015 INDOOR Competed at five events for the Horned Frogs during his sophomore campaign … threw a season-best 18.07m at the Big 12 Championships … also threw 18.00m at the New Mexico Team Invite, placing fifth.
2014 OUTDOOR Continued his successful discus career putting up the top four marks by a Horned Frog in 2014 ... threw for six separate top five finishes ... kicked off the season with a third place finish at the TCU Invitational (March 20-21) ... followed that up with a fifth place mark at the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational (April 11) ... improved his next week's results with a fourth place finish at the Michael Johnson/Dr. Pepper Classic (April 18) ... set a personal-record at the Longhorn Invitational (May 3) with a distance of 55.52m, earning him a fourth place finish in the event ... broke his own record at the Big 12 Championships (May 18), increasing his personal-best to 56.23, finishing fourth ... increased the distance of his throws in five-straight meets (53.16m-56-23m) from the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational - the Big 12 Championships.
2013-14 INDOOR Did not compete in the 2013-14 indoor season.
2013 OUTDOOR Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminaries in the discus, finishing 28th ... posted best throw of his TCU career during third-place effort at the Texas Invitational, throwing 178-4 (54.36m) ... after 2013 outdoor season, ranks fourth in TCU history in the disc ... finished 11th in the discus at the Big 12 Championships.
2013 INDOOR Competed in the shot put in two meets for TCU.
PRIOR TO TCU Went to Royal Grammar School while working with coach Gary Herrington ... 2012 Olympic Trials finalist in the discus ... third in the discus at the UK Under-23 Championships in 2012 ... English schools champion in the shot put and discus.
PERSONAL Born Sept. 3, 1992 ... son of Asim and Anna Damadzic .. brother Alen played soccer for University of Nottingham ... kinesiology major.