2015 (Redshirt Sophomore): Played in nine games as a reserve along the defensive line and on special teams … Recorded 31 tackles including 13 solo stops and three tackles for loss … Recorded tackles in each of the nine games in which he played … Forced and recovered a fumble against Presbyterian (Oct. 2) … Tallied half a sack against Mercer (Oct. 10) … Posted a career-high seven tackles including three solo stops at Wofford (Oct. 17) … Credited with one quarterback hurry and batted one pass down at the line of scrimmage … Recorded five stops including three sacks in WCU’s annual Spring Game.
2014 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in 10 games as a reserve along the WCU defensive line … Credited with four tackles including two solo stops … Made his collegiate debut in the home-opener against Brevard (Sept. 6) with his first career tackle coming at Furman (Sept. 27) … Converted to linebacker during 2015 spring drills … Playing for the Purple squad, recorded six tackles including two sacks in WCU’s annual Spring Game.
2013 (Freshman): Redshirted.
Prior to Western Carolina: Two-time All-I-Meck Conference selection who was a conference player of the year finalist as a senior ... Played both ways as a defensive end and a tight end on offense ... Also played power forward on the basketball court as a prep earning all-conference accolades.
Personal: Full name Tahjai Henri Watt ... Is the son of Todd Lynch and Constance Watt, both of whom played sports in college ... Has one sibling, Eric Lynch.