Lakeview football standout signs letter of intent on National Signing Day


Lakeview High School Football standout Russell Watkins signed his Letter of Intent to attend Louisiana College and become a member of the Wildcats football team on National Signing Day, Feb. 1.

Russell was a member of the Lakeview High School Football team for 4 years. During his senior season, Russell lead the team in tackles and rushing yards and was a catalyst in the Gators making the playoffs.

He received First Team All-District Linebacker honors also. Russell is a member of the Beta Club, Upward Bound and was named Mr. Lakeview High School by his classmates.

Russell signed his Letter of Intent in front of the entire Lakeview Jr./Sr. High School Gators and with his parents, Mr. Alvin “Donnie” Watkins and mother Virginia Watkins in attendance.

Photo Credit: Ashley Froust