Randy Watts (born June 22, 1963) is a former American football defensive end in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at Catawba College.
Watts attended Washington County High School, in Sandersville, Georgia, where he participated in football, basketball, and track. He led the football team in receiving in his last three seasons.
He accepted a football scholarship from East Carolina University. He was a reserve defensive end in his first two seasons. As a junior, he transferred to NAIA Catawba College, where he was named a starter at defensive tackle, registering 99 tackles and 7.5 sacks. As a senior, he was moved to defensive end, posting 66 tackles and 5 sacks.
Kansas City Chiefs (first stint)
Watts was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 9th round (244th overall) of the 1987 NFL Draft. He was waived on September 7.
After the NFLPA strike was declared on the third week of the 1987 season, those contests were canceled (reducing the 16 game season to 15) and the NFL decided that the games would be played with replacement players. He signed to be a part of the Dallas replacement team that was given the mock name "Rhinestone Cowboys" by the media. He had 7 tackles, one fumble recovery and 3 sacks (tied for the team lead) in 3 games. He was waived in November.
In 1988, he was re-signed to participate in training camp. He was released on August 18.
Kansas City Chiefs (second stint)
In 1989, he was signed as a free agent by the Kansas City Chiefs. He was released on August 29.
In 1990, he was signed by the Atlanta Falcons as a free agent. He was released on August 28.