He may be most well-known as his brother J.J. Watt and T.J. Watt. .
Derek Watt was born in Waukesha, Wisconsin, in November 1992. .
He is a fullback and has played for Pewaukee High School, where he was a UA Today High School All-American.
Watt played in his college football for Wisconsin. He was selected as the number 198 overall by the Chargers of San Diego/Los Angeles during the 2015 NFL Draft.
Derek Watt played for the Chargers from 2016 until the year 2019. .
In 2020, he signed 2020 with the Pittsburgh Steelers to play with his brother T.J. Watt. .
Derek Watt signed a three-year contract for $9.75 million from the Steelers in 2020. .
In his initial four NFL seasons, he recorded 17 rushing attempts, which resulted in 45 yards of rushing, and ten receptions, resulting in receiving 152 yards with one score.
In 2020, he hosted the challenge course contest TV show Ultimate Tag with his brothers J.J. and T.J. Watt. .