Rashad Washington

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Rashad Washington
Salina Bombers
Personal information
Date of birth: (1980-03-15) March 15, 1980 (age 34)
Place of birth: Wichita, Kansas
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school: Wichita Southeast
College: Kansas State
NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 7 / Pick: 236
Debuted in 2004 for the New York Jets
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics
Tackles 77
Sacks 1.5
Stats at NFL.com

Rashad Washington (born March 15, 1980 in Wichita, Kansas) is an American football safety for the Salina Bombers of the Champions Professional Indoor Football League and a former player in the National Football League. He was drafted by the New York Jets in the seventh round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Kansas State, and played tailback and defensive back at Wichita Southeast.

College career[edit]

While attending Kansas State University, he played in 49 games (38 on defense and 11 on offense) with 28 starts. He had come into Kansas as a premier tailback, but made the shift to strong safety as a sophomore. On defense, he finished with 195 tackles, three sacks, three fumble recoveries, three forced fumbles, three interceptions, and two touchdowns. On special teams, he returned five blocked punts for 125 yards, and added 14 rushes for 106 yards and a reception for a 33-yard TD on offense. He also was a practice player for the basketball team for the 2000-2001 season, playing in 8 games.[1]

Professional career[edit]

New York Jets[edit]

Washington was selected by the Jets in the seventh round (236th overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft. He saw action in 47 games from 2004 to 2007, making 77 tackles, 1.5 sacks and deflected 2 passes.[2] He was released by the team on November 5, 2007, for committing too many mental mistakes.[3]

Wichita Wild[edit]

On December 12, 2010 Washington signed a one-year deal with the Wichita Wild. His contract was renewed after the Wild's 2011 season.

Kansas City Renegades[edit]

Spent the 2013 Season with the Kansas City franchise of the CPIFL.

Salina Bombers[edit]

Signed with the Salina Bombers of the CPIFL.