|Date of birth:||December 17, 1946|
|Place of birth:||Kansas City, Missouri|
|Height:||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Weight:||289 lb (131 kg)|
|NFL draft:||1968 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4|
|Career highlights and awards|
Russ Washington (born December 17, 1946) was an offensive and defensive lineman for the San Diego Chargers of the American Football League and National Football League from 1968-1982. He was taken in the first round (4th overall) of the 1968 Common AFL/NFL Draft out of the University of Missouri.
Washington was selected 2nd Team All-Pro twice in his career, 1979 & 1982, 1st Team All-AFC in 1974 & 1978 and 2nd Team All-AFC in 1973 & 1977. He was selected to the Pro Bowl on five occasions 1974-'75 & 1977-'79.
Washington was inducted into the San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame in 1995.
He now owns a car wash in National City of San Diego, California.