Tavares Washington

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Tavares Washington
Free agent
Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-04-20) April 20, 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth: Greenville, Mississippi
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 315 lb (143 kg)
Career information
High school: South Delta High School
Rolling Fork, Mississippi
College: Florida
Undrafted in 2006
Debuted in 2007 for the Rhein Fire
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Tavares Washington (born April 20, 1983) is an American football guard. He played college football for the University of Florida, and has also played professionally for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL), and the Las Vegas Locomotives of the United Football League (UFL).

Washington was born in Greenville, Mississippi. He attended South Delta High School in Rolling Fork, Mississippi, and played high school football for the South Delta Bulldogs.

He accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he played for coach Ron Zook and coach Urban Meyer's Florida Gators football teams from 2002 to 2005.

Washington was signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent in 2006, and was a member of the 49ers' practice squad from 2006 to 2007. He was released by the 49ers in 2008, signed by the Washington Redskins and released. He was subsequently signed by the Kansas City Chiefs in 2008, and appeared in two of the Chiefs' regular season games.

Since 2009, he has been a member of Las Vegas Locomotives of the UFL, and participated in the Locomotives' 2009 UFL championship.

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