R. J. Washington

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R. J. Washington
No. 92
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-03-14) March 14, 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth: Fort Worth, Texas
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 270 lb (122 kg)
Career information
High school: Keller (TX) Fossil Ridge
College: Oklahoma
Undrafted: 2013
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

R. J. Washington (born March 14, 1989) is a former American football player. Washington played college football at Oklahoma.

High school career[edit]

Washington prepped at Fossil Ridge High School of Keller, a suburb of Ft. Worth, Texas, where he was coached by Hal Wasson and later Tony Baccarinni. As a sophomore in 2005, he broke the school record for quarterback sacks with 10 in his first year as a varsity starter, earning district 6-4A's sophomore of the year honors.[1]

During his junior year, Washington recorded 87 tackles, including 18 TFLs, and 10 sacks. He received all-district and all-state honors. As senior in 2007, made 84 tackles with 11 sacks and 36 quarterback pressures, finishing his career with school records in sacks per game and per career. Washington was rated the No. 1 defensive end nationally by Rivals.com. He was named the 2008 Southwest Defensive Player of the year by SuperPrep Magazine and was elected to play in the 2008 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

College career[edit]

Washington had numerous offers from highly regarded schools, including Texas, Texas A&M and Nebraska. He eventually committed to the Oklahoma Sooners, because of his grandparents, who live around 20 minutes outside of Norman, Oklahoma.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ George, Brandon (2007-02-08). "Fossil Ridge a hot spot in '08". Dallas Morning News. 
  2. ^ Talman, John (2006-11-28). "Junior end commits to Oklahoma". USA Today. 

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