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Dwayne Washington
No. 27 – New Orleans Saints
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born: (1994-04-24) April 24, 1994 (age 25)
Lakewood, California
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:223 lb (101 kg)
Career information
High school:Gahr (Cerritos, California)
College:Washington
NFL Draft:2016 / Round: 7 / Pick: 236
Career history
* Detroit Lions ( 2016 2017)
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
* Washington Offensive MVP (2014)
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Rushing yards:463
Rushing average:3.4
Rushing touchdowns:1
Receptions:12
Receiving yards:76
Receiving touchdowns:0
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Dwayne Washington (born April 24, 1994) is an American football running back for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Washington. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the seventh round of the 2016 NFL Draft.

Early yearsEdit

Washington attended and played high school football at Gahr High School.[1]

College careerEdit

Washington played for the University of Washington from 2012 to 2015.[2][3] Washington redshirted in his first year with the program.[4] In the 2013 season, he had 47 rushing attempts for 332 yards and four touchdowns. In addition, he one five-yard touchdown reception.[5] In the 2014 season, he had 132 rushing attempts for 697 yards and nine touchdowns. In addition, he had 15 receptions for 91 yards.[6] He played in nine games for the Washington Huskies during the 2015 season, rushing for 282 yards on 47 carries and catching 25 passes for another 315 yards and three touchdowns. He missed the final four games of the season, including the team's bowl game, due to a knee injury.[7]

Collegiate statisticsEdit

Dwayne Washington Rushing Receiving
Year School Conf Class Pos G Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD
2013 Washington Pac-12 FR RB 11 47 332 7.1 4 1 5 5.0 1
2014 Washington Pac-12 SO HB 12 132 697 5.3 9 15 91 6.1 0
2015 Washington Pac-12 JR RB 8 47 282 6.0 4 25 315 12.6 3
Career Washington 31 226 1,311 5.8 17 41 411 10.0 4

Professional careerEdit

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 2 in 222 lb 4.44 s 1.58 s 2.60 s 4.22 s 6.9 s 37 in 10 ft 7 in 21 rep

Detroit LionsEdit

Washington was drafted in the seventh round with the 236th overall pick by the Detroit Lions in the 2016 NFL Draft.[9][10] Overall, in his rookie season, he finished with 265 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown.[11] In the 2017 season, he recorded 20 carries for 44 yards.[12]

On September 1, 2018, Washington was waived by the Lions.[13]

New Orleans SaintsEdit

On September 2, 2018, Washington was signed to the New Orleans Saints' practice squad.[14] He was promoted to the active roster on September 28, 2018.[15] He recorded 154 rushing yards in 13 games on the 2018 season, a majority which came against the Carolina Panthers in Week 17.[16][17]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Dwayne Washington, Josh Perkins go from Gahr High to NFL" (in en-US). Press Telegram. September 17, 2016. https://www.presstelegram.com/2016/09/17/dwayne-washington-josh-perkins-go-from-gahr-high-to-nfl/.
  2. "2012 Football Roster". Washington Athletics. http://www.gohuskies.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=1565. Retrieved August 2, 2017.
  3. "Dwayne Washington Career Game Log". Sports Reference. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/dwayne-washington-1/gamelog/. Retrieved August 2, 2017.
  4. "A closer look: Running back Dwayne Washington". Detroit Lions. April 30, 2016. http://www.detroitlions.com/news/tim-mike/article-1/A-closer-look-Running-back-Dwayne-Washington/c08a50c4-3373-424b-9f7f-ffb2a5d61c8f. Retrieved August 2, 2017.
  5. "Dwayne Washington 2013 Game Log". Sports Reference. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/dwayne-washington-1/gamelog/2013. Retrieved August 2, 2017.
  6. "Dwayne Washington 2014 Game Log". Sports Reference. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/dwayne-washington-1/gamelog/2014. Retrieved August 2, 2017.
  7. "Dwayne Washington 2015 Game Log". Sports Reference. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/dwayne-washington-1/gamelog/2015. Retrieved August 2, 2017.
  8. "Dwayne Washington Prospect". http://www.nfl.com/draft/2016/profiles/dwayne-washington?id=2556118. Retrieved August 31, 2016.
  9. Twentyman, Tim (April 30, 2016). "Detroit Lions draft running back Dwayne Washington". Detroit Lions. https://web.archive.org/web/20180330013029/http://www.detroitlions.com/news/lions-insider-short/article-1/Detroit-Lions-draft-running-back-Dwayne-Washington/4ed1834b-814b-4108-b4ce-1b665ebdb167. Retrieved April 30, 2016.
  10. "2016 NFL Draft Listing" (in en). https://www.pro-football-reference.com/years/2016/draft.htm.
  11. "Dwayne Washington 2016 Game Log" (in en). https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/W/WashDw00/gamelog/2016/.
  12. "Dwayne Washington 2017 Game Log" (in en). https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/W/WashDw00/gamelog/2017/.
  13. "Lions establish 53-man roster". September 1, 2018. https://www.detroitlions.com/news/lions-establish-53-man-roster.
  14. "New Orleans Saints announce roster moves". NewOrleansSaints.com. September 2, 2018. https://www.neworleanssaints.com/news/new-orleans-saints-announce-roster-moves-4#tw.
  15. "Saints promote RB Dwayne Washington to active roster, waive Jonathan Williams". September 28, 2018. https://www.nola.com/saints/index.ssf/2018/09/saints_to_promote_running_back.html.
  16. "Carolina Panthers at New Orleans Saints - December 30th, 2018" (in en). https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/201812300nor.htm.
  17. "Dwayne Washington 2018 Game Log" (in en). https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/W/WashDw00.htm.

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