Fresno State: Coming back from a serious knee injury suffered during the second game of the 2004 season ... was off to a great start in 2004 before his year ended ... went through a rigorous rehabilitation that lasted two years to return to 100 percent for the 2006 season ... a tough runner who possesses good breakaway speed once he gets through the defensive line ... earned the starting job during the 2003 season and had a huge year ... spent a lot of time in the weight room and added weight and strength. (2005) Spent the year working on injury rehabilitation. (2004) Played in two games, starting both, before tearing his left patellar tendon when being tackled at the end of a 61-yard pass play in the fourth quarter of the Kansas State game ... he missed the remainder of the year as a result ... started the season with a 109-yard effort in a win over Washington ... he had 74 yards in the KSU contest before going down with the injury. (2003) An honorable mention All-WAC honoree after transferring from junior college ... played in all 14 games, starting eight ... became the 12th player in program history to gain more than 1,000 rushing yards ... supplanted record-holding running back Rodney Davis midway through the season ... had consecutive 100-yard games against Louisiana Tech and Portland State ... initially made waves with a TD run against top-ranked Oklahoma ... came out of the backfield to record 19 catches for 143 yards and a score ... finished fourth in the WAC in rushing yards ... his best game of the year came against Louisiana Tech when he rushed for 177 yards and a touchdown ... just missed an 100-yard game against UTEP (97 yards), Rice (96) and Nevada (91).
West Hills Junior College: Led his team to the Silicon Valley Bowl against Foothills College ... team finished third in the Valley Conference ... named to the All-Central Valley Conference team ... played in eight games and rushed for 1,068 yards ... scored 11 touchdowns and averaged 6.5 yards per carry ... named team's Most Valuable Offensive Player ... one of the top running backs to come out of high school on the west coast ... was named the San Diego Union Tribune's Offensive Player of the Year out of Lincoln High School in 2000 ... also recruited by Washington State and Alabama.
Personal: Born June 2, 1983 ... parents' names are Gwen and Wil Washington ... has two brothers, Kenrick and Andre, and one sister, Ashley ... married to Jewelyn Wright ... the couple have two children - a daughter, Jewelyn (2), and a son, Demarion (newborn).
Career Statistics: Year GP-S Att Yds Avg TD Long YPG 2003 14-8 190 1,038 5.5 3 66 74.1 2004* 2-2 50 195 3.7 2 28 97.5 2005 Injury Rehabilitation Totals 16-10 240 1,233 5.1 5 66 77.1* Indicates redshirt year
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