Overview
Donald Washington is a cornerback for the Kansas City Chiefs, who selected him with the 102nd pick in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. After playing three seasons for the Ohio State Buckeyes, Washington chose to forgo his final year of eligibility and enter the 2009 NFL Draft. Washington is 6-feet tall and weighs 194 pounds.
Prep Career
A two-way player at Franklin Central High School in Indianapolis, Washington was recruited primarily for his defensive ability. He visited Illinois and Indiana before his visit to Ohio State, but committed to the Buckeyes two days after his official visit.
College Career
Washington sat out the 2005 season as a redshirt, then started nine games in 2006 as a nickel back. He finished the season with 41 total tackles, including a career-high seven in Ohio State's loss to Florida in the BCS National Championship Game. In 2007, Washington recorded his first career interception, which he returned 70 yards for a touchdown against Kent State. Washington was suspended for the first two games of 2008 for a violation of team rules, but returned to start the Buckeyes' final 11 games of the season. He finished the season with 22 total tackles, giving him 99 for his Ohio State career.
NFL Career
Washington was selected in the fourth round (102nd overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs. Before the 2009 season, Washington signed a contract with Kansas City. Terms were not disclosed.
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