2009: First-team All-American by ESPN.com ... also named to All-America teams by Sporting News, Rivals.com and Pro Football Weekly ... first-team All-Mountain West Conference and a Butkus Award semifinalist ... appeared on watch lists for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy and Rotary Lombardi Award ... named the Best Linebacker in the state of Texas by Dave Campbell's Texas Football ... invited to the NFL Combine ... played in the Senior Bowl ... topped TCU with 109 tackles, the most stops by a Horned Frog since 2004 (Martin Patterson, 131) ... went over 200 career tackles (220) ... posted 10 tackles, including 3 1/2 for loss, in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl ... named to the All-Bowl Team by Sporting News... placed second on TCU with 11.0 tackles for loss on the season ... had a career-high 13 tackles in the 14-10 win at Clemson ... one of his stops in Death Valley was catching C.J. Spiller from behind for a touchdown-saving tackle ... returned an interception 20 yards for a touchdown against New Mexico in the fourth quarter of his final home game ... tied for the team lead with three interceptions on the season ... named the MWC Defensive Player of the Week after recording two sacks and an interception in the 39-14 win over SMU ... also had a pick to go with nine tackles in the 38-7 victory at BYU ... reached double figures in tackles in five games, including the final two regular-season contests with 11 stops against both Wyoming and New Mexico ... had 10 tackles, including one for loss, at Air Force ... recorded at least five tackles in all 13 games ... took part in a tackle for loss in eight contests.
2008: TCU's fourth-leading tackler with 63 stops ... made just his second career start in the 17-16 Poinsettia Bowl victory over Boise State ... totaled six tackles, including one for loss, while breaking up three passes against the Broncos ... Mountain West Conference Defensive Player of the Week in a 13-7 win at Colorado State ... had two tackles for loss, including a sack, to go with a fumble recovery and key fourth-quarter interception against the Rams ... had a season-best seven tackles on three occasions, including back-to-back games versus Utah and Air Force ... made his first career start in the 67-7 victory over Stephen F. Austin ... it was the only game four-time All-MWC selection Jason Phillips (injury) did not start in his four-year career ... totaled four solo tackles against the Lumberjacks ... opened the season with seven stops, including 1.5 for loss with a sack, in a 26-3 win at New Mexico ... also forced a fumble versus the Lobos ... recorded a sack for a 13-yard loss as part of six stops at Oklahoma ... had a pass breakup and five solo tackles in the 32-7 win over BYU ... had at least four tackles in 11 of the Frogs' 13 games.
2007: Special teams standout who tied for the national lead with three punt blocks ... shared the nation's top mark with Ohio's Joshua Abrams ... also played very well in a reserve role at linebacker ... 25 of his 32 tackles were solo stops ... blocked punts versus Air Force, Wyoming and Utah ... the block against the Utes saw him display his athleticism as he leaped high in the air over the upbacks ... the ball was returned by Stephen Hodge for a TCU touchdown ... also totaled four tackles against Utah ... had a career-best seven stops, including 1.5 for a loss, in the win at Stanford ... also broke up a pass against the Cardinal ... matched his career-high with seven solo stops at BYU ... combined on a sack in the 27-0 win over Baylor ... posted a tackle for a loss in the 24-12 decision versus Colorado State ... totaled five tackles in the 37-0 victory against New Mexico.
2006: One of four true freshmen to see action ... contributed at linebacker and on special teams ... 14 of his 16 tackles were solo stops ... blocked a punt, forced a fumble and totaled three solo tackles in the 52-0 win over San Diego State ... recorded an 8-yard tackle for a loss among a season-best four stops in the 46-13 victory versus UC Davis ... made his collegiate debut in the season-opening 17-7 win at Baylor and posted a solo tackle ... had two stops against both BYU and Wyoming.
High School: First-team All-City and the Most Valuable Player of that squad ... second-team All-Area ... selected to play in the Texas-Oklahoma Oil Bowl All-Star Game ... totaled 168 tackles with four sacks as a senior ... played for Coach Jim Bennett at Irving ... named Most Improved on Offense ... a two-year letterman in football ... also lettered three times in basketball and once in track & field.
Personal: Parents are Lewis and Barbara Washington ... a communications major.
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