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Cedric Washington
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Holyoke, MA

High School:
Holyoke

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 200

Position:
RB

At BC
Poised to make a run at All-BIG EAST and All-America honors this season?filled in for departed All-America selection Mike Cloud without missing a beat.

1999 Season
Broke out of the pack early in the year and started in all 12 games?led the team in rushing after carrying the ball 222 times for 1,122 yards and seven touchdowns?first team All-BIG EAST?jockeyed for the BIG EAST rushing title all season long?posted five 100-yard games on the year, including a 105-yard game vs. Virginia Tech's tough rushing defense?also a threat out of the backfield as a receiver; placed second on the team with 29 receptions for 178 yards?became only the 13th 1000-yard rusher in BC history after gaining 45 yards against Notre Dame before leaving with an injury?named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week after going for 181 yards on 34 carries against West Virginia?went for a career-best 183 yards on 29 carries with one touchdown against Miami?went for 107 yards on 15 carries, including a career-high 37-yarder, in the Northeastern game?picked up 147 yards on 21 carries and two touchdowns against Rutgers?was named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week following his 177-yard and three touchdown performance in BC's opening game against Baylor.

1998 Season
Played in 10 games...finished season as team's second-leading rusher with 173 yards on 37 attempts...rushed eight times for 53 yards and had two receptions for 28 yards against Miami...most prolific rushing day came against Navy when he gained 54 yards on four carries...longest rush of season was 31 yards against the Midshipmen...led the Eagles with a 24.6 kickoff return average...returned seven kicks for 172 yards...longest return of the season was 41 yards against West Virginia.

1997 Season
Redshirted.

1996 Season
Played both defensive back and running back during the 1996 season, but his greatest contribution came as a kick return specialist...he returned 16 kickoffs for 356 yards, a 22.3 per-return average...his longest runback - 35 yards - came against Miami...had just one carry, an 11-yard gain vs. Notre Dame...also made nine tackles (eight unassisted) as a special teams player.

High School
Earned 1995 Massachusetts Player of the Year honors from USA Today...a four-year starter who finished his schoolboy career with 6,688 yards and 98 touchdowns...his exploits were cited in Sports Illustrated's Faces in the Crowd...played in the 1996 Massachusetts Shriners Football Classic...captured the 1995 Angelo Bertelli Award as the Western Massachusetts Player of the Year...was a three-time All-Western Massachusetts selection...set a state record with 2,881 rushing yards in 1995; had five 300-yard games...also scored 41 touchdowns in his senior season...led his team to an 11-0 record and the Western Mass. Division I Super Bowl title; ran for 352 yards and four TDs in the Super Bowl...rushed for 1,956 yards and 26 TDs as a junior, earning All-Western Mass. and All-Conference honors...played for head coach Ray Mitchell...also played on the school's basketball team and was a sprinter on the track team.

Personal
Cedric Gerard Washington, born January 17, 1978...enrolled as a sociology major in the College of Arts & Sciences...Cedric is the middle of Juanita and Lawrence Washington's five children.

Career Stats

Year G Att Yds. Avg. TD LP
1996 11 1 11 11.0 0 11
1998 10 37 173 4.7 0 31
1999 11 222 1178 5.1 7 37
TOTALS 32 260 1362 5.2 7 37

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