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Donald Washington biography

Date of birth : 1986-07-28
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-09-16
Credited as : Football player NFL, cornerback for the Kansas Chiefs, Super Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Donald Washington III born July 28, 1986, in Indianapolis, Indiana is an American football cornerback for the National Football League's Kansas City Chiefs. He played college football for the Ohio State Buckeyes and was drafted in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Chiefs. He played high school football at Franklin Central High School in Indianapolis.

Donald's Career

Pro Career: Versatile defensive back enters his second NFL campaign with Kansas City in 2010 ... Joined the Chiefs as the club’s fourth-round pick (102nd overall) in the 2009 NFL Draft ... Should benefit greatly from working under the guidance of defensive backs coach Emmitt Thomas, a Pro Football Hall of Famer ... Has spent time working at both cornerback and safety during his tenure in Kansas City ... Has seen action in eight games, recording three tackles and two special teams stops.

Transactions: Signed with Kansas City (7/30/09) ... Selected by Kansas City in the fourth round (102nd overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft.

2009: Played in eight games on special teams and three contests on defense ... Was active, but did not play in one game ... Was inactive for seven contests ... Had three solo tackles and two special teams stops ... Appeared on special teams in his first NFL game at Baltimore (9/13) ... Recorded three tackles vs. Dallas (10/11) ... Was inactive at Washington (10/18), vs. San Diego (10/25), at Jacksonville (11/8), at Oakland (11/15) and vs. Pittsburgh (11/22) ... Was active, but did not play at San Diego (11/29) ... Was inactive vs. Denver (12/6) and at Cincinnati (12/27) ... Had two special teams tackles at Denver (1/3/10).

College: Saw action in 37 games (24 starts) at Ohio State before entering the draft after his junior season ... Recorded 102 tackles (75 solo), 3.0 tackles for loss, a sack (-3.0 yards), two interceptions for 104 yards with a TD and six passes defensed ... Also forced two fumbles and returned three fumble recoveries for 100 yards ... Played in 11 games (two starts) as a junior in 2008... Tallied 22 tackles, an interception, two passes defensed and one fumble recovery ... Started all 13 games at cornerback as a sophomore in 2007 ... Had 39 tackles, 2.0 stops for loss, a sack and a fumble recovery ... Added an INT for a 70-yard TD and three passes defensed ... Had five tackles in the BCS National Championship Game vs. LSU ... Appeared in 13 contests (nine starts) as a redshirt freshman in 2006 ... Compiled 41 tackles, a stop for loss and one pass defensed ... Also forced two fumbles and had a fumble recovery ... Named the club’s Most Outstanding First-Year Defensive Player ... Redshirted as a true freshman ... Majored in Communications at Ohio State.


• Played both defensive back and wide receiver at Franklin Central High School in Indianapolis, Indiana.
• Caught 47 passes and 10 TDs as a senior.
• Was a standout track and field athlete, capturing the long jump state championship as a junior and senior.
• Full name: Donald David Washington.
• Single.

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