Nate Washington life and biography

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Nate Washington biography

Date of birth : 1983-08-28
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Toledo, Ohio
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-12-17
Credited as : Football player NFL, wide receiver for the Titans, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Nate Washington was signed by the Titans in the 2009 offseason to bolster the wide receiving corps and provide a deep threat for the aerial attack. The 6-1, 185-pounder has the ability to stretch the field with his speed and proved to be a solid red-zone target after leading the Titans with six receiving touchdowns in 2009.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
• Washington was a member of two Super Bowl championship teams during his four-year stay in Pittsburgh. The Steelers hoisted the Lombardi Trophy in 2005 and 2008.
• In 2009, Washington led the Titans with a career-high six receiving touchdowns and finished second on the team with a career-best 47 receptions and 569 receiving yards.
• In 2006, Washington led the AFC with a 17.8-yard per reception average and caught 35 passes for 624 yards with four touchdowns.

TITANS TIDBITS:
• By signing with the Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2005, Washington became the first Tiffin University player in the modern era to play in the NFL.
• Washington wasted no time meeting and greeting the Titans faithful as he took part in Titans Caravan XII in April 2009, visiting fans in Waynesboro, Hohenwald, Lawrenceburg, Pulaski and Franklin. Washington’s Caravan schedule also took him to Alabama with a huge group stop with Kerry Collins in Florence.
• Following his first Super Bowl victory in 2005, Washington received the key to city from his hometown, Toledo, Ohio and his college town of Tiffin, Ohio.
• Washington was a lifeguard at a community pool for three summers when he was in high school.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
• The Toledo, Ohio., native was originally signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2005.
• Signed by the Titans as an unrestricted free agent on March 2, 2009.

COLLEGE:
• Holds eight individual Tiffin receiving records, including records for receptions in a game (13), yards in a game (299), receptions in a season (70), yards in a season (1,428), touchdowns in a season (16), receptions in a career (212), yards in a career (4,214), and touchdown receptions (47).
• As a senior, finished the season with 1,428 yards receiving on 69 receptions over 11 games. Averaged 129.8 yards receiving and 6.3 receptions per game.
• In 2004, was named a Don Hansen’s Football Gazette Honorable Mention All-American, D2Football.com Second Team All-American, Dopke.com Second Team All-American, Independent Football Alliance Offensive Player of the Year and Independent Football Alliance First Team player.
• In his final collegiate season, recorded 299 yards receiving with three touchdowns in 50-39 loss to Gannon, 124 yards receiving with three touchdowns in 49-3 win over Butler, 115 yards receiving with three touchdowns in 59-21 win over Alma College, 197 yards receiving with two touchdowns in close loss to Nebraska Omaha and 176 yards receiving with three touchdowns in 56-14 win over Ohio Dominican.
• In 2003, was selected Dopke.com Division II Second Team All-American and Independent Football Alliance First Team player.
• As a sophomore, was named D2Football.com Honorable Mention All-Northeast Division player and Independent Football Alliance First Team honoree.
• Majored in Information Systems at Tiffin University.

PERSONAL:
• Attended Scott High School in Toledo, Ohio and was first team All-City, first team All-District, and Honorable Mention All-State as a senior.
• List of favorites: (movie) “Harlem Nights”; (TV show) “Martin”; (actor/actress) Denzel Washington, Sanaa Lathan; (music artist) Jay-Z; (food) chicken; (vacation spot) Puerto Rico; (school subject) science; (car) Ferrari; (video game) Gears of War 2; (sports hero) Michael Jordan; and (book) “Autobiography of Malcolm X.”
• Born Nate Washington on Aug. 28, 1983 in Toledo, Ohio.

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