Anthony Washington | #8 | DB
Hometown: Jacksonville, Fla.
Previous School: Ed White HS
2015 (Senior): Played in all 11 games...Moved to slot back position after spending first three years on defense...Team's fourth-leading rusher with 307 yards and a touchdown...Returned 15 kickoffs for 229 yards, a 15.3-yard average...Averaged 4.5 yards per carry, tops on the team among players with at least 25 attempts...Had the team's second-longest run of the season, a 49-yard rush in the season opener at Virginia Union...Set career high with 91 yards in season finale vs. Mars Hill...Rushed for 59 yards and a touchdown at Division I Southern Utah on Sept. 26, becoming the only player to score a touchdown against the Thunderbirds defense in a five-week stretch.
2014 (Junior): Played in all 10 games… one of nine players to break up a pass and one of three to do so multiple times… Had 27 tackles… Posted a season-high six tackles twice; at Catawba on October 25 and at Tusculum on November 6.
2013 (Sophomore): Appeared in seven games...had 18 tackles, including 10 solo tackles...had one interception.
2012 (Freshman): Was not on team.
Personal: Played under Terry Gilliam at Ed White HS...Coaches Award Recipient...Honor Roll student...Son of Jobina and Anthony.