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Denzel Washington's son John David Washington Running Back in the UFL

Denzel Washington's son John David Washington Running Back in the UFL

If you were looking for John David Washington, Denzel Washington’s son who used to play football at Morehouse College in Atlanta, he’s right here in Sacramento playing in the United Football League for the Sacramento Mountain Lions. He’s not doing bad statistically either:

PRO CAREER: Returns for a third season in the UFL, all with the Mountain Lions organization… Was second on the team in 2010 with 113 rushing yards on 24 attempts (4.7 average)… Also scored a rushing touchdown, and added six catches for 41 yards and another score… Played for the California Redwoods in 2009, rushing for 75 yards and 1 touchdown on 25 carries… Entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the St. Louis Rams in 2006 and spent the 2006 and 2007 seasons on the club’s practice squad… Played for the Hamburg Sea Devils and Rhein Fire in NFL Europe in 2007.

COLLEGE: Played in 41 games, starting 36, in career for the Morehouse Maroon Tigers, rushing 755 times for 3,699 yards and 34 touchdowns… Added 18 receptions for 114 yards… Only player in school history to rush for at least 1,100 yards in two seasons… Started all 10 games as senior, rushing 215 times for 1,198 yards and 9 touchdowns to break the school rushing record… Added 10 receptions for 69 yards and was an All-Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference first-team selection, leading the conference in rushing… Started all 10 games as junior, rushing 168 times for 804 yards and 8 touchdowns… As a sophomore, started 10 of 11 games, rushing 238 times for 1,124 yards and 13 touchdowns, adding 5 receptions for 27 yards and was an All-SIAC first-team selection… His 13 rushing touchdowns set a school record… Started six of 10 games as a freshman, rushing 134 times for 573 yards and 4 touchdowns.

PERSONAL: Born in Toluca Lake, California… Played football, basketball, and ran track at Campbell Hall High in Los Angeles… Son of Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington… Majored in sociology at Morehouse… At the age of nine, appeared as a student in a Harlem classroom in the 1992 film Malcolm X, which starred his father in the title role.

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