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Demond Washington
Demond Washington

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tallassee, Ala.

Last College:
Mississippi Gulf Coast JC

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 182

Position:
DB

2009 -- SEC Special Teams Player of the Week (11/16) ... Ranked 1st in the SEC/6th in NCAA in KO return yards, averaging 31.1 ypr ... Set AU record for KO return average in a season, 31.1 ypr ... Appeared in 13 games with four starts ... Totaled 536 return yards including 497 kickoff return and 39 punt return yards ... Finished with 36 tackles, a sack and four passes defended ... Had one QB hurry and registered two tackles vs. Louisiana Tech ... Recorded two assisted tackles with one QB hurry in SEC opener vs. Mississippi State ... Notched first career sack, for minus 12 yards, to go with five total tackles and one QB hurry vs. West Virginia ... Broke up one pass and totaled two tackles against Ball State ... Had four tackles, two solo, in win over Tennessee ... Registered one QB hurry and two tackles vs. Arkansas ... Broke up a pass and had two solo tackles vs. Kentucky ... Against LSU, broke up a pass and totaled a pair of solo tackles ... Had one tackle vs. Ole Miss ... Against Furman, made first career start and had three solo tackles in limited playing time ... Played defense and returned punts and kickoffs vs. Georgia ... Returned kickoff 99 yards for TD vs. UGA to tie game at 24-24 in third quarter ... The 99-yard return was the sixth-longest in AU history ... For the the game, totaled 229 return yards, 202 kickoff and 27 punt, which set an AU record ... The 202 kickoff return yards also set AU record ... The 202 kickoff return yards and 229 return yards were both the fourth most in Southeastern Conference single-game history ... Averaged 40.4 yards per kickoff return which is the second-best in SEC history for a single game (min. 4 returns) ... Also totaled four tackles vs. Bulldogs ... Against Alabama, returned four kickoffs for 99 yards, with long of 35 yards, and totaled three tackles with a pair of solo stops ... Against Northwestern in Outback Bowl, racked up 111 yards on four kickoff returns (27.8 ypr) and totaled four tackles, all solo stops ... Also broke up one pass.

JUNIOR COLLEGE -- Junior College Coach: Steve Campbell ... In 12 games during his freshman season at Gulf Coast, rushed for 1,182 yards and 12 touchdowns on just 172 carries, and returned two punts for touchdowns ... Helped lead team to the National Championship ... Played defense as a sophomore and had 55 tackles and three interceptions, returning them all for touchdowns, while also returning four punts for scores ... Ranked as the third-best junior college prospect by SuperPrep ... Ranked No. 91 on the Rivals.com junior college top 100.

HIGH SCHOOL -- High School Coach: Phil Lindsey ... Had an injury-plagued senior season, but as a junior, scored 27 touchdowns ... Named to the 2005 Class 4A all-state first team as an athlete by the Alabama Sports Writers Association.

PERSONAL -- Born Sept. 30, 1987 ... Son of Cynthia McCantz ... Major: Undecided.

Career Defensive Stats
YEAR G/GS TT UT AT TFL-YDS QBS-YDS FF/FR PD I/YDS
2009 13/4 36 22 14 1.0-12 1.0-12 0/0 4 0/0