Marcus Cornelius Washington (born October 17, 1977) is a former American football linebacker. After completing his college career with Auburn he was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the second round of the 2000 NFL Draft. He was later signed by the Washington Redskins in 2004, and played there for five seasons.
Washington in February 2005.
|Born:||October 17, 1977|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||244 lb (111 kg)|
|High school:||Auburn (Auburn, Alabama)|
|NFL Draft:||2000 / Round: 2 / Pick: 59|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
As a senior at Auburn University, Marcus Washington played defensive end and posted seven sacks and 52 tackles.
He was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts with the 28th pick in the second round (59th overall) of the 2000 NFL Draft. After four seasons as a linebacker with the Colts, they were unable to make him an offer because of the expected cost of re-signing Peyton Manning.
The Washington Redskins signed Washington on March 5, 2004. During his five-year tenure with the Redskins he made the Pro Bowl in 2004 and was named an alternate in 2005 and 2006.
Washington was released by the Redskins on February 20, 2009.
He was the Defensive Line Coach for the University of San Diego football team in 2016. In that season, the Toreros ranked the #1 ranked scoring defense in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS), averaging only 12.1 points allowed per game in the regular season.
|Year||Team||Games||Combined Tackles||Tackles||Assisted Tackles||Sacks||Forced Fumbles||Fumble Recoveries||Fumble Return Yards||Interceptions||Interception Return Yards||Yards per Interception Return||Longest Interception Return||Interceptions Returned for Touchdown||Passes Defended|
- Bryant, Howard (January 1, 2006). "Washington Is Monumental". The Washington Post, p. E01.