On Washington: Joins UMass after graduating from Syracuse University where he lettered in football for three years and was on the team four years ... Earned a bachelor's degree in information management and technology ... An outstanding student who has garnered many academic accolades ... A shifty running back ... Can also return kicks ... Pursuing a Master's degree in Sports Management at UMass.
As a senior in 2005 (at Syracuse): Played in five games with the Orange ... Carried seven times for 25 yards ... caught three passes for 25 yards and returned four kicks for 87 yards ... Sat out the first four games of the season ... Named to the All-Big East Academic Team for the fourth time ... Honored as SU's Scholar Athlete of the Week in September ... Earned Soladay Award for the fourth year in a row for having the highest GPA on the team ... Awarded the Arthur Ashe Jr. All-American Sports Scholar Award ... Named a Michelle Kwan Scholar-Athlete Award Winner.
As a junior in 2004 (at Syracuse): Had one carry for a loss of two yards in the season-opener at Purdue ... Missed the remainder of the season due to injury (concussion) ... Named to 2004 Big East All-Academic Team ... Member of the Athletic Director's Honor Roll ... Honored with Soladay Award for having the highest GPA on the team
As a sophomore in 2003 (at Syracuse): Played in eight games and was on travel roster for all 12 ... Rushed two times for three yards against Central Florida ... Gained eight yards on two carries against Toledo ... At Virginia Tech, rushed four times for five yards ... Rushed five times for 19 yards against Boston College ... Rushed five times for 41 yards and a touchdown against Temple ... Rushed nine times for 39 yards and had three catches for 21 yards against West Virginia ... Rushed 15 times for 53 yards, including one 22-yard run, versus Notre Dame ... Named to 2003 Big East All-Academic Team ... Member of the Athletic Director's Honor Roll ... Honored with Soladay Award for having the highest GPA on the team.
As a freshman in 2002 (at Syracuse): Redshirt season ... Named to 2002 Fall Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
Before College: USA Today Connecticut Player of the Year as a senior ... SuperPrep All-American ... Rated the No. 5 prospect in New England and the No. 35 running back in the country by SuperPrep ... New Haven Register All-State selection ... Rushed for 7,712 yard, had 9,021 yards of offense, scored 710 points in career ... Posted 25 consecutive 100-yard rushing games and 12 consecutive 200-yard rushing games, both are state records ... Rushed for 2,711 yards and scored 37 touchdowns as a senior and for 3,005 yards and 42 touchdowns as a junior ... Set state record for touchdowns in a season with 42, points in a season with 294 and rushing yards in a game with 449.
Personal: Timothy Washington ... Born January 25, 1985 in Bristol, Conn. ... Son of Tim and Cora Washington ... brother of Nicole, Jacashes and Daeshaun ... Earned Bachelors Degree in information management and technology at Syracuse and is pursuing a Master's in Sports Management at UMass.
CAREER STATISTICS (Rushing) Year GP No. Yds. Avg. TD Lg. 2003 SU 8/0 42 187 4.0 1 29 2004 SU 1/0 1 -2 -2.0 0 -2 2005 SU 5/0 7 25 3.6 0 11 2006 14/0 55 205 3.7 3 22 TOTALS 28/0 105 415 4.0 4 29