"He thought I was a linebacker because of my size. For some reason, he had not seen my film, even though I've sent them a lot of tape. He gave me his number, told me to give him a call, and said he's going to watch my film."
What else made an impression on Washington (6-0, 190)?
"I knew Jeryl Brazil (Loranger) a little from a scrimmage and Carlton Perkins (Walker) was cool," he said. "The coaches stood out as being real nice. They were very interested in us and that got my attention. Coach Cooper made an effort to talk to all of the guys.
"I really like LSU and hope they offer soon. I'm going to the February 4th Junior Day. If they don't offer then, I'm going to the camp in June to earn an offer. I'm going to do whatever it takes to get that LSU offer."
Washington and he and teammate Ed Duplessis ('13 LB) were invited today to the UL Ragin' Cajuns' Junior Day.
The junior safety likes Miami but says the Hurricanes haven't sent anything in the past two weeks.
Washington was the defensive leader on a '11 St. Paul's squad that finished the regular season with a 10-0 mark.
Former St. Paul's DT Mickey Johnson signed with LSU last year.