"We were working on Brumfield," Washingon said. "He's a character. I talked a little bit with Edward Paris and told him LSU's a great school. (Paris) and I talked a little bit. You could tell he wasn't ready to commit. I let him know LSU is known for producing high-powered DBs."
The Tigers are in nice shape with Paris.
"He likes LSU," Washington related. "It's just too early for him to commit."
LSU is pursuing Paris and teammate Brandon Simmons, both Mansfield (TX) Timberview junior DBs.
In addition, the Tigers are aggressively targeting Brumfield (four-star OL) from neighboring U-High.
"Coach Miles talked with me about LSU's new facilities," Washington said. "We toured all around the campus."
His latest offer came from Auburn.
"Coach (Scott) Fountain got in contact and I spoke with him," Washington said. "He told me some things they want to do with me in their offense."
The 6-5, 220-pounder helped Westlake to playoff appearances in both football and basketball. The 10th-seeded Rams were upset Tuesday by No. 23 Parkview Baptist in a 3A hoops first-rounder, 50-39.
Washington is easy to spot in Westlake, a small suburban city located near Lake Charles.
"People at home have been saying congrats to me," he said. "Everybody knows you...I picked up a lot more followers after I committed. It's been crazy."