StateFans Player Profile: WR Richard Washington

StateFans takes a look at NC State Wide Receiver Richard Washington.

Richard Washington

Junior Wide Receiver

No. 6

6-0, 172 pounds

Ft. Myers (Fl.) High School

2003 stats

Playing in his first season after sitting out 2002 as a partial qualifier, Washington participated in ten games while starting five for the Wolfpack. He was very productive when on the field, finishing with 44 receptions for 500 yards and 6 touchdowns.

Awards

- 2002 Offensive Scout Team Co-Player of the Year

- 2003 Top Newcomer Award

High School Accolades

- #6 Wide Receiver in the nation per Rivals.com

- #9 Wide Receiver in the nation per PrepStar

- #9 Wide Receiver in the country according to Tom Lemming

- PrepStar All-American

- First-Team All-State

- Rated the No. 67 player in the country according to TheInsiders.com

Recruited By:

Former Wolfpack Coach Chris Demarest

2004 Outlook

With the departure of Jerricho Cotchery, Richard Washington could emerge as NC State's go-to receiver in 2004. He has the big-play ability to be a deep threat for either Marcus Stone or Jay Davis. With added strength from the off-season, look for great things from Washington in his junior year.

Recognition potential

Richard's likely going to have another good season for NC State, but if he can post the numbers to garner All-ACC or All-American honors remains to be seen.

North Carolina State wide receiver Richard Washington, (6) catches a touchdown pass from quarterback Philip Rivers in front of Kansas defender Charles Gordon in the first quarter of the Tangerine Bowl in Orlando, Fla., Monday, Dec. 22, 2003. (AP Photo/Phelan Ebenhack)


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