"Hey, not bad," added the always colorful Demond Washington. "We won the national championship last year, and this year we started slow but were playing our best ball since I have been here towards the end of the year. It has been a good ride, but I am ready to take my next step."
Tallassee (AL) native finished this season with 5 punt returns for TD's, while
also returning 3 interceptions for touchdowns. All in all, he totaled 55 tackles,
10 assists, and 18 pass deflections. Not bad considering Demond played tailback
his freshman season, and did it well, while rushing for over 1, 250 yards and
"I just showed everyone that I am versatile enough to make
an impact on either side of the ball. It is all good with me. If they need a running
back. They know what I can do, and if they need a cover corner, they now see what
they are getting."
Washington earned 1st Team All-State and Region
this season. He was also named a Defensive Captain for MS Gulf Coast CC and was
named the Special Teams Player of the Year.
"I love returning kicks.
It gets me in the open field, and gives me a lot of one on one match-ups. That
is when I am at my best. That is what Ole Miss wants me to do, return kicks."
and Auburn were trying to get in the game with the Ole Miss commit, but it looks
like things have settled down.
"I told both of them that I was sticking
with Ole Miss, and to be honest, I have not even been answering my phone lately.
I think everyone is getting the picture. That is where I am going. I am going
up there this weekend for my official visit. I am bringing Ira Smith up there
What will the 5' 10", 180 pound corner focus on this weekend?
just want to see what kind of relationship the players and coaches have, and I
want to see how they practice."
Washington is expected to graduate in May.
CB Demond Washington looking forward to visit
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