Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#43 Justin Washington
Position: Defensive Line
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 268
Year: Junior
Hometown: Cypress, Texas
High School: Cypress Woods HS
Experience: 2 Letters

At Arizona: Contender for a starting role inside in 2012, Washington has 15 starts in the previous defensive system and 21 games of experience in his two years ... Production was down as a sophomore, with 18 tackles and two TFL ... Season-high five tackles at Washington ... Nine starts in his breakout season as redshirt freshman in 2010, earning Sporting News and College Football News First-Team Freshman All-America honors ... Second-Team All-League by Phil Steele publications ... Finished with 46 tackles, 11.5 tackles for loss, six sacks and a blocked kick ... Career-high seven tackles vs. Cal, career-high two sacks vs. ASU and Iowa in 2010 ... Blocked a PAT try to keep the game tied vs. Hawkeyes then was in on the two sacks in their penultimate possession ... Missed the UCLA game with injury ... Opened his first camp as an end but moved inside and redshirted his freshman season in 2009 ... Earned UA Coaches' Scout Team POW honors for the Washington game preparation.

High School: 2008 unanimous All-District 15-5A First-Team Defense selection, a first-year varsity program in a tough greater Houston area ... PrepStar All-Midlands ... School opened in 2006 and Washington played its junior varsity schedule out of the Houston limelight for two years ... VYPE High School Sports All-Greater Houston Defense for his `NFL butt, legs and motor,' honored at the 2008 Texas Bowl ... Selected for the inaugural 2008 Space City Classic All-Star game in March 2008.

Personal: Son of Stacy Washington ... Majoring in general studies with a focus on social behavior and human understanding ... C.A.T.S. Student-Athlete of the Month for September/October 2011.

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