Washington on Wolverines’ Radar

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Washington pulls in a catch vs. Eastern Michigan last year

Football camps began on college campuses all over the country this week, prompting renewed excitement over autumn Saturdays filled with tailgates, rivalries, and gridiron glory. Plenty of previews have begun flooding the internet and over at the popular Michigan Football blog, Maize N Brew, they previewed the Wolverines’ most feared opponent at each position. They selected our Jerome Washington ’12, as the tight end most likely to keep Jim Harbaugh up at night, ironing his khakis.

Here is what Sam Dodge had to say about Washington.

The Enemy’s Best Shot: Michigan’s Opponents Best Starters on Offense

TIGHT END – Jerome Washington, senior, Rutgers

Washington is an impressive prospect. At 6-foot-4, 258 pounds, the former Miami Hurricane demonstrates surprising nimbleness for his size.

To manage 28 catches for 282 yards in Rutgers’ offense is almost worthy of a Heisman. He’s a capable blocker, as well, shown here handling an impressive Washington pass rush:

Washington and the Scarlet Knights open the season on Sept. 1 vs. Texas State.



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