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      Kelley Washington
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Stephens City, Va.

High School:
Sherando

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 225

Position:
WR

Experience:
2L

Printable Career Summary (PDF)

Full name: James Kelley Washington ... Born: Aug. 21, 1979.

HONORS - 2002 All-America Playboy Preseason; 2001 Freshman All-America The Sporting News and Football Writers, Biletnikoff Award Semifinalist, AlI-SEC Coaches (2nd), SEC Freshman of the Year Collegefootballnews.com, Freshman All-SEC Coaches, SEC Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 29)

2002 - Games/Started 4/2 ... Hampered by injuries during the season and was able to play in only four games ? Made the most of his opportunities as he caught 23 passes for 443 yards and one touchdown ? He grabbed seven passes for 197 yards against Rutgers ? Also had seven catches versus Florida that went for 102 yards ? Had six catches for 112 yards against Arkansas ? Touchdown versus Rutgers came on a 58-yard catch-and-run play.

2001 - Games/Started: 13/6 ... Etched his name in the Tennessee records book with 256 receiving yards on 11 catches in regular season matchup with LSU ... Shattered record of 225 yards set in 1966 ... Earned SEC Offensive Player of the Week honors for his efforts ... Finished the season as the Vols' leading receiver with 64 catches for 1,010 yards ... Only the fourth time in Tennessee history that the 1,000-yard mark for receiving had been topped ... His 64 receptions rank as the fourth-best total in Tennessee history ... Caught two touchdown passes among his six receptions for 70 yards in UT?s Florida Citrus Bowl victory ... The former high school quarterback also threw his first pass from scrimmage in that game, a 13-yard completion following end around handoff ... Topped the 100-yard mark against Georgia and in the SEC Championship game ... Had a key 30-yard reception late in the fourth quarter against Arkansas that set up the go-ahead field goal ...

PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL - Selected by Florida Marlins in the 10th round of the June 1997 professional baseball draft, the No. 306 overall pick ? Bats right, throws right ? Played four years in Marlins organization, three as shortstop and in 2000 as third baseman? Had best year at Kane County in the MID League, playing in 107 games, hitting .275 and knocking in 30 runs ? Hit .213 overall in career, with nine home runs and 98 RBIs ?

HIGH SCHOOL - Starred as a quarterback and safety at Sherando High School, helping his team to the Virginia 2A championship game as a senior ... Passed for 1,887 yards and 20 touchdowns as a senior and picked off a school-record nine passes on defense ... Earned all-state and all-area honors as a senior ? Also served as Sherando?s punter, averaging nearly 40 yards per boot ... Signed with Hofstra out of high school, but chose to play baseball ... Coach at Sherando High School: Walter Barr.

RECEIVING STATISTICS
Class/Year
NO
YDS
AVG
TD
LONG
Fr. 2001
64
1010
15.8
5
70-LSU
So. 2002
23
443
19.3
1
58-Rutgers
TOTALS
87
1453
16.7
6
70-LSU

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