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Encyclopedia > Joe Washington
Joe Washington
Date of birth September 24, 1953
Place of birth Flag of United States Crockett, Texas
Position(s) Running Back
College Oklahoma
NFL Draft 1976 / Round 1/ Pick 4
Pro Bowls 1
Honors 70 Greatest Redskins
Stats
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Team(s)
1977
1978-1980
1981-1984
1985
San Diego Chargers
Baltimore Colts
Washington Redskins
Atlanta Falcons
College Hall of Fame

Joe Dan Washington (born September 24, 1953) is a former American Football running back who played nine seasons for the San Diego Chargers, Baltimore Colts, Washington Redskins, and the Atlanta Falcons from 1977 to 1985 in the National Football League. September 24 is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Crockett is a city in Houston County, Texas, in the United States. ... In American football, each team has 11 players on the field at one time. ... High school running back A running back, halfback, tailback or wingback is the position of a player on an American and Canadian football team who lines up in the offensive backfield. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... University of Oklahoma, abbreviated OU, is a coeducational public research university located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma founded in 1890. ... The NFL Draft (officially the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting[1]) is an annual sports draft in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players. ... // Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 125) TAM Michael Kelson West Texas State 126) SEA Don Dufek Michigan 127) NOR Scott Parrish Utah State 128) LAM Carl Ekern San Jose State 129) NYJ Steve King Michigan 130) CLE Henry Sheppard Southern Methodist 131) SDG Woodrow Lowe... In professional American football, the Pro Bowl is the all-star game of the National Football League (NFL). ... City San Diego, California Other nicknames Bolts, Super Chargers Team colors Navy Blue, White, and Gold Head Coach Marty Schottenheimer Owner Alex Spanos George Pernicano (Minority owner (3%)) General manager A.J. Smith Fight song San Diego Super Chargers League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960... City Indianapolis, Indiana Team colors Royal Blue and White Head Coach Tony Dungy Owner Jim Irsay General manager Bill Polian Mascot Blue [1] League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1953–present) Western Conference (1953-1969) Coastal Division (1967-1969) American Football Conference (1970-present) AFC East (1970-2001) AFC South... This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ... City Atlanta, Georgia Team colors Black, Red, and White Head Coach Bobby Petrino Owner Arthur Blank General manager Rich McKay Mascot Freddie Falcon League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1966–present) Eastern Conference (1966) Western Conference (1967-69) Coastal Division (1967-1969) National Football Conference (1970-present) NFC West (1970... September 24 is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... High school running back A running back, halfback, tailback or wingback is the position of a player on an American and Canadian football team who lines up in the offensive backfield. ... City San Diego, California Other nicknames Bolts, Super Chargers Team colors Navy Blue, White, and Gold Head Coach Marty Schottenheimer Owner Alex Spanos George Pernicano (Minority owner (3%)) General manager A.J. Smith Fight song San Diego Super Chargers League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960... There have been two unrelated American football teams called the Baltimore Colts based in Baltimore, Maryland. ... This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ... City Atlanta, Georgia Team colors Black, Red, and White Head Coach Bobby Petrino Owner Arthur Blank General manager Rich McKay Mascot Freddie Falcon League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1966–present) Eastern Conference (1966) Western Conference (1967-69) Coastal Division (1967-1969) National Football Conference (1970-present) NFC West (1970... See also: 1976 in sports, other events of 1977, 1978 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto racing Stock car racing: NASCAR Championship - Cale Yarborough Cale Yarborough won the Daytona 500 USAC Racing - Tom Sneva wins the season championship Indianapolis 500 - won by A.J. Foyt. ... See also: 1984 in sports, other events of 1985, 1986 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Bill Elliott won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Darrell Waltrip Ken Schrader enters NASCAR CART Racing - Al Unser Sr won the season championship Indianapolis 500 - Danny... The National Football League (NFL) is the largest and most prestigious professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ...


Washington graduated from Lincoln High School in Port Arthur, Texas where his father coached football. Washington had a stellar college football career in the University of Oklahoma where Washington was a two time First-team All-American and finished third in the Heisman Trophy balloting in 1974 and fifth in 1975 and is a member of the College Football Hall of Fame. A college football game between Colorado State and Air Force. ... University of Oklahoma, abbreviated OU, is a coeducational public research university located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma founded in 1890. ... An All-America team is a sports team composed of star players. ... Official Logo The Heisman Memorial Trophy Award (often known simply as the Heisman Trophy or The Heisman), named after former college football player and coach John Heisman, is awarded annually to the most outstanding collegiate football player in the U.S. The award is considered the highest individual player honor... See also: 1973 in sports, other events of 1974, 1975 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Richard Petty won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Richard Petty IROC Championship - inaugural year won by Mark Donohue Indianapolis 500 - Johnny Rutherford USAC Racing - Bobby Unser... See also: 1974 in sports, other events of 1975, 1976 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Athletics August 12, In Gothenburg, Sweden, New Zealander, John Walker set a new world record becoming the first man to break 3:50 for the mile when he clocked 3:49. ... College Football Hall of Fame front. ...


Washington was drafted in the first round of the 1976 NFL Draft by the Chargers. He went to the Pro Bowl once in his career, with the Colts in 1979. In that season he led the NFL with 82 receptions for 750 yards, and had 242 carries for 884 yards and seven touchdowns. // Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 125) TAM Michael Kelson West Texas State 126) SEA Don Dufek Michigan 127) NOR Scott Parrish Utah State 128) LAM Carl Ekern San Jose State 129) NYJ Steve King Michigan 130) CLE Henry Sheppard Southern Methodist 131) SDG Woodrow Lowe... In professional American football, the Pro Bowl is the all-star game of the National Football League (NFL). ... See also: 1978 in sports, other events of 1979, 1980 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Artistic Gymnastics World Artistic Gymnastics Championships: Mens all-around champion: Alexander Dityatin, USSR Womens all-around champion: Nellie Kim, USSR Mens team competition champion: USSR Womens team... A touchdown is the primary method of scoring in American and Canadian football, in which the ball carrier causes the football to break the plane of the end zone, or an eligible receiver catches a forward pass in the end zone, thus earning 6 points for his team (in both...


With the Redskins, Washington played in Super Bowl XVII and Super Bowl XVIII. Date January 30, 1983 Stadium Rose Bowl Stadium City Pasadena, California MVP John Riggins, Running back Favorite Dolphins by 3 National anthem Leslie Easterbrook Coin toss Elroy Hirsch Referee Jerry Markbreit Halftime show Bob Jani Productions presents KaleidoSUPERscope with the Los Angeles Super Drill Team Attendance 103,667 TV in... Date January 22, 1984 Stadium Tampa Stadium City Tampa, Florida MVP Marcus Allen, Running back Favorite Redskins by 2 1/2 National anthem Barry Manilow Coin toss Bronko Nagurski Referee Gene Barth Halftime show Salute to Superstars of the Silver Screen with the University of Florida and Florida State University...


Washington was reportedly the only player who did not wear the 1982 Redskins logo on his helmet. He used the logo the Redskins had used from 1972-1981 and 1983 to present.


Washington retired with 4,839 rushing yards and 3,413 receiving yards and 30 touchdowns in his career.


 
 

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