Mike Washington
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Washington playing for the Buccaneers in 1979
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Personal information
Born: (1953-01-07) January 7, 1953 (age 69)
Montgomery, Alabama
Died:December 27th, 2021
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:197 lb (89 kg)
Career information
High school:Montgomery (AL) Lee
NFL Draft:1975 / Round: 3 / Pick: 53
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Mike Washington (January 7, 1953 – December 27, 2021) was an American former professional football player who played in 9 NFL seasons from 1976–1984 for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Born in Montgomery, Alabama, Washington was an All-American at Alabama in 1974 and was selected in the 3rd round (53rd overall) of 1975 NFL Draft by the Baltimore Colts.[1]

His career ended after a head injury in the 1984 season opener against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field.


  1. ^ "Mike Washington, DB at NFL.com". NFL.com. Retrieved July 28, 2015.
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