Trumaine Washington
No. 8     Edmonton Elks
Washington before a Toronto Argonauts game in 2018.
Born: (1995-06-10) June 10, 1995 (age 26)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Career information
CFL statusAmerican
Position(s)Defensive back
Height5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight185 lb (84 kg)
High schoolKillian High
Career history
As player
20182019Toronto Argonauts
2020–presentEdmonton Eskimos / Elks
Career stats

Trumaine Washington (born June 10, 1995)[1] is a professional Canadian football defensive back for the Edmonton Elks of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He most recently played for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football for the Louisville Cardinals from 2014 to 2017.[1]

Professional career

Washington signed with the Toronto Argonauts as a free agent on May 21, 2018 and was assigned to the practice roster following training camp.[2] He was promoted to the active roster for the July 21, 2018 game versus the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and earned his first start on August 2, 2018. He recorded his first professional interception and touchdown on September 22, 2018 against the Saskatchewan Roughriders.[3] Over two seasons, he played in 25 regular season games recording 56 defensive tackles, five interceptions, and one touchdown. As a pending free agent in 2020, he was released during the free agency negotiation window on February 7, 2020.[4]

Washington signed a contract extension with the Edmonton Elks on December 30, 2020.[5]


  1. ^ a b "Trumaine Washington bio". Retrieved October 1, 2018.
  2. ^ "Argos sign international OL Chase Farris, OL Isiah Cage and DB Trumaine Washington". Toronto Argonauts. May 21, 2018. Retrieved October 1, 2018.
  3. ^ "Riders win back-and-forth battle against Argos". September 22, 2018. Retrieved October 1, 2018.
  4. ^ "Argos release 12 players". Toronto Argonauts. February 7, 2020.
  5. ^ "EE Football Team extends five, signs three". December 30, 2020. Retrieved December 30, 2020.