27 - Gaige Washington
Gaige Washington
Height: 6-1
Weight: 190
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Clinton, Miss.
High School: Clinton HS
Previous College: Hinds CC
Position: S

2013 - Earned Third-Team All-MIAA honors after starting all 10 games at free safety as a junior...Finished tied for second on the team with 53 tackles, 35 solo and two tackles for a loss of three yards, as well as an interception and three pass break-ups and half a sack...Recorded a season-high 11 tackles, 10 solo, at Division II National Champion Northwest Missouri...Totaled seven stops, four solo, with half a sack in a win at home over Lincoln.

Prior to Southern - Washington played two years at cornerback for Hinds Community College in Jackson, Miss. for coach Gene Murphy … A 2011 graduate of Clinton High School in Clinton, Miss., Washington was a second-team All-metro defensive back selection for coach Ray Brown's Arrows where he intercepted ten passes in his high school career.

Personal - Washington is the son of Ronica and Anthony Grisby.