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

2014 - Washington started all 11 games for the Southern... Finished second on the team in tackles with 84 total tackles, including 52 solo tackles and 4.5 tackles for loss... Washington also forced two fumlbes and broke up six passes... Against Washburn, Washington recorded a team leading 16 tackles... In the season finale, totaled 10 tackles, including seven solo tackles... Received All-MIAA Honorable Mention.

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.