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Raiders Take Texas Tech RB DeAndre Washington in the 5th Round of the 2016 NFL Draft


The Oakland Raiders have selected Texas tech running back DeAndre Washington in the 5th round of the 2016 NFL draft.


Rush Attempts : 29, vs. West Virginia (2014)
Rush Yards: 248, vs. Kansas State (2015)
Rush Touchdowns: 4, vs. TCU (2015)
Long Rush: 80, vs. Kansas State (2015)
Receptions: 6, 3x, at West Virginia (2015)
*Receiving Yards: 107, vs. Baylor (2014)
Receiving Touchdowns: 1, twice, vs. Baylor (2014)
*Longest Reception: 49, vs. Baylor (2014)
All-Purpose Yards: 284, vs. Kansas State (2015)
Total Touchdowns: 4, vs. TCU (2015)
* Indicates most recent high


Was among the top running backs in the country ... appeared in all 13 games for the Red Raiders while making a career high 12 starts ... continued his highly-successful 2014 season into his senior campaign ...finished the season ranked second in the Big 12 Conference with 1,492 rushing yards ... is the first Red Raider running back to register back-to-back 1,000 yard seasons since former Doak Walker Award winner Byron Hanspard in 1995 and 1996 ... one of five players in school history to rush for over 1,000 yards twice in a career ... his 1,492 rushing yards currently sit in fifth place in the Texas Tech single-season record book ... also fifth with 3,411 career rushing yards as well ... averaged over 114 yards per game despite receiving just over 18 carries per contest ...IN THE NCAA RANKINGS... ranked 15th nationally for rushing yards (1,492), 17th for rushing yards per game (114.8), 14th in all-purpose yards per game (144.4), 20th in rush yards per carry (6.40) and 20th for rushing touchdowns (14) ...IN THE BIG 12 RANKINGS... ranked second in the conference in rushing yards and rushing yards per game ... ranked second in the league for several categories, including all-purpose yards per game, rushing yards per carry and rushing touchdowns ... trailed only teammate Jakeem Grant in all-purpose yards per game ... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS... has eight carries and one pass reception longer than 25 yards so far this season ... ranks fifth on the team in receptions (34) and sixth in receiving yards (304) ... recorded the fifth 100-yard rushing performance of his career against UTEP, carrying 12 times for 138 yards and a touchdown ... marked the fewest carries to reach 100 yards in his career ... had another memorable performance against TCU, logging a career-high 188 yards on 22 carries ... also scored a career-high four touchdowns, becoming the first Red Raider with four rushing TDs in a game since Baron Batch against Kansas in 2009 ... totaled 82 yards on the ground and in the air against Baylor ... finished with five receptions for 41 yards and managed 41 rushing yards on 13 carries ... carried 12 times for 72 yards and a touchdown in victory over Iowa State ... also caught four passes for 48 yards ... made longest reception of his career midway through second quarter with a 49-yard touchdown pass ... carried the Red Raiders in a road victory at Kansas, totaling 157 yards on the ground with a touchdown ... marked the fourth time in his career to rush for over 150 yards in a game ... came close to another 100-yard performance at Oklahoma, finishing with 94 yards and a touchdown off 19 carries ... just missed out on a 100-yard performance again against Oklahoma State, tallying 95 yards on 22 carries along with a touchdown ... managed to break the 100-yard barrier once against West Virginia with 102 yards on 21 carries ... also had a team-high and career-high six receptions for 64 yards ... surpassed the 1,000 yard mark for the second-straight season during the game ... became the first Red Raider since Shaud Williams in 1999 to rush for 200 yards in a game against Kansas State ... carried 27 times for 248 yards in the victory, marking the seventh-most rushing yards in a game in program history ... was only the 27th time in school history where a Red Raider has rushed for 200 yards ... rushed for 100 yards in the first quarter alone, marking fifth time this season and ninth time in his career to eclipse 100-yard mark ... day was highlighted by a career-long 80-yard scamper in the first quarter ... was longest run for a Red Raider since Eric Stephens went 86 yards against Northwestern in 2011 TicketCity Bowl ... followed with the best rushing performance by a Texas Tech running back against Texas since 1998 ... totaled 173 yards and two touchdowns off 28 carries against the Longhorns ... became first Red Raider since Ricky Williams in 1998 to rush for over 100 yards against Texas ... concluded the regular season with a 100 yard rushing performance in each of Texas Tech's final three games ... has six 100-yard performances this season and 10 now for his career ...AWARDS & HONORS... All-Big 12 first team selection by the conference coaches ... first Red Raider running back to earn first team accolades since Taurean Henderson in 2005 ... also named to the All-Big 12 first team by ESPN, the Associated Press, Waco Tribune and San Antonio Express-News ... Academic All-Big 12 second team honoree ... ESPN midseason All-Big 12 selection.


All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Academic All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... College Football Performance Awards - Week 13 Honorable Mention (All-Purpose Performer)... played in 12 games (11 starts) with 188 carries, 1,103 rushing yards, (5.9 avg.), two rushing touchdowns and averaged 91.9 rushing yards/game... made 30 receptions for 328 receiving yards with two receiving touchdowns... marked the most rushing yards by a Red Raider since 1998 (Ricky Williams -- 1,582)... marked the most rushing attempts by a Red Raider since 1998 (Ricky Williams -- 336)...NCAA RANKINGS:27th in rushing yards/carry (5.9)...BIG 12 RANKINGS:second in rushing average (5.9) for all players with at least 125 carries... second in 100-yard rushing performances (4)... third in rushing yards (1,103)... third in rushing yards/game (91.9)... third in rushing attempts (188)... sixth in all-purpose yards (1,431)... seventh in all-purpose yards/game (119.2)...TEXAS TECH RANKINGS:ninth in single-season rushing yards (1,103)...MILESTONES:became the seventh Red Raider in school history to rush for 1,000 yards in a season - and the first since 1998 (Ricky Williams)... seven Red Raiders have accomplished the feat while four have tallied at least 1,000 yards twice in a career... the last time a Red Raider rushed for 1,000 yards was in 1998 (Ricky Williams, 1,582 - 3rd all-time in TTU history)...SEASON HIGHLIGHTS:carried 15 times for 65 yards (long 14) and caught six passes for 107 yards and a receiving touchdown against No. 5 Baylor (11/29) at AT&T Stadium... 107 receiving yards marked first career 100-yard receiving game... rushed 20 times for 186 yards with a rushing and receiving touchdown (2 catches, 51 receiving yards) at Iowa State (11/22)... 186 rushing yards moved him past 1,000 rush yards for the season... 186 rush yards marked the most by a Red Raider since 1999 (Shaud Williams, 230 yards vs. Colorado)... 186 rush yards marked his fourth 100-yard performance of the season... 186 rush yards are the sixth most by a Red Raider in a Big 12 game in school history... carried 12 times for 56 yards against No. 24 Oklahoma (11/15)... rushed 16 times for 97 yards while averaging 6.1 yards/carry against Texas (11/1)... averaged 5.9 yards/carry with 13 carries and 77 yards (long 48) at No. 10 TCU (10/25)... made 23 carries for 164 yards (7.1 avg.) and caught two passes for 21 yards against Kansas (10/18)... 164 rushing yards rank 50th all-time in school history for a single-game... 164 rushing yards are the most by a Red Raider since 2004 (Taurean Henderson - 169 yards, at Kansas)... 164 rushing yards are the second most by a Red Raider in the last 14 years... rushed 29 times for 132 yards (long 16) against West Virginia (10/11)... 29 rushing attempts vs. WVU marked the most carries by a Red Raider since 1999 (Sammy Morris, 33 - vs. Texas A&M)... 100-yard effort vs. WVU was second of the season (first in Big 12 play)... rushed seven times for 27 yards (long 10) at No. 22 Kansas State)... also caught a pass for four yards against the Wildcats... carried 13 times for 85 yards (5.5 avg.) at No. 24 Oklahoma State (9/25)... rushed eight times for 51 yards (6.4 avg.) against Arkansas (9/13)... carried 12 times for 59 yards (long 12) averaging 4.9 yards/carry at UTEP (9/6)... made season debut rushing for 104 yards on a career-high 20 carries with a rushing touchdown against Central Arkansas (8/30) in the season opener... previous career-high for rushing yards was 88 as a freshman during Tech's upset over No. 1 Oklahoma in Norman in 2011... became the first Red Raider to rush for over 100 yards since 2012 (Eric Stephens - 12 rushes/118 yards, vs. New Mexico)... rushing touchdown against UCA marked the first score for the Red Raiders during the 2014 season (1-yard run - 5:13 left in opening quarter).


Academic All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... played in 12 games (2 starts) with 107 rushes for 485 yards with four rushing touchdowns while averaging 4.2 yards/rush and 37.5 yards/game... had 34 receptions for 269 yards while averaging 7.9 yards/catch and 22.4 receiving yards/game... rushed 14 times with a team-leading 51 yards while making one catch for 15 yards helping the Red Raiders to a 37-23 upset over No. 14 Arizona State (12/30) in the National University Holiday Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego... had three rushes for 11 yards (long 9) with five receptions for 57 yards (long 32) at Texas (11/28)... made seven carries for 25 yards against No. 4 Baylor (11/16) at AT&T Stadium in Arlington... posted a team-leading 10 carries for 69 yards (long 18) against No. 12 Oklahoma State (11/2)... carried 10 times for 56 yards and caught two passes for five yards at No. 12 Oklahoma (10/26)... posted 98 all-purpose yards with 10 carries for 31 yards and set career-highs with six receptions for 67 receiving yards at West Virginia (10/19)... rushed 13 times for 88 yards - setting a new career-high - with a rushing touchdown against Iowa State (10/12)... previous career-high in rushing yards was 85 as a freshman against No. 1 Oklahoma on the road in 2011... marked the first time during career with a pair of rushing touchdowns and carried 10 times for 16 yards at Kansas (10/5)... was the only player on either team to post two touchdowns in the game against the Jayhawks... touchdowns gave him three for the season (5th and 6th career)... had 10 carries for 38 yards (long 8) and caught one pass for eight yards against Texas State (9/21)... carried eight times for 19 yards (long 16) and made three catches for 49 yards (long 48)... against No. 24 TCU (9/12)... rushed eight times for 37 yards with a rushing touchdown - his first since the 2011 season - in home opener against Stephen F. Austin (9/7)... rushing touchdown marked his first since Oct. 15, 2011 (vs. K-State)... also caught three passes for seven yards against the `Jacks... made season debut with four carries for nine yards rushing with three receptions for 10 yards in season opener at SMU (8/30)... marked his first game played since suffering a season-ending knee injury in 2011 at Missouri (11/19/11) that caused him to miss the entire 2012 season due to rehab.


Redshirt season. Scout team member


All-Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year honorable mention (Coaches)... played in 11 games (1 start) with 77 rushes for 366 yards with three rushing touchdowns... averaged 4.8 yards per rush and 30.5 yards rushing per contest... second on the team in rushing yards and rushing touchdowns... made 19 receptions for 109 receiving yards while averaging 9.1 yards per reception... made seven kick returns for 131 yards and averaged 18.7 yards per return... fifth on the team in all-purpose yards (606)... recorded the most rushing yards by a Texas Tech freshman since Taurean Henderson's 793 yards in 2002... suffered season-ending right knee injury at Missouri (11/19)... posted 41 yards rushing on six carries and caught three passes for 19 yards before leaving the game with a right knee injury late in the first half at Missouri (11/19)... led the team with 11 carries for 47 yards and tied for the team lead with four catches for 41 yards against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)... carried five times for 10 yards and made four receptions for 23 yards at No. 25 Texas (11/5)... rushed 11 times for 50 yards (4.5 avg.) with longest run coming at 16 yards against Iowa State (10/29)... led the team rushing for 84 yards on 16 carries (17 long) averaging 5.2 yards per carry at No. 1 Oklahoma (10/22)... rushed six times for 27 yards with a rushing touchdown and caught one pass for two yards against No. 17 Kansas State (10/15)... carried once for one yard against No. 24 Texas A&M (10/8)... had six carries for 32 yards with one rushing touchdown and caught two passes for five yards at Kansas (10/1)... rushed nine times for 38 yards and caught two passes for three yards at New Mexico (9/17)... made career debut rushing six times for 38 yards and catching two passes for eight yards with a rushing touchdown in season opener against Texas State (9/3)... touchdown came on a 23-yard run in the fourth quarter with 5:55 left to play.


Thurgood Marshall High School in Missouri City, Texas... four-star prospect by Scout ... three-star by Rivals ... member of Texas Football Magazine's Top 300 and Top 30 running backs... PrepStar All-American ... No. 58 Superprep Texas 120 ... ranked nationally as the No. 26 running back in 2011 class ... exploded for 1,378 rushing yards as a senior on 192 attempts ... crossed the goal line 20 times in 2010 and ended the season with an average of 7.2 yards-per-carry... named a pre-season All-American prior to senior season... also participated in student council... High School Coach: James Williams.


DeAndre Washington... born in Houston, Texas... son of Dwayne Washington and Tiffany Jones... has two younger siblings, brother, Colbey, and sister, Diamonique... enjoys playing video games, reading defenses and scoring touchdowns... an undeclared major at Texas Tech.

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