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Chek Washington To Be A Bobcat

Story By: Jeff Alan

 

 

 
 
 
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  Original Published: 1/26/2014

One of the best athletes on the Mansfield Tyger football team, Chek Washington will be playing his college football at Ohio University of the Mid-American Conference. Washington will make it official on National Letter of Intent Day, Wednesday, February 5th. During his senior season for Mansfield Senior, Washington played on both sides of the football, on offense as a wide receiver catching 67 passes for 1,190 yards and 10 touchdowns averaging 18 yards a snag. On defense, Washington was in on 48 tackles, 32 solo. He also intercepted three passes taking one back for a touchdown. He was third overall in team scoring with 66 points. Washington helped take the Mansfield Tyger football team to their first ever 10-0 regular season with an outright Ohio Cardinal Conference football championship, a trip to the playoffs and a finish of 11-1 in 2013. Ohio University, where Washington will be next fall, is coached by Frank Solich who will enter his tenth season in Athens in 2014. The team has made five straight bowl appearances. In 2013, the Bobcats were 7-6 overall, 4-4 in the MAC and took on East Carolina in the Beef 'O' Brady Bowl falling 37-20 to the Pirates. Washington was also be looked at by four other MAC schools Toledo, Kent State, Buffalo and Miami. Washington who also is on the Tyger basketball team visited Athens last weekend.

   
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