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Mark Washington (born April 16, 1973 in Temple Hills, Maryland) is a former Canadian Football League defensive back for the BC Lions.


College career

Washington attended Morgan State University and Rutgers University. As a junior at Rutgers, he was an All-Big East performer, and as a senior, he was the team captain.

Pro career

Washington began his pro career with the Barcelona Dragons of NFL Europa, where he won a World Bowl in 1997. He played 6 seasons for the Montreal Alouettes, from 1997 to 2002, making 9 interceptions (and returning two for touchdowns) and winning a Grey Cup in 2002. He moved in 2003, as a free agent, to the B.C. Lions, where in 4 seasons he has intercepted 8 passes (one for a TD,) was named an all star in 2003, and won the Grey Cup in 2006. He retired on January 31, 2007.

Coaching and broadcasting

After his playing career, he became the defensive backs coach of the BC Lions, and also began a career in television broadcasting, co-hosting a local talk-show.[1][2]




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