Jim Washington (Canadian football)

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Jim Washington
No. 27
Born:(1951-10-13)October 13, 1951
Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.
Died:June 24, 2018(2018-06-24) (aged 66)
Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.
Career information
CFL statusAmerican
Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight205 lb (93 kg)
NFL draft1974 / Round: 6 / Pick: 131
Drafted byKansas City Chiefs
Career history
As player
19741979Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1980Saskatchewan Roughriders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star1976, 1977
CFL West All-Star1976, 1977

Jim "Jay" Washington (October 13, 1951 – June 24, 2018)[1] was an American professional football player who played as a running back for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He was named CFL All-Star two times, in 1976[2] and 1977,[3] and both times he won the Eddie James Memorial Trophy. Washington finished his career with 6127 yards rushing.