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Week 4: Not Washington's finest game a receiver to be sure. Nebraska beat Louisiana Tech, 28-14, but didn't get anything from Washington, who dropped the lone pass that targeted him. — JH
Week 3: The wide receiver caught two passes for 37 yards on four targets as host Nebraska took apart Northern Illinois, 35-11. — JH
Week 2: Washington more than doubled the number of snaps (56) he played against Minnesota. He was targeted twice against Colorado, catching one pass for 13 yards as the Huskers were routed, 36-14. — JH
Week 1: In Nebraska's shocking season-opening loss to Minnesota, 13-10, Washington played just 20 snaps. He caught three passes for 31 yards and was the intended receiver on Jeff Sims' lone INT in the game. — JH
Week 0: DNP
HISTORY — from college profile
2022 (Junior): Marcus Washington played in every game with 10 starts in his first season at Nebraska in 2022. He caught 31 passes for 471 yards, setting career highs and ranking second on the team in both categories. Washington also caught one touchdown pass. Washington caught two passes for 27 yards against Northwestern, with both catches resulting in first downs. Against North Dakota, he made two receptions for 31 yards. Washington had six catches for a career-h igh 123 yards against Georgia Southern, posting his second career 100-yard receiving effort and his first as a Husker. Washington had two catches for 17 yards the next week against No. 6 Oklahoma. Washington had two catches for 15 yards against Indiana. He hauled in four passes for 53 yards in the win at Rutgers. Washington hauled in three passes for 30 yards at Purdue. He had an eight-yard catch the next game against No. 17 Illinois. Washington caught two passes and led Nebraska with 63 receiving yards against Minnesota. He again led Nebraska with 36 receiving yards on two catches at No. 3 Michigan. Washington made two catches for 16 yards against Wisconsin. In the season-ending win at Iowa, Washington caught three passes for 52 yards, including a 14-yard touchdown grab for his first score as a Husker.
Before Nebraska (Trinity Catholic HS/Texas)
Washington joined Nebraska after playing three seasons at Texas. He appeared in 31 games with eight starts as a Longhorn, catching 25 passes for 366 yards and three touchdowns.
In his final season at Texas in 2021, Washington set career highs with 18 receptions, 277 receiving yards and two touchdowns while playing in all 12 games with seven starts. He had his first career 100-yard receiving game against Kansas, when he also set a career high with two touchdown catches. At Baylor, Washington recorded a career-high seven receptions.
Washington played in seven games and caught four passes for 56 yards and one touchdown during the 2020 season. As a true freshman in 2019, Washington played in 11 games with one start and finished with three catches for 33 yards.
He arrived at Texas as one of the nation's top recruits. A 2019 Under Armour All-American, Washington was ranked among the nation's top 150 players as a two-way standout for Trinity Catholic High School. As a receiver, Washington caught 132 passes for 2,527 yards and 39 touchdowns in his career. Defensively, he totaled 11 career interceptions - five of which he returned for touchdowns - and added 111 tackles and 13 pass breakups. Washington helped Trinity Catholic to its first state championship in 2018 by hauling in three receptions for 104 yards and three touchdowns in the state championship game.
Marcus was born on Aug. 7, 2000 and he is the son of Anissa and Carl Washington. He is majoring in human development. Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2022)
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