Returning starter at outside linebacker who looks for a breakthrough senior campaign after a great spring .... Had a 55-yard fumble return, three pass break-ups and a sack in three spring 2010 scrimmages.
2009: Started all 11 games at outside linebacker and finished sixth on the squad in total tackles with 49 ... Led the team with seven tackles for loss, ranking 19th in the conference and top-300 nationally in that statistic ... Also accumulated a pair of sacks and five pass break-ups ... Posted back-to-back games with eight tackles, including games versus South Dakota State (10/10/09) and a 17-16 win at Western Illinois (10/17/09) ... Had season-high five solo stops at WIU ... Also had six tackles on three occasions, including four solo tackles in home win over Murray State (9/19/09).
2008: Accumulated 35 tackles to tie for 10th on the squad, despite starting just four games ... Led squad with 4.5 tackles for loss, including TFLs in five different games ... Posted career-high eight tackles in season finale win at Indiana State (11/22/08) ... Compiled career-best four solo tackles and finished with six total stops in win at Illinois State (10/18/08), including two sacks and 2.5 tackles for loss to earn MSU Defensive Player of the Week honors ... Also had six tackles and a sack in season opener against Washburn (9/4/08) ... Posted three tackles in four games, including a pair of solo stops at Oklahoma State (9/13/08) and in win over Youngstown State (10/11/08).
2007: Played in all 11 games as a true freshman, collecting 23 tackles and earning four starts ... Posted season-best seven tackles in home win over Indiana State (10/27/07) ... Collected first career sack in win over Illinois State (10/6/07) with a pair of tackles ... Dropped three ball carriers at Youngstown State (9/29/07) ... Also posted two tackles on five occasions throughout his rookie campaign.
High School: Was a three-year starter and one-time all-conference defensive end for coach Joe Hart at Pine Bluff (Ark.) High ... Also earned All-Pine Bluff Commercial honors in 2007 ... Was also a starting center on the Pine Bluff High basketball team, helping his team to a conference title.
Personal: Terian Teray Washington was born 5/8/89 in Pine Bluff, Ark. ... Son of Paulette Washington and the late Johnny Washington of Pine Bluff, Ark. ... Majoring in Hospitality and Restaurant Administration ... Has a sister, Alisha.