Washington played in wins over Florida Atlantic, Louisiana-Lafayette, Colorado and Arizona. He did not have a pass attempt, but did have three rushes for 17 yards, including two for 10 yards against Louisiana-Lafayette.
Washington was slowed by injury early in the year, but returned to provide depth at Buck linebacker and played in 10 games, primarily on special teams. His play on the punt return unit helped Nebraska rank 21st nationally in that category.
Washington played in six games, both on kickoff coverage and as a reserve linebacker. He had two tackles against Kansas State.
Before Nebraska (Bayshore HS)
Washington was a two-way standout for Bayshore High School in Bradenton, Fla., attracting recruiting interest both as a defender and a quarterback. As a senior, Washington split time on defense between the secondary and defensive end, finishing the year with five sacks, in addition to ranking as one of his team's top tacklers.
Washington also started at quarterback for Coach Raymond Woodie, and accounted for six passing touchdowns and six rushing scores. Washington also had an excellent junior season, in which he threw for 600 yards and four touchdowns and ran for 800 yards and nine scores. Washington also lined up as the starting power forward for Bayshore's basketball team.
Washington attended Nebraska's Elite Quarterback camp in both 2005 and 2006. He was regarded as one of the top 70 players in the state of Florida by Rivals.com. Washington chose Nebraska over Ohio State and West Virginia.
Latravis is the son of Katrina Andrew and Julius Washington Jr., and was born on April 13, 1989. He is an ethnic studies major. Washington is a two-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll pick and was a second-team academic All-Big 12 selection in 2008. Washington has volunteered his time at Eastmont Towers, St. Elizabeth Regional Medical Center and the Madonna Hospital Wheelchair Football workshop.
Washington is the cousin of former Husker defensive back and first-round NFL Draft pick Fabian Washington, who is now a member of the Baltimore Ravens.
Washington's Career Statistics
20 (6 in 2007, 10 in 2008, 4 in 2009)
3-17-0 in 2009, long-7 vs. Florida Atlantic
1 UT, 1 AT, 2 TT in 2007