Vic Washington was one of the fastest players in CFL history. He joined Ottwa in 1968 and along with Bo Scott, gave Ottawa a superb 1-2 running combination athat long with the passing of Russ Jackson took Ottawa to the Grey Cup that year. Washington ran for 676 yards with a 6.2 yard average and caught 25 passes for another 426 yards. Actually, Washington had started the season playing defensive back before being moved to running back and had one interceptoin in 1968. Washington also led the East in kickoff returns in 1968 with 853 yards and a 32.3 yard average return. Among Washington's kickoff returns was one for 104 yards and a touchdown. Washington put up similar numbers in 1969, running for 717 yards and a 6.2 yard average with 47 receptions for 760 yards. As well, Washington upped his longest kickoff return, as he took one back for 107 yards and a touchdown. Washington was named to the All-Canadian team for both 1968 and 1969. In 1970, Washington moved to the BC Lions where they used him mainly as a receiver (only 3 carries for 10 yards), as he caught 26 passes for 475 yards in just 9 games. After the 1970 season, Washington went South to play in the NFL where he stayed for 6 seasons, seeing action with San Francisco, Houston and Buffalo. His best season was his first in 1971 when he had 811 yards rushing and 36 catches for 317 yards.
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