Friday, September 14, 2007

USC's Washington wants one last hurrah - Daily Breeze
...At 6-foot and 240 pounds, Washington carried an NFL stature for a running back. He also had injuries in his past, like the nagging hamstring pull he lugged around during the 2006 season, and he had yet to endure an entire school year without clearing all academic eligibility hurdles.

As he has throughout his life, he turned to Dad. Charles Washington had already scraped together a year of tuition money to keep Chauncey in school after his grade woes cost him his scholarship.

"We had a deep conversation," Charles Washington said. "I had to really sit down and talk one-on-one, two or three times over the course of the week after the bowl game, because he was upset he didn't play that much...

Also, USC Looks Ready - Inland Empire Press-Enterprise

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