Posts Tagged ‘Abilene Christian’


March 10, 2010


Character schmaracter.

Last week, we posted the story about how Rhodes Scholar and former Florida State All-American Myron Rolle was plummeting in the 2010 NFL Draft despite his many successes in the classroom and on the field.

Meanwhile, offensive tackle Tony Washington of tiny Abilene Christian has been shooting up the draft boards of NFL teams. One scouting website proclaimed “nobody has helped themselves more at the combine” than Washington who is 6-foot-7 and has 35″ arms.

The acclaim and nobody-has-helped-themselves-more accolades come despite the fact that Washington has a bit of a personal issue that EVERY NFL team was aware of:

Bad: Tony Washington is a registered sex offender

Worse: For having sex with a 15-year-old girl

Beyond Worst: Who is his biological sister

Washington’s defense for repeatedly (repeatedly, repeatedly) having sex with his 15-year-old sister? It was “consensual” and “I made a mistake.”

In a completely unrelated side note, Washington was forced to play NAIA and Division II football because he was also too stupid and his grades were too poor to get into any Division I college in America. Apparently, none of this has hurt Washington’s draft status. Despite being an incestuous pedarast, Washington has received tons of positive buzz lately. Here are some quotes: “I really like this kid.” and “has the tools, desire  and makeup to be a good tackle in the pros.” People have even been defending Washington in chatrooms. originally broke the story about Washington being a registered sex offender and his relationship with his sister.