April 26, 2011

The New Class: Daerius Washington

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Daerius Washington
Position: Offensive guard
Hometown: Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
High School: Dillard
Rivals.com Rating: Three stars
Recruited by: Eric Mathies

Has your size changed at all?
Nah, not really. It's about the same.

What does your workout routine entail?
I just try to maintain speed, strength, agility. I try to work more on footwork and my running form and ball awarness. When I workout, I vary the workouts, try to balance it.

When do you plan on reporting to WKU?
June 5

What do you plan on working or improving on through this summer?
I really wanna improbe on my backpedal and my acceleration.

How would you describe your playing style?
Passionate. I'm trying to get to the ball as fast as I can, as best as I can to try to make plays.

What are some of your goals for your freshman season at WKU?
I definitely wanna play my freshman year. I wanna start. I wanna be a difference-maker on the team. I'm not looking to come in and be just another freshman. I'm looking to make a difference at WKU as soon as I step foot on campus.

What is your favorite food?
Burgers and french fries

What is your favorite movie?
The Wood

Who is your favorite musician?

What would be three words to describe you?
Tall, dark and handsome. The first three that came to mind.

If you could date any celebrity, who would it be?
Stacey Dash

If you could pick a fight with any celebrity, who would it be?
Chris Brown. When he hit Rihanna, I didn't like that. That ain't cool.

What's been your most memorable experience playing football?
I remember one time in little league when I had got my first interception. There was nobody in front of me, just a straight away run, but the field, it was dark. There was a pothole and I tripped and flung the football.

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