By Avery Wilks (Gamecock Central)
By Brad Senkiw (Go Gamecocks)
By David Caraviello (Charleston Post and Courier)
By Matt Connolly (Spartanburg Herald Journal)
Defensive end who is the oldest player on the squad, as he turns 27 in August... voted the Outstanding Walk-on for the defense in the spring of 2014 by the coaching staff... enlisted in the United States Marines after high school... spent four years in military service... previously was a walk-on at South Carolina State.
2013: Worked with the scout team as a reserve defensive end.
2012: Enrolled at South Carolina and joined the football squad in the spring as a walk-on defensive end.
2011: Was a walk-on football player at South Carolina State University... did not appear in any games... attended USC-Aiken in the spring of 2011.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Allendale-Fairfax High School in 2005... coached by Carlos Cave... lettered in football and basketball... had football scholarship offers from South Carolina, Clemson and North Carolina State to play safety... logged 95 tackles as a junior.
PERSONAL: Michael Washington is a criminal justice major.