May 22, 2006

New body for Cane DL signee

Defensive tackle signee Chaz Washington is following a weight lifting and training program sent to him by UM after he signed.

And it's working out well for him.

"I have my bench up to 375 — when I first started freshman year I was at 225, and it was 315 my junior year," Washington said. "The beginning of my senior year it was 355."

He currently tips the scales at 300 pounds.

At 6-foot-5, he played last season at 310.

"Everything in my body is maturing — I'm starting to get biceps and get cut," he said. "The workouts I've been doing from Miami are starting to show and improve myself. I'm running a 4.8, 4.9 (in the 40)."

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