UofL FOOTBALL | Trumaine Washington "thinks he's tougher than anyone in the room"

11/10/2015 11:16 AM

Trumaine Washington was the standout defensive back in Louisville football’s trouncing of Syracuse last weekend. He logged a team high 12 tackles, four for loss, one sack, and a 39 yard interception return for a touchdown. His performance earned him the honor of ACC Defensive Back of the Week.

The 5’10, 183 pound sophomore’s numbers speak for its self, but the undersized DB goes against head coach Bobby Petrino’s recruiting philosophy. That’s because Petrino likes his secondary to be comprised of “big guys” like 6’5 Josh Harvey-Clemons. But what Washington lacks in height, he makes up for in heart, and has the intangibles that Petrino encourages his staff to seek out.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News or anytime with Spectrum On Demand. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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