Player Bio

Cornelius Washington
DL #94
Height:
6-4
Weight:
285
Age:
25
College:
Georgia
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2015 PRE):

TCKL
4
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 10 7 3 1.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2014 CHI 13 0 9 6 3 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 CHI 2 0 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Played in 15 games over two seasons with the Bears (2013-14), recording 7 tackles, 1 sack, 2 TFLs, 3 QB pressures and 7 special teams stops... Made his NFL debut September 29, 2013 at the Detroit Lions... Tallied his first career sack November 23, 2014 vs. Tampa Bay.
PRO CAREER: Played in 15 games over two seasons with the Bears (2013-14), recording 7 tackles, 1 sack, 2 TFLs, 3 QB pressures and 7 special teams stops... Made his NFL debut September 29, 2013 at the Detroit Lions... Tallied his first career sack November 23, 2014 vs. Tampa Bay.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Entered NFL as a sixth-round pick (188th overall) by Chicago in the 2013 NFL Draft... Signed by the Bears to a 4-year contract (5/1/12)... Recorded first career sack on November 23 vs. Tampa Bay. SIGNED through 2016

2014 SEASON – Appeared in 13 contests (Games 3-12 & 14-16), on defense and special teams, recording 6 tackles, 1 sack and 3 QB pressures, adding 7 special teams stops. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 13-0

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2013 - Appeared in 2 games as a rookie for Chicago, recording 1 TFL... Made his NFL debut on September 29 at Detroit.

COLLEGE: Started 25-of-51 games for Georgia – 1 as a strong-side defensive end; 8 as a strong-side outside linebacker; 6 as a weak-side outside linebacker; 10 as a weak-side defensive end… Recorded 76 tackles (46 solos) during his career, and boasts 63 quarterback pressures, as he also recorded 10.5 sacks for minus 72 yards and 17 stops for losses of 87 yards… Also recovered a pair of fumbles and deflected 1 pass.

PERSONAL: Burke County, coached by Eric Parker... SuperPrep All-America, All-Dixie Teams... PrepStar Top 135 Dream Team... 2007 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100... 2007 Georgia Football Magazine First-Team All-State... 2008 Rivals.com Rivals250, weakside defensive ends (3), Georgia Top 50 (10)... UGASports Georgia Top 50 (7)... Scout.com four-star prospect, Top 150, #136 player in America, #13 DE in the nation, #42 prospect in the South, #9 prospect in Georgia... 2008 Parade All-American “One’s To Watch” list... Georgia Sports Writers Association Class AAA All-State Honorable Mention... As a senior in 2007, recorded 55 tackles including 44 solo, six sacks, 18 tackles for a loss, forced 3 fumbles and registered 7 QB pressures... Also appeared as an offensive threat, catching 4 passes for 17 yards and 2 TDs.

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • ITB: Big Guys - Washington

    Posted Jan 26, 2015

    Bears defensive end Cornelius Washington and Anthony Adams go for a ride in another edition of "Big Guys in Compact Cars."

  • Highlights: Bears-Raiders

    Posted Aug 24, 2013

    Highlights from the Bears' 34-26 win over the Raiders at Oakland in their third preseason game.

  • Washington on adjusting to NFL

    Posted Aug 2, 2013

    Bears' rookie LB Cornelius Washington meets with the press before practice Friday.

  • Inside Rookie Minicamp 2013: Ep. 1

    Posted Jun 14, 2013

    A behind-the-scenes look at the Bears rookie minicamp. Episode one greets the rookies at the airport and follows them through their journey towards becoming a Chicago Bear.