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New York Jets Leon Washington (29) runs back a kick off 86 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter against the Washington Redskins at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on November 4, 2007. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo) .
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Leon Washington (born August 29, 1982 in Jacksonville, Florida) is an American football running back for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. He was drafted by the New York Jets in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at Florida State.

At Andrew Jackson High School he won the "Mr. Football" Award in 2001 and later committed to Florida State. As a freshman at Florida State, he changed positions from Cornerback to Running back.

Washington was selected in the fourth round (117th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft. The pick used was obtained by the Jets from the Kansas City Chiefs, as compensation for the release of former Jets head coach Herman Edwards.

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