James Washington is going hunting this weekend to unwind after impressing NFL teams at Oklahoma State’s pro day this week.
Washington told The Oklahoman’s Jenni Carlson after his workout Thursday that he would be going back to his hometown of Stamford, Texas, for a 24-hour coyote and bobcat hunting trip that starts at 5 a.m. on Saturday.
“We’re going all night,” Washington said. “You have to kill a certain amount of coyotes before you can kill a bobcat. Whoever has the biggest bobcat, it’s like $50,000 for your team of four.”
The former Oklahoma State star and 2017 Biletnikoff Award winner could use a break after the show he put on for coaches and scouts on Thursday. He posted a 39-inch vertical jump, which was 4 1/2 inches better than his result at the NFL combine.
They had to raise the bar for WR James Washington’s last attempt. He notched a 39” vertical, good enough for top 5 at the NFL combine.
After this attempt Washington’s mom said “Thank you, Jesus!” pic.twitter.com/iBzAA5nfnz
— Dekota Gregory (@dekotagregory) March 15, 2018
Washington was also impressive during on-field workouts with quarterback Mason Rudolph. Media members in attendance couldn’t stop talking about one acrobatic catch in particular.
— Zachary Lancaster (@EPICNINJAGINGA) March 15, 2018
NFL.com’s Lance Zierlein currently projects Washington as a second-round pick, but the former Cowboys receiver has also been projected as a mid- to late first-round selection. The Steelers, who hold the No. 28 overall pick, reportedly had six representatives on hand to watch Washington’s workout.
Washington’s pro day performance will probably help his stock. He’ll find out how much it helped when the 2018 NFL Draft begins Thursday, April 26, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
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