Washington could boost ends' pass rush 

April, 8, 2012
ATHENS, Ga. -- Cornelius Washington lowered his head and sighed when asked Thursday how he is handling the physical demands of his new responsibilities at defensive end.

“It’s kind of on and off. I have days where I do pretty well at it and then I have days where I don’t,” Washington said. “Just trying to be completely honest with you, everything’s not going to come easy to me despite what people may think. I work hard. I have to work hard just like everybody else. I just go out and do the best I can.”

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AP Photo/Rogelio V. SolisOLB Cornelius Washington's coaches and teammates have more faith than he does in his ability to 'get it' as a defensive end. DL John Jenkins says once Washington gets comfortable 'he's a monster.'
But don’t let Washington’s modesty fool you. His Georgia teammates and coaches recognize that the rising senior has more to learn in juggling his jobs as a hybrid defensive end and outside linebacker, but they’re excited about his potential in that role.
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