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Washington visits FAU

Satellite Beach (Fla.) Satellite athlete J.T. Washington traveled to Boca Raton, Fla. on Wednesday to visit Florida Atlantic University. He came away impressed by everything he saw on the visit.
"I really enjoyed myself," Washington said. "I liked the school. It was a nice place. I liked the coaching staff as they all seemed like nice people. I liked everything I saw there."
During the visit, the 5-foot-9, 160-pound athlete had an opportunity to meet and speak briefly with head coach Howard Schnellenberger.
"I had a chance to meet him," Washington said. "I shook his hand. We talked for a little bit. He just told me about the facilities. He talked about how their program came to be."
According to Washington, a majority of his time was spent with his prospective position coach.
"They want me as a running back," Washington said. "I was talking with their running backs coach (David Serna) and he said he wants me at halfback."
The Owls are amongst his trio of offers, joining West Virginia and Indiana.
"They have offered me a full ride," Washington said of FAU. "I could definitely think about going there."
Other schools showing interest include Duke, South Florida, Nebraska, Georgia Tech, Miami, and Iowa State.
In addition to today's trip, Washington has previously visited West Virginia, South Florida, and Miami for Junior Days. At this point, one of those schools is his leader.
"Right now I like West Virginia," Washington said. "But I have a lot more schools to look at."
On Sunday, Washington will participate in the Tallahassee Nike Camp.
As a junior, Washington accumulated 1,700 offensive yards and scored 15 touchdowns. He was also a key asset on special teams as a return man.
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