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Victor Arnold Washington (born March 23, 1946 in Plainfield, New Jerseymarker, died December 31, 2008 in Allentown, Pennsylvaniamarker) is a former American football running back/safety. After attending the University of Wyomingmarker, he played nine professional seasons, three in the Canadian Football League and six in the National Football League .

Washington first starred with the CFL's Ottawa Rough Riders, winners of back-to-back Grey Cup Championships in 1968 & 1969. In the first of the two title matches, he received the Most Valuable Player award for his game-winning 80-yard touchdown run from scrimmage which established a Grey Cup record that still stands.

After signing with the NFL's San Francisco 49ers, he rushed for 811 yards with a 4.2 average, was named to his only Pro Bowl and helped to lead the team to the National Football Conference finals in 1971. In yet another 49ers loss to the Dallas Cowboys in the playoffs the next season, he returned the opening kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown. He finished his professional football career with the Houston Oilers and Buffalo Bills.

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