Dwayne Washington left UW after his junior season in 2015.

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Running back Dwayne Washington, who declared for the NFL draft after his junior season with the Huskies, was selected Saturday in the seventh round (No. 236 overall) by the Detroit Lions.

Washington, 6-feet-2 and 226 pounds, was the Huskies’ featured running back for most of 2014 and during the first half of 2015, rushing for 1,311 and 17 touchdowns in 35 career games. The versatile running back also had 41 receptions and four receiving touchdowns for UW.

Seahawks in 2016 draft

Round 1, Pick 31
OL Germain Ifedi, Texas A&M | Bio

Round 2, Pick 49
DT Jarran Reed, Alabama | Bio

Round 3, Pick 90
RB C.J. Prosise, Notre Dame | Bio

Round 3, Pick 94
TE Nick Vannett, Ohio State | Bio

Round 3, Pick 97
OL Rees Odhiambo, Boise State | Bio

Round 5, Pick 147
DT Quinton Jefferson, Maryland | Bio

Round 5, Pick 171
RB Alex Collins, Arkansas | Bio

Round 6, Pick 215
C Joey Hunt, TCU | Bio

Round 7, Pick 243
WR Kenny Lawler, Cal | Bio

Round 7, Pick 247
RB Zac Brooks, Clemson | Bio

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· Collins prepped with Irish dancing

· Steelers pick UW LB Travis Feeney


He missed the last four games of 2015 with a knee injury, then declared for the draft in December. Washington became a father in October when his daughter was born.

Outside linebacker Travis Feeney was drafted in the sixth round Saturday by the Pittsburgh Steelers, giving UW at least two selections in each of the last three drafts.