Rod Woodson

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Rod Woodson
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Woodson in June 2001.
No. 26
Safety / Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1965-03-10) March 10, 1965 (age 53)
Place of birth: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school: R. Nelson Snider High School
Fort Wayne, Indiana
College: Purdue
NFL Draft: 1987 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10
Debuted in 1987 for the Pittsburgh Steelers
Last played in 2003 for the Oakland Raiders
Career history
 As player:
 As coach:
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles 1,163
Sacks 13.5
Interceptions 71
Stats at
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Pro Football Hall of Fame

Rodrick "Rod" Kevin Woodson is a former American Football defensive back. He played college football for the Purdue Boilermakers. Woodson was drafted into the National Football League by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1987. He has also played for the San Francisco 49ers (1997), Baltimore Ravens (1998-2001), and the Oakland Raiders (2002-2003). Woodson won Super Bowl XXXV with Baltimore. Woodson has also been a regular appearance on the NFL Network. In 2011, the Oakland Raiders signed him as their cornerbacks coach. That was Woodson's only season as a coach. Then he went back to being a sports analyst for college and NFL football on radio. In 2009, Woodson was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Woodson's 11 interceptions returned for touchdowns are an NFL record.

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