Rod Woodson Bio

Relationship Statistics of Rod Woodson

What is Rod Woodson marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Rod Woodson get married ? (married date):, 1992
How many children does Rod Woodson have ? (name):5(Jairus Woodson, MArikah Woodson, Nemiah Woodson, Demitrius Woodson, Tia Woodson)
Is Rod Woodson gay ?: No
Who is Rod Woodson wife ? (name):Nickie Woodson

More about the relationship

Rod Woodson was married to Nickie Woodson in the year 1992. After his marriage, he has 5 children: Jairus Woodson (Son), Marikah Woodson (Daughter), Nemiah Woodson (Daughter), Demitrius Woodson(Son) and Tia Woodson(Daughter).

 

 

Who is Rod Woodson?

Rod Woodson is a former national football League player who played as a defensive back.

Rod Woodson: Birth Facts, Family, and Childhood

Woodson was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana on March 10, 1965, as a son of James Woodson (Father) and Linda Jo (Mother). He has three siblings and he is the youngest among all. Woodson full name is Roderick Kevin Woodson.

Rod Woodson: Education

Rod Woodson completed his high school form R. Nelson Snider High School in Fort Wayne. Later he joined the Purdue University in a desire to study electrical engineering and gained a full scholarship to play football.

Rod Woodson:  Early Professional Life and Career

Woodson is the state champion in both the low and high hurdles junior and senior seasons. He has also played basketball for both junior and senior seasons.

When in the college he played as a cornerback and a kick returner in the defensive field and as running back and wide receiver in the offensive field.

On October 28, 1987, Woodson signed for the Pittsburgh as a cornerback. A banner stating “Rod is God” hung in the Three Rivers Stadium for years. In the same year, his first career interception was recorded as well. At the 1987 USA Olympic Festival, he won the bronze medal. He has also won medals in the IAAF Grand Prix meetings.

In 1995, against the game with Detroit Lions Woodson tore his ACL while trying to tackle Barry Sanders and had to go through a reconstructive knee surgery.

He was back in the field 19 weeks later to play in the super bowl XXX. He became the first player to return from a reconstructive knee surgery. Later when the Rooney family elected not to renew his contract he became a free agent from the Pittsburgh.

In 1997, he signed for the San Francisco 49ers after playing with the Pittsburgh for the 10 years.

He only played with the San Francisco 49ers for a season.

In 1998, he signed for the Baltimore Ravens. He played with the Ravens for 4 years. During his time in the Baltimore Ravens, he won the Super Bowl XXXV.

In 2002 he signed for the Oakland Raiders where he played for 2 years and during this time he also appeared in his third super bowl. Later in 2004, the Raiders released him after failing the team physical.

In the ground of his former high school, he used to hold an annual youth football camp and activities till 2008.  He was also the part of BBC Sports NFL coverage in 2007.

On February 14, 2011, Raiders hired Woodson as their cornerback coach.

In 2013, Woodson joined Pittsburgh Steelers as an intern coach.

In 2015, Woodson again signed for the Raiders as an assistant defensive back coach. And later promoted to cornerbacks coach following the firing of Robertson’s in 2017.

Rod Woodson: Awards and Achievements

Woodson as a defensive back is the all-time leaders in the NFL. During his career, he has recorded 71 interceptions, 32 fumble recoveries, 17 touchdowns, 2362 punt return yards, 4894 kickoff return yards and 137 fumble return yards.

With 12 interceptions returned for the touchdown he holds the league record and his 1483 return yards interception is the second in the NFL history.

As a record for his position, Woodson is named to the Pro Bowl Eleven times. And also a first player to earn trips to the Pro Bowl at cornerback. He was 1993’s Defensive player of the year and also the All-Pro selection for seven times.

Woodson was one of the five active players named in the NFL’S 75th Anniversary Team and ranked 87 on the 100 Greatest Football Players list by The Sporting News.

He is one of the 100 greatest players of the 20th century. And later in 2007, he ranked 22 out of 25 best NFL players of the past 25Years on USA Today.

Woodson was in the Pro Football Hall of Fame on January 31, 2009.

Rod Woodson: Salary and Net Worth

Woodson net worth is around $7 million and earns $1,700,700 annually.

Rod Woodson: Rumors and Controversy

There is a news that the Rod Woodson and his brother were arrested back in 1992. Currently, there are no rumors and controversy about Woodson.

Rod Woodson: Body Measurements

Rod Woodson has a height of 6 feet with body weight 93 kg. He has dark brown hair and his eyes are Dark- Brown in color.

Rod Woodson: Social Media Profile

Rod Woodson is active on Instagram and Twitter. He has 2k followers on Instagram and 4.4k followers on Twitter.

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