Facts about Rod Woodson.
FULL NAME Roderick Kevin Woodson
POSITION Cornerback, safety
BIRTHDATE March 10, 1965
BIRTHPLACE Fort Wayne, Ind.
HIGH SCHOOL R. Nelson Snider
COLLEGE Purdue University
PRO CAREER 17 seasons, 228 games with the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1987-96, Baltimore Ravens from 1998-2001 and Oakland Raiders from 2002-03.
DRAFTED First round (10th overall) in 1987 by Steelers
UNIFORM NUMBER 22
BIOGRAPHY Woodson owns NFL records for interceptions returned for touchdowns (12) and interception return yards (1,483). He went to a Pro Bowl in his third NFL season, launching a run of 11 Pro Bowls — a record for a defensive back — in 14 years. He was in the middle of his career in 1994 when he was named to the NFL’s 75th anniversary all-star team.
TODAY Woodson and his wife, Nikki, live in Pleasanton, Calif., with their five children. He is an analyst for NFL Network, working out of the Los Angeles studios. He and his former Raiders teammate John Parella have helped coach the defense at Valley Christian High School, where Rod’s son, Dimitrius, is a team member. He is a partner in Woodson Motorsports, a BMW motorcycle dealership in his native Fort Wayne.