The NFL officially kicks off the 2015 regular season.
Signed by Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent, June 5, 2014…Participated in a rookie mini-camp with the New York Jets shortly after the 2014 NFL Draft…Played four years at Tennessee, seeing action in 46 games…Served as both kicker and punter for the Volunteers…Was 37-of-50 on field goals for his career, ranking third in Tennessee history by nailing 74 percent of his attempts…Punted 117 times for 5,024 yards, averaging 42.9 yards per attempt to rank second on the program’s all-time list…As a senior, played in 12 games and was one of only seven players in NCAA FBS Division I to handle both kicking and punting duties…Was the only left-footed player to handle all kicking duties…Named first-team All-SEC by ESPN.com…Named honorable mention All-SEC by the Associated Press…Semifinalist for the Ray Guy Award…Invited to the 2014 Medal of Honor Bowl…Punted 63 times for 2,801 yards, averaging 44.5 yards per effort and placing 33 punts inside the 20-yard line…Ranked third in the SEC and 14th in the NCAA in punting average…Had 19 punts of 50 or more yards, most for a Volunteer since 2003…Was 14-of-17 on field-goal attempts and 34-of-35 on PATs…Booted a 51-yard field goal at Missouri…Set a career high with nine punts at Oregon…Boomed a career-long 69-yard punt in final collegiate game at Kentucky…Played in 12 games as a junior…Made 9-of-12 field-goal attempts and 37-of-40 PATs…Punted 36 times for 1,551 yards and a 43.1-yard average…Placed 16 punts inside the 20-yard line...Booted a 66-yard punt at South Carolina…Played in 11 games as a sophomore…Was 9-of-14 on field goals and 25-of-26 on PATs…Also punted 14 times for 515 yards, averaging 36.8 yards per effort…Hit a career-long 52-yard field goal at Alabama…Played in 11 games as a freshman, serving primarily as a kickoff specialist…Was 5-of-7 on field goals and punted four times for 157 yards (39.3 avg.)…Majored in communication studies…Attended St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. …Ranked as the No. 1 overall kicker by Rivals.com…An EA Sports first-team All-American…Participated in the 2010 U.S. Army All-American Game…Honored as FSWA first-team all-state as a senior and third-team all-state as a junior…Earned all-state honors by SunStateFootball.com…Named all-county as a junior and senior…Averaged better than 47 yards per punt as a senior…Helped lead St. Thomas Aquinas to a Florida 5A state championship in 2008.
Oakland Raiders cornerback Charles Woodson is voted the 64th-best player in the NFL by his peers on the "Top 100 Players of 2015".