Hall of Fame Story - Rod Woodson


DB - Purdue
Joined Raiders: Free agent, 2002

Inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame on Aug. 8, 2009... Finished career with the Raiders from 2002-03, leading Oakland to the AFC title and appearance in Super Bowl XXXVII... Played in 238 games with 229 starts in 17 seasons with Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Baltimore and Oakland... Had 71 interceptions for an NFL- record 1,483 career return yards... Also collected 2,362 yards on punt returns...  Scored 17 career touchdowns... Holds NFL record with 12 interception returns for touchdowns... A six-time first team All-Pro choice (1989, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994 and 2002)... One of five active players named to the NFL's 75th Anniversary Team in 1994... Named to the NFL All-Decade Team for the 1990s... Named NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 1993... Earned All-Pro honors as a cornerback, kick returner and safety... Selected to play in 11 Pro Bowls... Played in three Super Bowls with three different teams, including Super Bowl XXX with the Steelers, Super Bowl XXXV with the Ravens and Super Bowl XXXVII with the Raiders... An All-American cornerback at Purdue... The 10th overall pick by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1987 NFL Draft... Returned to Raiders as an assistant coach in 2011, tutoring defensive backs.