Ravens newcomer

July 29, 1998|By Eduardo A. Encina

Rod Woodson

Position: Cornerback

Height: 6-0

Weight: 200

Age: 33

College: Purdue

Year: 12th

Highlights: Woodson, a five-time All-Pro and All-NFL team member was signed as a free agent to shore up a young cornerback position. Woodson was the 1993 NFL Defensive Player of the Year and was chosen to the league's 75th anniversary team. He has played on seven Pro Bowl teams. Woodson ranks in the top 15 all-time in five statistical categories: punt returns, punt-return yards, interceptions returned for touchdowns, kickoff returns, and kickoff-return yards.

Favorite food: Spanish

Favorite TV show: "Ally McBeal"

Favorite movie: "The Godfather"

Memorable pro moment: Woodson said he hasn't had his most memorable pro moment yet. "It will be when I get a [Super Bowl] ring," he said.

Pub Date: 7/29/98

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