Al Woods (American football)

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Al Woods
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Woods during his second tenure with the Steelers in 2012.
No. 96     Tennessee Titans
Defensive End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-03-25) March 25, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth: Jennings, Louisiana
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 307 lb (139 kg)
Career information
High school: Elton (LA)
College: Louisiana State
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 4 / Pick: 123
Debuted in 2010 for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Tackles 38
Sacks 2.5
Forced fumbles 0
Stats at NFL.com

Al Joseph Woods (born March 25, 1987) is an American football defensive end for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League. He was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at LSU.

Woods has also been a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Seattle Seahawks and Pittsburgh Steelers.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft[edit]

Woods was projected to be drafted in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft by NFLDraftScout.com.[1]

New Orleans Saints[edit]

Woods was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the fourth round (123rd overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. He signed a four-year contract on July 15, 2010.[2] He was released on September 4, 2010.

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

On September 7, 2010, Woods was signed to the Pittsburgh Steelers' practice squad.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

On November 2, 2010, Woods was signed off the Steelers' practice squad by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.[3] He was cut on September 3, 2011.

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

Woods was claimed off waivers by the Seattle Seahawks on September 4, 2011.[4] He was waived on November 8.[5]

Second Stint with Steelers[edit]

Woods with the Steelers in the 2013 season.

The Pittsburgh Steelers claimed him off of waivers on November 9, 2011. Woods played in three games during the 2012 season.[6]

Tennessee Titans[edit]

Woods signed with the Tennessee Titans on March 12, 2014.[7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Al Woods, DS #11 DT, LSU". NFLDraftScout.com. Retrieved 2010-04-17. 
  2. ^ Sheldon Mickles, "Former LSU lineman Woods signs with Saints", The Advocate (Louisiana), July 16, 2010.
  3. ^ Brad Biggs, "Bucs sign Al Woods off the practice squad of the Pittsburgh Steelers.", National Football Post, November 2, 2010.
  4. ^ Seahawks.com
  5. ^ Seahawk Transactions 2011
  6. ^ Steelers.com
  7. ^ "Titans Agree to Terms with Former Steelers Defensive Lineman Al Woods". TitansOnline.com. March 12, 2014. Retrieved 2014-06-16. 
  8. ^ Wilkening, Mike (March 12, 2014). "Report: Al Woods agrees to deal with Titans". NBCSports.com. Retrieved 2014-06-16. 

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