|No. 92 Jacksonville Jaguars|
|Date of birth:||February 16, 1987|
|Place of birth:||Amarillo, Texas|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||300 lb (136 kg)|
|High school:||Amarillo (TX) Palo Duro|
|NFL draft:||2009 / Round: 1 / Pick: 32|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
Stats at NFL.com
Evander "Ziggy" Hood (born February 16, 1987) is an American football defensive tackle for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers 32nd overall in the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Missouri.
Hood attended Palo Duro High School in Amarillo, Texas, where he was a two-sport star in both football and track. In high school football, he earned All-District honors his junior and senior seasons. As a junior, he made 76 tackles, including 5.0 sacks and returned an interception for a touchdown. As a senior, he was named 3-4A Defensive Player of the Year after making 93 tackles, including 13.0 sacks, and scoring three defensive touchdowns.
Hood played college football at the University of Missouri. During his college career, he played defensive tackle. He finished with 170 tackles (98 solos), 15.5 sacks, 22.5 tackles for loss and 22 quarterback pressures. He also had five forced fumbles, recovering three.