John Woodcock (American football)
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|Date of birth:||March 19, 1954|
|Place of birth:||Eureka, California|
|Date of death:||August 23, 1998(aged 44)|
|Place of death:||Fremont, California|
|NFL Draft:||1976 / Round: 3 / Pick: 76|
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Woodcock was a standout defensive tackle under Coach Larry Price at the University of Hawaii (1974–1975). He was a third-round selection in the 1976 NFL Draft of the Detroit Lions and went on to play for the Lions (1976–1980) and the San Diego Chargers (1981–1982).
He died from a heart attack at his home in Fremont at the age of 44. The song "In Every Age" was dedicated to his memory by sacred music composer Janèt Sullivan Whitaker.
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