Charles C. Woodson (born October 7, 1976) is an American football cornerback and safety for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at the University of Michigan for the Michigan Wolverines. In 1997, Woodson led the Wolverines to a national championship. Woodson, a two-way player who played offense and defense, edged out then University of Tennessee and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning to win the Heisman Trophy. On April 26, 2006, Woodson signed a seven-year, $52 million contract with the Green Bay Packers. In his first season in Green Bay, Woodson was the team's punt returner and led the National Football Conference with eight interceptions, surpassing his previous career high of five, in his rookie year. In his second season in Green Bay, the injury problems returned and Woodson was forced to sit out two games. He was the AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year for the 2009 NFL season. Woodson is one of the few players in NFL history to ever play in a Pro Bowl in three different decades (1990s, 2000s, 2010s).
FULL ARTICLE AT WIKIPEDIA.ORG