Rod Woodson visits Caudillos of Chihuahua
On July 28, 2021, former player and member of the NFL Hall of Fame Rod Woodson visited the Caudillos Chihuahua facilities. Accompanied by coach Franco Arellanos Where he gave a motivational talk to players, coaches and part of the Caudillos staff. At the end Rod Woodson took the time to answer questions from those present. The event closed with a message from Mr. Jorge Ginther, president of Caudillos Chihuahua, who assured that all the teams are preparing for the 2022 season of the FAM YOX league. And he promised a difficult season for Caudillos where they will emerge victorious once again.
After the round of questions, Rod took the time to sign autographs and take photos with the event's guests.
The 6-foot, 205-pound Woodson was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round of the 1987 draft out of Purdue, where he also starred on the track.
By his second year, Woodson was already an undisputed starter at cornerback and was becoming one of the most dominant players at his position in NFL history.
Woodson played for a decade for Pittsburgh, in which he played 134 games, 125 of them as a starter, in which he accumulated 38 interceptions, 16 forced fumbles, 21 fumble recoveries, 13.5 sacks and six defensive touchdowns.
After Pittsburgh did not renew Woodson's contract after the 1996 season, the cornerback explored free agency and agreed to a one-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers, where he added three more interceptions.
In 2000, Woodson finally became an NFL champion in Baltimore, after beating the New York Giants in Super Bowl XXXV.
2003 saw Woodson play only 10 games, at the end of the season the now safety decided to end his professional career after 17 years in the NFL.
Woodson left after starting 229 of 238 games, in which he had 1,163 tackles, 71 interceptions, 20 forced fumbles, 32 fumble recoveries, 13.5 sacks and 13 defensive touchdowns.
In his career, Woodson was selected to 11 Pro Bowls, was selected to the All-Pro team six times, was also named Defensive Player of the Year in 1993, is also a member of the 1990s team and since 2009, his first year of eligibility, he is part of the NFL Hall of Fame. In 2011 the Steelers included him in their Hall of Fame.