How much is Charles Woodson worth? $15 million
How did Charles Woodson earn his money and wealth?
Charles Woodson was born on October 7, 1976. He is a retired American football player. Charles played football in college for Michigan, where he helped the Wolverines in reaching a national championship in 1997. Woodson, a specialist in playing both offense and defense, won the Heisman Trophy in the 1997. Till date, he is the only defensive player to win the Heisman Trophy.
Woodson was picked by the Oakland Raiders fourth overall in the NFL Draft occurred in 1998. In his first season with Oakland, Woodson was picked up by the Associated Press as the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year. He was selected in the Pro Bowl and achieved All-Pro recognition three consecutive times. In an AFC playoff match against the New England Patriots, held in 2002, Woodson grabbed the game by driving a blunder by firing quarterback Tom Brady, but the ruling was controversially reversed. Subsequently, Woodson suffered multiple injuries in successive seasons in Oakland which led to his departure after the 2005 NFL season via a free agency.
In 2006, Woodson signed a seven-year contract of $52 million with the Green Bay Packers with whom he won the Super Bowl XLV against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Woodson became the team’s strike returner in his first season with Green Bay and led the National Football Conference with eight captures, exceeding his previous career high of five and this was all in his rookie year. In his second season in Green Bay, the injury issues of Woodson came back and Woodson was pushed to sit out for two games. He was named the AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year for the NFL season for 2009.
Woodson is one of the few players to play for three decades in a Pro Bowl in NFL history. Currently, he is famed to be placed at the sixth position on the all-time interceptions list with a record 65, and shares rank with Rod Woodson and Darren Sharper for most career defensive touchdowns at 13. He also is second all-time in interceptions returned for touchdowns, with 11. After he announced for retirement in 2015, he joined with ESPN in 2016.
In 2016, he played in his final NFL game, and faced a loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. He ended his final season with 74 total attacks, nine passes defensed, five interceptions, four fumble recoveries and one forced fumble. He owns many vineyards due to his liking for wine and opened a small boutique winery in California.
What are the most popular appearances of Charles Woodson?
- NFL on FOX (2010)
- Rome Is Burning (2011)
- The After Party with Jay Glazer (2011)
- Mike & Mike (2015)
- Monday Night Countdown (2017)
- Sunday NFL Countdown (2018)
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