Woodson played the majority of his career at cornerback, but switched to safety later in his career.
In his first season with Oakland, Woodson was selected as the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year by the Associated Press.
He was named to the Pro Bowl and earned All-Pro recognition three consecutive times (1999–2001).
He was named to the All-Big Ten First-Team for the third year and was recognized as a consensus first-team All-American.
It was his second year winning the Chevrolet Defensive Player of the Year award and Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year.
Football." He finished his high school football career with the school's records for rushing yards (3,861) and scoring (466 points).
In his senior season, he was a USA Today All-America selection and Parade High School All-American and recorded 2,028 yards and 230 points.
He was a finalist for the Jim Thorpe Award and named to All-Big Ten First Team by conference coaches and the media.
In his junior season in 1997, Woodson became the third Michigan player to win the Heisman Trophy, joining Tom Harmon (1940) and Desmond Howard (1991).
Charles Cameron Woodson (born October 7, 1976) is a former American football player.
He played college football for Michigan, where he led the Wolverines to a national championship in 1997.
Woodson received 282 more voting points than runner-up Peyton Manning of Tennessee.