Net Worth: $25'000'000
Charles Woodson is a retired American professional football player who has an estimated net worth of $25’000’000. Woodson was first nationally known through his contributions as a college football cornerback for Michigan, where he went on to lead the Wolverines to a national championship in 1997 while winning the Heisman Trophy in the same year. Woodson was a self-proclaimed two-way player in college, both in offense and defense. During his professional playing days, Woodson made significant contributions to the Raider’s secondary effort. Woodson was born on October 7, 1976, in Fremont, Ohio. Woodson played for Ross High School and was named Mr c Woodson. Football” of Ohio in 1994 for his efforts as a cornerback and running back. Woodson would finish his high school football career earning school records when it came to rushing yards (3,861) as well as overall scoring (466 points). Woodson was also selected for the USA Today All-America team as well as a Parade High School All-American, recording 2,028 yards and 230 points in order to earn such prestigious honors. Many college teams recruited Woodson as a running back, whereas Michigan was more interested in Woodson’s work at defensive back. Outside of football in high school, Woodson was also a decorated basketball player and member of the track and field team as a relay sprinter and long jumper. Woodson ended up at the University of Michigan, playing for his Michigan Wolverines team from 1995-to 1997 under coach Lloyd Carr. Woodson earned his spot as a starter after the second game of his inaugural freshman season as a Michigan mainstay. Woodson also made significant contributions returning punts for the Wolverines and even occasionally played wide receiver for the organization. Woodson helped lead his Wolverine to A national championship in 1997 and was also the winner of top Heisman Trophy honors, at which time Woodson became the first player operating in NCAA Division i-a football to receive such an A. NFL Career Charles Woodson made significant defensive contributions to the Raiders and Green Bay Packers teams during his NFL career. Woodson played from 1998 to 2005 for the Oakland Raiders and was drafted in 1998. During his first season as a member of the Oakland Raiders, Woodson was selected as the NFL’s Defensive Rookie of the Year. During his rookie season, Woodson started for the Raiders on the defensive side for all 16 games. He was the first rookie Raider to do this feat since 1971. Woodson recorded 64 tackles in his first season. He also managed to rank third in the league in the coveted interceptions category (earning five interceptions). Woodson even managed to return an interception for a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals. Woodson also made his first pro bowl appearance That same year. During his second professional season, Woodson finished with 61 total tackles, not to mention a fumble recovery for a pick-six. Woodson would later make his second pro-bowl appearance and be named by the Associated Press as an all-pro defensive back. Woodson suffered a turf toe during the 2’000 season but still started all sixteen games For the Raiders, showing his commitment to the team even though he was unable to practice consistently. Woodson ended the year with a career-high 79 tackles Despite his injury. He also intercepted four passes, had three forced fumbles, and ended up recovering one of them. Woodson was named Again on the All-Pro team, this time by Sports Illustrated. Woodson started all 16 games again In 2001 during the fourth season of the Raiders. This would be the fourth year in a row in which Woodson played in every game of the regular season. Woodson ended up finishing with two sacks, one interception, and another forced fumble, but this time Woodson also added one blocked field goal to his resume. This season Woodson made his first appearance in the NFL as a punt returner. He returned four punts and advanced the ball for a total of 47 yards. Woodson continued to have an amazing career as a professional football player winning a Super Bowl with the Green Bay Packers, adding much-needed firepower to their defensive and secondary efforts helping them win the 2011 Super Bowl with a 31-25 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Charles signed a $7-year contract with Green Bay In April 2006 for 52’000’000. From 2006 to 2012, he played for the Packers, and then from 2013 to 2015, he played his last season with the Raiders. Personal Life Woodson considered himself an avid wine lover and ended up partnering with winemaker Rick Ruiz who helped him develop a signature Twenty four wine label by Charles Woodson. Woodson would sign a 52-million-dollar contract for an unprecedented seven years. The love for vino has trickled into Woodson’s personal life, and he’s been arrested twice, once for DUI in 2’000 and once for public intoxication in 2004. Woodson refused to get out of the vehicle of a woman. Woodson is married to April Dixon Woodson, but they share two sons. On November 26, 2009, Woodson would make headlines again, this time in a much more positive way, when he donated 2’000’000 to the University of Michigan C. S. The medical center for Children was founded in the name of pediatric research. Some of Woodson’s Additional career achievements include honors as AP – NFL Defensive Player of the Year and AP – NFL Defensive Player of the. Woodson also was the NFL interception leader in 2009, as well as the NFL interception co-leader in 2011.
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