CHARLES WOODSON / OAKLAND RAIDERS 1998 NFL * EXTENDED SERIES * Starting Lineup Action Figure & Exclusive NFL Collector Trading Card. Displayed figure stands approximately 5 inches tall. Includes helmet & one Exclusive NFL Starting Lineup Trading Card. Originally released in 1998 - Retired / Out of production. Ages 4 and up. From Kenner.
Charles C. Woodson is an American football cornerback 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. He is the only player in the history of NCAA Division I-A football to win the Heisman Trophy as a primarily defensive player, edging out then University of Tennessee and former Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning.
Woodson declared his eligibility for the NFL Draft following his junior season at Michigan and was selected 4th overall in the 1st round of the 1998 Draft by the Oakland Raiders. After Woodson's first season in the NFL he was named The NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year by the Associated Press. He started all sixteen games, becoming the first rookie Raider since 1971 to do so. Woodson had 64 tackles that season, leading the NFL for defensive backs. He was third in the league in interceptions with five and recorded one interception return for a touchdown as well as one forced fumble. Woodson was named to his first Pro Bowl. In his second season in 1999, Woodson was selected to his second Pro Bowl and was named All-Pro by the Associated Press.