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Al Woods
DL #96
Height:
6-4
Weight:
307
Age:
29
College:
LSU
Hometown:
Elton, La.
Experience:
7

Quick Stats (2016):

TCKL
18
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Biography

PRO: The Titans targeted unrestricted free agent defensive end Al Woods  early in the 2014 offseason to help fulfill the team’s commitment to get larger on the defensive front.  He appeared in 30 games with 10 starts in his first two campaigns with the team and was rewarded with a new contract during the 2016 offseason.  The 6-foot-4-inch, 307-pounder has the ability to play all three spots on the defensive line, which adds to his value.  Woods entered the NFL as a fourth-round selection by the New Orleans Saints.  He has also spent time with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Seattle Seahawks and most recently the Pittsburgh Steelers, where he appeared in 28 games from 2012-2013.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
•    In 2015, Woods set a career high with nine starts.
•    Woods saw action in 16 games in 2014, his first season in Tennessee.  His totals included a career-high 31 tackles, a sack, two tackles for loss and a quarterback pressure.
•    In 2013, Woods saw action in all 16 games for the first time in his career and notched 20 tackles, two sacks and a pass defensed with the Steelers.

TITANS TIDBITS:  
•      Woods likes to fish and hunt deer and owns a farm with about 300 head of cattle and 90 horses in Elton, La.      

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:  
•    The Elton, La., native was originally selected by the New Orleans Saints in the fourth round (123rd overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.  
•     Released by the Saints on Sept. 4, 2010.
•     Signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers to their practice squad on Sept. 8, 2010.
•     Signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to their active roster from the Steelers’ practice squad on Nov. 3, 2010.
•     Released by the Buccaneers on Sept. 3, 2011.
•     Claimed by the Seattle Seahawks off waivers on Sept. 4, 2011.
•     Released by the Seahawks on Nov. 8, 2011.
•     Claimed by the Steelers off waivers on Nov. 9, 2011.
•     Signed by the Titans as an unrestricted free agent on March 13, 2014.

COLLEGE:
•    Appeared in 41 games with 15 starts at Louisiana State and posted 73 tackles, 3.5 sacks and eight tackles for loss.
•    As a senior (2009), started all 13 games recording 33 tackles and one sack.  Also blocked a field goal that was returned for a touchdown.
•    As a junior (2008), played in 10 contests with two starts totaling 11 tackles.
•    Was a key contributor as a sophomore on LSU’s National Championship squad, appearing in 12 games with one start and recording 22 tackles and two sacks.
•    As a freshman (2006), appeared in six games, including the Sugar Bowl, and was credited with seven tackles and a sack.
•    Majored in general studies with concentrations in African-American studies, communications studies and sports studies at Louisiana State.

PERSONAL:  
•    Married to Megan. Has a son, Brayden, and a daughter, Raigen.
•    Attended Elton (La.) High School and received first-team All-State and All-District honors during his final two seasons.
•    Posted 100 tackles as a senior and junior.  Also played on the offensive line as a senior.
•    Follow Woods on Instagram: @hulk337
•    Born Al Joseph Woods on March 25, 1987 in Jennings, La.
PRO: The Titans targeted unrestricted free agent defensive end Al Woods  early in the 2014 offseason to help fulfill the team’s commitment to get larger on the defensive front.  He appeared in 30 games with 10 starts in his first two campaigns with the team and was rewarded with a new contract during the 2016 offseason.  The 6-foot-4-inch, 307-pounder has the ability to play all three spots on the defensive line, which adds to his value.  Woods entered the NFL as a fourth-round selection by the New Orleans Saints.  He has also spent time with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Seattle Seahawks and most recently the Pittsburgh Steelers, where he appeared in 28 games from 2012-2013.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
•    In 2015, Woods set a career high with nine starts.
•    Woods saw action in 16 games in 2014, his first season in Tennessee.  His totals included a career-high 31 tackles, a sack, two tackles for loss and a quarterback pressure.
•    In 2013, Woods saw action in all 16 games for the first time in his career and notched 20 tackles, two sacks and a pass defensed with the Steelers.

TITANS TIDBITS:  
•      Woods likes to fish and hunt deer and owns a farm with about 300 head of cattle and 90 horses in Elton, La.      

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:  
•    The Elton, La., native was originally selected by the New Orleans Saints in the fourth round (123rd overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.  
•     Released by the Saints on Sept. 4, 2010.
•     Signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers to their practice squad on Sept. 8, 2010.
•     Signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to their active roster from the Steelers’ practice squad on Nov. 3, 2010.
•     Released by the Buccaneers on Sept. 3, 2011.
•     Claimed by the Seattle Seahawks off waivers on Sept. 4, 2011.
•     Released by the Seahawks on Nov. 8, 2011.
•     Claimed by the Steelers off waivers on Nov. 9, 2011.
•     Signed by the Titans as an unrestricted free agent on March 13, 2014.

COLLEGE:
•    Appeared in 41 games with 15 starts at Louisiana State and posted 73 tackles, 3.5 sacks and eight tackles for loss.
•    As a senior (2009), started all 13 games recording 33 tackles and one sack.  Also blocked a field goal that was returned for a touchdown.
•    As a junior (2008), played in 10 contests with two starts totaling 11 tackles.
•    Was a key contributor as a sophomore on LSU’s National Championship squad, appearing in 12 games with one start and recording 22 tackles and two sacks.
•    As a freshman (2006), appeared in six games, including the Sugar Bowl, and was credited with seven tackles and a sack.
•    Majored in general studies with concentrations in African-American studies, communications studies and sports studies at Louisiana State.

PERSONAL:  
•    Married to Megan. Has a son, Brayden, and a daughter, Raigen.
•    Attended Elton (La.) High School and received first-team All-State and All-District honors during his final two seasons.
•    Posted 100 tackles as a senior and junior.  Also played on the offensive line as a senior.
•    Follow Woods on Instagram: @hulk337
•    Born Al Joseph Woods on March 25, 1987 in Jennings, La.
 
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 104 63 41 3.5 0 2 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2016 TEN 12 7 18 14 4 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2015 TEN 14 9 22 14 8 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2014 TEN 16 1 26 13 13 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 PIT 16 2 16 8 8 2.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2012 PIT 12 0 3 1 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2011 PIT 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 SEA 2 0 2 1 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2010 TB 9 0 17 12 5 0.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 MIN L 16-25 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 @DET W 16-15 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 OAK L 10-17 2 0 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @HOU L 20-27 2 1 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 @MIA W 30-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 CLE W 28-26 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 IND L 26-34 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 JAX W 36-22 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 @SD L 35-43 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 GB W 47-25 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 @IND L 17-24 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 @CHI W 27-21 3 3 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 DEN W 13-10 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 @KC W 19-17 5 4 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 @JAX L 17-38 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 HOU W 24-17 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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