Danny Woodhead is a running back for the New England Patriots and played college football at Chadron State. Woodhead set several NCAA college football rushing records, including single season rushing and all-time rushing. In 2006 and 2007, he won the Harlon Hill Trophy, awarded to the best player in NCAA Division II, making him the third player to win the trophy twice in its history (the other players are Johnny Bailey and Dusty Bonner). On October 6, 2007, Woodhead became the NCAA all-time, all-division leading rusher and held that record until December of the following year.
Out of college Danny Woodhead was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent. He was later released by the Jets and signed by the New England Patriots in 2010. Woodhead was a regular contributor during the Patroits 2010 and 2011 seasons, and caught a touchdown pass from Tom Brady in Superbowl XLVI in 2012.
“Without my relationship with Christ nothing else really matters. This is obviously the greatest situation to be in football and in my athletic career, but my faith comes first.”
- Danny Woodhead
• Born in North Platte, Nebraska
• Math Education major at Chadron State
• Married to wife, Stacie.