Rod Woodson brings a physical style of play in the secondary to Tuscaloosa ... a SuperPrep All-American that is listed as the magazine's No. 21 defensive back nationally and the No. 2 player out of the state of Mississippi ... a four-star recruit ... a Rival250 player and ranked as the No. 8 safety nationally and the No. 4 player in Mississippi by Rivals.com ... also rated as the hardest-hitting safety in the country by Rivals.com ... Scout.com lists Woodson as the nation's No. 14 safety ... ESPNU rates him as the No. 34 outside linebacker ... listed as the nation's No. 69 overall player in Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report ... Scout.com Southeast 150 list ... a first-team All-State selection by The Clarion-Ledger ... Orlando Sentinel All-Southern Team ... Mississippi Association of Coaches 5A Defensive Player of the Year ... selected to play in the Mississippi/Alabama All-Star game ... named to the Clarion Ledger's Dandy Dozen list ... the No. 62 player in the Mobile Press-Register Super Southeast 120 ... recorded 95 tackles during his senior season with five sacks and three interceptions ... as a junior in 2007, he made 148 tackles with three interceptions ... reported to have a 41-inch vertical jump ... coached by Scott Samsel ... chose Alabama over Auburn, Michigan, Mississippi State, Mississippi, Florida State and Tennessee.