Josh Woodrum (born November 7, 1992) is an American football quarterback for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Liberty University and signed with the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2016.

Josh Woodrum
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Woodrum with the Baltimore Ravens in 2018
No. 6 – Washington Redskins
Position:Quarterback
Personal information
Born: (1992-11-07) November 7, 1992 (age 27)
Roanoke, Virginia
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:228 lb (103 kg)
Career information
High school:Cave Spring
(Roanoke, Virginia)
College:Liberty
Undrafted:2016
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Early yearsEdit

Woodrum attended Cave Spring High School in Roanoke, Virginia.[1][2] He committed to play college football at Liberty University.[3]

College careerEdit

After redshirting as a freshman in 2011,[4] Woodrum became the starting quarterback for the Liberty Flames football team,[5][6][7][8] a position that he would remain in for the next four years.[9][10] Woodrum led the Flames to three consecutive Big South Conference football championships from 2012–2014, including an appearance in the FCS playoffs in 2014. After completing his senior season in 2015, Woodrum began preparing for the National Football League Draft.[11][12] In preparation for the draft, Woodrum was invited to and played in the 2016 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.[13][14] Along with North Dakota State's Carson Wentz, Woodrum was one of only two Football Championship Subdivision quarterbacks to receive an invitation to participate in the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis[15][16][17]

Professional careerEdit

New York GiantsEdit

Following the 2016 NFL Draft, Woodrum signed as an undrafted free agent with the New York Giants.[18][19][20] Following the Giants' rookie minicamp, the Giants released Woodrum after just three days in New York.[21][22]

Indianapolis ColtsEdit

After being waived by the Giants, Woodrum was claimed off waivers by the Indianapolis Colts.[23][24] On July 19, 2016, the Colts waived Woodrum.[25]

Chicago BearsEdit

On November 15, 2016, Woodrum was signed to the Chicago Bears practice squad.[26] On December 5, 2016, the Bears released Woodrum.[27]

Buffalo BillsEdit

On January 2, 2017, Woodrum signed a reserve/future contract with the Buffalo Bills.[28] He was waived by the Bills on May 24, 2017.[29]

Baltimore RavensEdit

On July 31, 2017, Woodrum signed with the Baltimore Ravens.[30] He saw his first preseason action with the Ravens, where he took full advantage of the opportunity. He finished the preseason going 25 of 36 for 321 passing yards and 4 total touchdowns.[31] He was waived on September 2, 2017.[32]

Cleveland BrownsEdit

On September 3, 2017, Woodrum was claimed off waivers by the Cleveland Browns.[33] Woodrum was released by the Browns on September 7, 2017.[34]

Baltimore Ravens (second stint)Edit

On September 12, 2017, Woodrum was re-signed to the Ravens' practice squad.[35] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Ravens on January 1, 2018.[36]

On September 1, 2018, Woodrum was waived by the Ravens.[37]

Salt Lake StallionsEdit

On November 27, 2018, Woodrum was selected by the Salt Lake Stallions with the eighth-overall pick in the Alliance of American Football's quarterback draft.[38] He eventually started the Stallions' season opener against the Arizona Hotshots, where he threw for 103 yards, 1 TD, and 1 INT before leaving the game in the second half with a hamstring injury.[39]

Washington RedskinsEdit

After the AAF suspended operations, Woodrum signed with the Washington Redskins on April 18, 2019.[40] He tore his pectoral on August 8 in a preseason game against the Browns and was placed on injured reserve.[41][42]

AAF statisticsEdit

Year Team Games Passing Rushing Sacked Fumbles
GP GS Comp Att Pct Yds Avg TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD Sck SckY FUM Lost
2019 SLS 7 7 146 227 64.3 1,449 6.4 6 8 76.4 10 25 2.5 0 10 56 6 2
Career 7 7 146 227 64.3 1,449 6.4 6 8 76.4 10 25 2.5 0 10 56 6 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lockett, Jed (September 5, 2009). "Knights trample G-Men 55-12". Bluefield Daily Telegraph. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  2. ^ Gregory, Allen (November 25, 2010). "Richlands looks for revenge against Cave Spring". Bristol Herald Courier. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  3. ^ Combs, Lloyd (November 19, 2010). "Stakes high as Grundy prepares for Cave Spring". Bluefield Daily Telegraph. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  4. ^ Sordelett, Damien (November 17, 2015). "Little brother a big influence on LU quarterback's life". The News & Advance. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  5. ^ Lang, Chris (October 13, 2012). "Woodrum settles into Flames QB role". The News & Advance. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  6. ^ Sordelett, Damien (October 17, 2012). "LU freshman QB Woodrum making big strides for Flames". The News & Advance. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  7. ^ Sordelett, Damien (October 18, 2012). "Flames redshirt freshman Woodrum making most of shot at QB spot". The News & Advance. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  8. ^ Sordelett, Damien (March 19, 2013). "Woodrum prepared to lead Liberty's offense in second season". The News & Advance. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  9. ^ Lang, Chris (March 20, 2014). "Woodrum hopes Flames' offense hums from the get-go". The News & Advance. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  10. ^ Sordelett, Damien (September 15, 2015). "Woodrum's career comes full circle against Montana". The News & Advance. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  11. ^ Sordelett, Damien (April 28, 2016). "Woodrum watching, waiting for his NFL shot". The News & Advance. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  12. ^ Berman, Mark (April 27, 2016). "Josh Woodrum hopes to be chosen in NFL Draft". The Roanoke Times. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  13. ^ Sordelett, Damien (January 22, 2016). "Woodrum, Lunsford to play in senior bowl games this weekend". The News & Advance. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  14. ^ Berman, Mark (January 22, 2016). "Josh Woodrum ready for NFLPA Collegiate Bowl". The Roanoke Times. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  15. ^ Sordelett, Damien (February 24, 2016). "Former Liberty football standouts ready for chance to improve NFL Draft stock". The News & Advance. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  16. ^ Sordelett, Damien (March 24, 2016). "Woodrum, Lunsford showcase improvements from combine". The News & Advance. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  17. ^ Berman, Mark (February 25, 2016). "Josh Woodrum ready for NFL combine". The Roanoke Times. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  18. ^ Eisen, Michael (May 6, 2016). "Giants sign four draft picks & 14 undrafted free agents". Giants.com. Archived from the original on August 3, 2017. Retrieved March 29, 2017.
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  20. ^ "Giants 2016 Rookie Minicamp Roster". New York Giants. May 5, 2016. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  21. ^ Raanan, Jordan (May 11, 2016). "How deciding quickly on undrafted free agents can hurt the Giants". NJ.com. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  22. ^ Valentine, Ed (May 11, 2016). "The strange case of Josh Woodrum and the Giants". Big Blue View. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  23. ^ Walker, Andrew (July 3, 2016). "Josh Woodrum Gets Chance To Learn At Quarterback For Colts". Indianapolis Colts. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  24. ^ Wilson, Josh (May 10, 2016). "Colts claim quarterback Josh Woodrum off waivers, waive-injured tight end Mike McFarland". Stampede Blue. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  25. ^ "NFL roundup: Colts waive Josh Woodrum". The Roanoke Times. July 20, 2016. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  26. ^ Mayer, Larry (November 15, 2016). "Bears put Long on IR, activate Wilson". Chicago Bears. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  27. ^ Mayer, Larry (December 5, 2016). "Bears add veteran Banks to secondary". Chicago Bears. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  28. ^ "Bills announce six as future signings". BuffaloBills.com. January 2, 2017. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  29. ^ Brown, Chris (May 24, 2017). "Bills sign TE Saxton, WR Streater; Kouandjio released". BuffaloBills.com.
  30. ^ Alper, Josh (July 31, 2017). "Ravens shuffle QBs, sign Josh Woodrum". ProFootballTalk.NBCSports.com.
  31. ^ http://www.nfl.com/player/joshwoodrum/2556713/gamelogs
  32. ^ Downing, Garrett (September 2, 2017). "Ravens Make 15 Moves To Set 53-Man Roster Ahead Of 2017 Season". BaltimoreRavens.com. Archived from the original on January 19, 2018.
  33. ^ "Browns claim 5 players off waivers". ClevelandBrowns.com. September 3, 2017.
  34. ^ "Browns release DB Calvin Pryor III, QB Josh Woodrum". ClevelandBrowns.com. September 7, 2017. Archived from the original on September 10, 2017.
  35. ^ "Baltimore Ravens add Josh Woodrum to practice squad". Roanoke.com. September 8, 2017.
  36. ^ Downing, Garrett (January 1, 2018). "Ravens Sign Four Players to Reserve/Futures Contracts". BaltimoreRavens.com. Archived from the original on January 2, 2018.
  37. ^ Mink, Ryan (September 1, 2018). "Ravens Make Final Cuts to 53 Players". BaltimoreRavens.com.
  38. ^ Wilson, Ryan (November 27, 2018). "Alliance of American Football QB Draft: Aaron Murray, Christian Hackenberg highlight QBs taken". CBSSports.com. Retrieved November 27, 2018.
  39. ^ Vejar, Alex (February 10, 2019). "Salt Lake Stallions lose 38-22 in their debut against the Arizona Hotshots". The Salt Lake Tribune. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  40. ^ Gantt, Darin (April 18, 2019). "Washington adds AAF quarterback Josh Woodrum". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports.
  41. ^ Matthew Paras (August 10, 2019). "Josh Woodrum out with torn pec". The Washington Times.
  42. ^ "Redskins Sign QB Jalan McClendon, DB Dejuan Neal And LB Darrell Williams". Redskins.com. August 11, 2019.

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