Patrick Ian Woodcock (born April 27, 1977) is a former Canadian football wide receiver.

Pat Woodcock
Born: (1977-04-27) April 27, 1977 (age 42)
Ottawa, Ontario
Career information
CFL statusNational
Position(s)WR
Height5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight175 lb (79 kg)
CollegeSyracuse
CFL draft2001 / Round: 2 / Pick: 11
Drafted byMontreal Alouettes
Career history
As player
2001New York Giants
20012003Montreal Alouettes
20042005Ottawa Renegades
20062007Edmonton Eskimos
2008Hamilton Tiger-Cats
CFL East All-Star2002
Awards
Honors
Career stats

Woodcock attended American College at Syracuse University between 1997 and 2000 and he attended Holy Trinity Catholic High School, which is located in Kanata, Ontario. He was signed as a free agent by the New York Giants of the National Football League in 2001 and made two appearances on special teams, returning six kickoffs for 113 yards and two punts for 16 yards, but was released in Week 3.[1][2] He was then signed by the Montreal Alouettes of the CFL where he went on to win a Grey Cup with them in 2002. In 2003, he was signed by the Washington Redskins of the NFL but was released by them, and he was then re-signed by the Alouettes. He was signed by the Ottawa Renegades in 2004. In 2006, he was selected in the fourth round (32nd overall) by the Edmonton Eskimos in the Renegades' dispersal draft.

In March 2008, Woodcock signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats as a free agent.[3]

He previously held the Grey Cup record for longest TD reception, a 99-yard catch, in Montreal's 90th Grey Cup victory. That record has since been broken during the 105th Grey Cup game.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Als' Woodcock headed to Redskins". CBC Sports. 2003-01-15.
  2. ^ Pennington, Bill (2001-09-03). "Giants, Tired of Waiting, Release Bennett". The New York Times. The cuts announced did give life to some training camp long shots, players few expected to make the team like the Syracuse wide receiver Pat Woodcock, who is only 5 feet 9 and 166 pounds. Woodcock made the team -- so far -- in part because he can play on special teams.
  3. ^ "Woodcock moves east to join Tiger-Cats". CBC Sports. 2008-03-04.