Kentucky’s Most Valuable Player in 2006 and ’07, Woodson led the Wildcats to a pair of eight-win seasons and victories in the Music City Bowls. He was MVP of both bowl wins. Woodson led UK to six fourth-quarter/overtime come-from-behind wins as a junior and senior, including victories over No. 9 University of Louisville and No. 1 Louisiana State University. He threw for 9,360 yards and 79 touchdowns in his career including a senior season completing 63 percent of his passes for 3,709 yards and 40 TDs. Woodson set the NCAA record for most consecutive passes without an interception and the SEC record for most TD passes in a season (40). He also had to lowest interception ratio in a career. All totaled, Woodson set two NCAA records, four SEC records and three UK records.
The UK Athletics Hall of Fame was started in 2005 to recognize and honor persons whose participation and achievements enriched and strengthened the university’s athletics program. The charter class included 88 individuals who previously had their jersey retired by UK.