"I never, ever, ever would have imagined this. He finished the season with 11.5 sacks. I am just grateful. 3325) No. Fox News Flash top headlines are here.

There was not a second chance for Antwon. In Week 1 of the 2008 NFL season, Woodley was named GMC Defensive Player of the Week. And not only is one person on the team going to wear his name on their helmet.
I want it to be better for both sides.

"I will probably be crying, and it won't have anything to do with what is happening in the game. Rose was a sports fanatic. The cell phone video a bystander captured showed Rose running, and then you could hear gunshots and see as he was fatally shot in the back three times by a white East Pittsburgh Police Officer.". He is a member of the Air Jordan brand. [9] In week 4 of the 2008 NFL Season he recorded his first professional touchdown on a fumble recovery against the Baltimore Ravens. "Being on the phone and hearing that the sports team right here in my city wants to represent my son and tell his story, there are no words for that," said Kenney. "I am a firm believer if you support the player, your views probably align. But the pain of knowing what happened to him and how it happened, I just don't know. But Antwon truly was a good kid," said Kenney. All Rights Reserved. He was only 35. There is nothing that will heal the heartache for his mother, the pain, of suffering the loss of her 17-year old son, "Sometimes I just cry," said Kenney. Jets: Monday Night Football open thread, The Steelers know they will have a target on their backs moving forward. On November 26, 2015, Woodley was placed on injured reserve. ... No. Waiting for your permission to load the comments. 53 in Steelers history, See who has worn jersey No. He suffered second- and third-degree burns over 70 percent of his body, eventually succumbing to those injuries on Nov. 5. 93, No. I will never speak on it again,” he said at the time. In 2010, Woodley had 50 tackles, 10.0 sacks, an interception (which he ran back for a touchdown), two pass deflections, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries. Public speaking was never for me, but I know if I talk and people listen, we have a chance of making a change. We see what she is doing and love what she is doing. © 2020 EHM PRODUCTIONS,INC.
As for the Steelers, the team had previously announced that all players would honor someone else on their helmets this season ... Antwon Rose II, who was shot and killed by a police officer in 2018.

The free safety was durable as well, starting 110 of a possible 112 games as a Steeler, missing only two in 1998 for a groin injury. But all we can do is try to improve that. Parker was only the second undrafted player (Priest Holmes was the first) to rush over 1,200 yards. [17] In 2018, Woodley opened Woodley Leadership Academy, a tuition free K-8 charter school in Saginaw. "There are some great cops out there. The Steelers are the WORLD’S TEAM!

My kids hung out at the station. Not even just the actual game itself. He didn't deserve to die. We don't want to lose any more of our loved ones. Nobody asked her the question, the question of how she was going to feel tonight when the moment happens, when the Steelers take the field with her son's name on the back of their helmets. To learn more or opt-out, read our Cookie Policy. Woodley was born and raised in Saginaw, Michigan. The running back did not see a lot of carries with the likes of Franco Harris, Rocky Bleier, Sidney Thornton and Greg Hawthorne in the Pittsburgh backfield, but he was a special teams ace for the Steelers. I am hoping us working together we can help find that.". Find answers now! After two rings in his first two seasons and a rushing touchdown with the Steelers, Moser moved on to Miami and Kansas City before returning to Pittsburgh in 1981 and 1982. All Rights Reserved. 91 in Steelers history, See who has worn jersey No. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. "To get a call, with Mike Tomlin on the phone, to tell me he has two sons and he worries too. [17] In January 2012, he donated 100 hooded sweatshirts to the Saginaw High band before its halftime performance at the Sugar Bowl between Michigan and Virginia Tech. In 2006, Woodley was named the defensive captain of the Wolverines by his teammates. I don't think the kids know that.