Warning: You are not logged in. Your IP address will be publicly visible if you make any edits. If you log in or create an account, your edits will be attributed to your username, along with other benefits. Anti-spam check. Do not fill this in!==Football career== Wooden attended [[Abington Senior High School]], where he rushed for 1,349 yards as a [[running back]] in his senior season, and was recognized for both academic and athletic achievement. He then accepted a full scholarship to the [[University of Notre Dame]], where he started at [[cornerback]]. One of the highlights of his college career came when he broke up [[Charlie Ward]]'s final pass resulting in Notre Dame's (ranked #2 at the time) of defeat FSU (ranked #1 at the time) in a nationally televised game in 1993. As a student-athlete he earned a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science. Wooden was drafted in the 1996 NFL Draft by the Miami Dolphins. He had a nine year professional career, playing for the [[Miami Dolphins]] and [[Chicago Bears]] of the [[National Football League]].<ref> http://www.nfl.com/player/shawnwooden/2503789/profile</ref> He is well known in the South Florida community for his volunteer work with various charities and organizations, and has won a number of community service awards for his efforts. He was forced to retire in 2004 due to a back injury. Wooden and his wife, Marcia, have four children and live in South Florida.<ref> http://books.google.com/books?id=FLQDAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA22&lpg=PA22&dq=%22Shawn+wooden%22+%22douglas+entrance%22&source=bl&ots=8jeyd59_bW&sig=B987D5qCbUBCZ9zSLEa1IWdxapE&hl=en&sa=X&ei=m0ekULPuC4jE2gXBj4DABw&sqi=2&ved=0CDsQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=%22Shawn%20wooden%22%20%22douglas%20entrance%22&f=false </ref> Summary: Please note that all contributions to the American Football Database are considered to be released under the CC-BY-SA Cancel Editing help (opens in new window) Retrieved from "https://americanfootballdatabase.fandom.com/wiki/Shawn_Wooden"