Shannon Woods ... born November 30, 1985, in Lawton, Okla. ... son of Vickie and James Woods ... has an older sister, Nikki, and younger brother, Jalen ... majoring in communication studies.


Notched a career-high with 21 carries, picking up a season-best 93 yards on the ground and scoring his eighth rushing touchdown of the season against Texas A&M ... also a factor in the passing game, he hauled in five catches for 33 yards against the Aggies ... now ranks 10th all-time in school history with 21 career rushing touchdowns ... has scored 26 total touchdowns in his career ... carried 10 times for 47 yards in Tech's 42-17 defeat of Iowa State ... was kept out of the endzone for the first time this season against the Cyclones ... totaled five carries for 45 yards and two rushing touchdowns against Northwestern State ... also finished with three catches, including a two-yard touchdown in the second quarter ... carried a season-high 12 times for 58 yards and his fifth rushing touchdown of the season at Oklahoma State ... also caught five passes for 32 yards against the Cowboys ... finished with nine carries for 75 yards and a touchdown at Rice ... also caught three passes for seven yards and his first receiving touchdown of the season against the Owls ... carried seven times, gaining 46 yards and scoring his third touchdown of the season against UTEP ... also finished fourth on the team with five catches against the Miners ... incumbent starter at running back opened the season with 10 carries for 45 yards and two touchdowns at SMU ... led all running backs nationally in receptions as a sophomore and opened 2007 with six catches against the Mustangs.


Finished the season on several All-Big 12 teams and was the league's top all-purpose back ... totaled 926 yards on the ground, the most since former All-American Ricky Williams in 1998 (1,582) ... also averaged 6.1 yards per carry, the most since former Doak Walker Award winner Byron Hanspard did the same in 1996 ... versatile back that stepped in and filled Taurean Henderson's shoes with a great degree of success ... led all Division I running backs with 75 receptions ... scored the game-winning touchdown in overtime against Minnesota in the Insight Bowl ... one of three scores on the night for Woods ... rushed 19 times for 109 yards, his third 100-yard game of the season ... also caught three passes for 19 yards ... had 15 carries for 84 yards and his seventh rushing touchdown of the season in the win over Oklahoma State ... tied his career-long with a 51-yard carry to the OSU five-yard line that setup a field goal to put Tech ahead 30-24 ... carried eight times for 40 yards, caught five passes for 34 yards and returned two kickoffs for 32 yards at Oklahoma, averaging just over seven yards per touch against the Sooners ... picked up a career-high 125 rushing yards against Baylor on just 10 carries in Tech's 55-21 defeat of the Bears ... also scored a career-high three touchdowns during the game ... took his career-long 51-yard carry to the one yard-line in third quarter and scored on the following play ... also tied for the team lead with eight catches for 48 yards, giving him a career-high 173 yards from scrimmage ... hauled in five passes for 51 yards and put Tech ahead of Texas with the game's first touchdown, an 18-yard catch and run on the game's opening drive ... rushed 15 times for 93 yards and caught six passes for 76 yards at Iowa State ... carried the ball 10 times for 38 yards and tied for the team lead with seven catches for a team-high 78 yards at Colorado ... had the game's long play, a 54-yard catch and run that set up Tech's lone touchdown in the fourth quarter ... against Missouri, had his best rushing game since the season opener, picking up 95 yards on 12 carries, a 7.9 yard average ... did not have a rush for negative yardage ... also tied receiver Joel Filani for the team lead with his career-high 11 catches for 71 yards ... carried the ball 10 times for 35 yards and finished second on the team with seven catches for 70 yards at Texas A&M ... four of his seven receptions resulted in first downs for the Red Raider offense ... rushed eight times for 57 yards and scored a career-high two touchdowns in Tech's win over Southeastern Louisiana ... led the team in rushing with 52 yards on 10 carries at TCU ... also had five catches for 38 yards and made the game's long reception when he took a swing pass 33 yards ... picked up 86 yards on 12 carries at UTEP in his second career start ... scored his first touchdown of 2006 (fifth of his career) on a nine-yard run that gave Tech a 34-27 advantage with 7:10 remaining in the fourth quarter ... carried the ball 15 times, gaining 104 yards in his first career start versus SMU ... eclipsed the 100-yard plateau for the first time in his career with a four-yard scamper late in the fourth quarter ... averaged 6.9 yards per rush and was also Tech's second leading receiver, hauling in six passes for 32 yards.


All-Big 12 Honorable Mention (kick returner) ... had a solid redshirt freshman season backing up all-conference back Taurean Henderson ... utilized his versatility and made three tackles on special teams in the Cotton Bowl against Alabama ... rushed once for three yards against Oklahoma ... also had a reception ... returned one kickoff ... had one kick return for 14 yards at Oklahoma State ... rushed four times for 33 yards and caught four passes for 27 yards in win over Texas A&M ... had a reception at Baylor ... returned five kickoffs against Texas for 88 yards ... averaged 22 yards per kick return against Kansas State ... also rushed three times ... returned one kickoff a career-high 35 yards against Kansas ... averaged 13.2 yards on six rushes against Indiana State ... had 79 rushing yards ... also scored a touchdown in third-straight game ... scored once through the air against Sam Houston State ... finished the game with two receptions for 50 yards, including the 41-yard scoring catch ... also rushed four times for six yards ... saw first collegiate action against FIU after sitting out a redshirt season last year ... impressive debut with six rushes for 42 yards and two touchdowns ... scored the final touchdowns of the game on runs of seven and two yards ... also caught a pass for six yards.


Redshirt season.


North High School in McKinney, Texas ... first-team all-district ... Texas Insiders Top 100 ... rushed 201 times for 1,503 yards and 20 touchdowns ... played in Coca-Cola All-Star Game ... also recruited by Kansas, Wake Forest and Utah ... benches 300 and squats 450 ... 34-inch vertical ... 4.4 in the 40 ... High School Coach: Shawn Pratt.

College totalsEdit

Rushing Games Rush Yards Yd/Rsh Yd/Gm TD Long
2005 12 24 168 7.0 14.0 3 39
2006 13 152 926 6.1 71.2 10 51
2007 9 84 439 5.2 48.8 8 25
TOTALS 34 260 1,533 5.9 45.1 21 51
Receiving Games Rec Yards Yd/Rec Yd/Gm TD Long
2005 12 9 85 9.4 7.1 1 41
2006 13 75 572 7.6 44.0 2 54
2007 9 34 138 4.1 15.3 2 28
TOTALS 34 118 795 6.7 23.4 5 54
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