Ziggy Hood
No. 96     Pittsburgh Steelers
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-02-16) February 16, 1987 (age 32)
Place of birth: Amarillo, Texas
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 300 lb (136 kg)
Career information
College: Missouri
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 1 / Pick: 32
Debuted in 2009 for the Pittsburgh Steelers
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Tackles     101
Sacks     8.5
Interceptions     0
Stats at

Evander "Ziggy" Hood (born February 16, 1987) is a defensive end for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Steelers 32nd overall in the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Missouri.

Early yearsEdit

Hood attended Travis Middle School in Amarillo, Texas. Hood played High School Football at Palo Duro High School in Amarillo, Texas. Mexican/African American.

College careerEdit

Hood played college football at the University of Missouri. During his college career, he played defensive tackle.

Professional careerEdit

NFL Draft Edit

He was selected 32nd overall in the 2009 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Pittsburgh SteelersEdit

He moved to defensive end and served as a rotational back-up in his rookie year. Hood recorded both his first sack and his first recovered fumble against the Baltimore Ravens on December 27, 2009.


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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Rashard Mendenhall
Steelers first-round draft pick
Succeeded by
Maurkice Pouncey
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