LOUISVILLE, KY, January 3, 2008 – Blue Equity, LLC announced today the signing of University of Kentucky quarterback Andre' Woodson to its football division. The signing comes on the heels of Woodson’s impressive performance in this year’s Music City Bowl where he threw a record-setting four touchdown passes and 358 yards passing against the Florida Seminoles while finishing his senior season with a record 40 touchdown passes.
The Blue Equity football division boasts a distinguished roster of players which includes Heisman Trophy winner Reggie Bush, Quarterbacks Jason Campbell and Tarvaris Jackson, standout receiver Marques Colston, Pro Bowlers DeAngelo Hall, Muhsin Muhammad and Darren Sharper amongst many others.
The University of Kentucky star quarterback put the finishing touches on his stellar college career by winning two consecutive bowl games which had not been accomplished by the University of Kentucky since 1952. Woodson was also named MVP of both bowl victories. His outstanding season comes on the heels of a stellar junior season where he earned team Most Valuable Player honors while completing 63 percent of his passes, 3,515 yards and 31 touchdowns. He also led the SEC in passing yardage per game (270.4), total offense (259.8) and TD passes (31), was second in the SEC in passing efficiency with a 154.5 rating and had a 31-to-7 TD-to-interception ratio.
“We are extremely excited to have the opportunity to guide Andre’s NFL career,” stated Joel Segal, President of Blue Equity’s football division. “Andre' is an extremely high character individual and his impressive college career speaks for itself.”
“I’ve had a great run with the University of Kentucky and I feel blessed to have the opportunity to play at the next level,” stated Andre' Woodson. “Blue Equity appealed to me because of its local roots and proven track record with top rated quarterbacks. I am working hard preparing for the draft and anticipate a great showing for the scouts.”
Woodson’s impressive resume at Kentucky began with his freshman and sophomore years. As a freshman, Woodson played in seven games and completed 61.4 percent of his passes, for 492 yards, two touchdowns, and only one interception. Woodson continued to delight fans and coaches in his 2005 sophomore season starting all 11 games, completing 57.7 percent of his passes for 1,644 yards and six touchdowns as well as leading the team in passing and total offense.