FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Snider High School graduate and Pro Football Hall of Fame member Rod Woodson has collected plenty of memorabilia during his 30-plus years in the game of football. Later this month a good chunk of his personal collection will be up for auction.
Woodson has partnered with SCP Auctions to sell off over 70 personal items from his collection in the month of April. Viewing on SCP’s website began today, with online bidding opening April 8 and running through April 25.
“Rod is selling his collection to make room for his childrens’ trophies,” Terry Melia of SCP Auctions told WANE-TV. “He has five kids, and Rod told me he’d rather hang their accomplishments around the house than his own.”
Melia tells WANE-TV Woodson’s items could fetch as much as $200,000 combined. He lists Woodson’s Pro Football Hall of Fame ring from his 2009 induction as the item with the highest estimated worth at $40,000. Melia notes Woodson’s 1995 Pittsburgh Steelers AFC Championship ring and 2002 Oakland Raiders AFC Championship ring are estimated between $35,000 and $30,000 apiece.
A big item of interest to Fort Wayne fans will be Woodson’s game-used Snider Panthers jersey. Purdue fans can also bid on Woodson’s 1984 game-used jersey and his 1984 Peach Bowl ring.