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Lawrence Woods Signs with New Orleans

Truman State defensive back and kick returner Lawrence Woods signed as an undrafted free agent with the New Orleans Saints. Woods’ breakout campaign came as a sophomore in 2018. He was named the GLVC Special Teams Player of the Year and a D2CCCA All-American as a kick returner. He had a school record four kickoff return touchdowns and led the nation with an average of 50.7 yards per kick return. Defensively, he finished with 43 total tackles and 10 pass breakups. Woods hasn’t played since his 2019 season was cut short due to a knee injury. He had collected 17 total tackles, two interceptions and forced one fumble prior to the injury. He also had two kick returns for 115 yards; one of them went for a touchdown.

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