Eli Manning and Charles Woodson Named Walter Camp All-America Alumni NFL Players of the Week

New Haven, CT – The Walter Camp Football Foundation has announced its All-America Alumni NFL Offensive and Defensive Players of the week for games ending October 12.

Alumni POW 10-13

About the Award: The Walter Camp Foundation has more than 300 of its All-American alumni currently on NFL rosters. The Foundation’s All-America teams date back to 1889, and the Foundation has also selected a Second Team since 1998.   Each week during the NFL regular-season, the Walter Camp Foundation will recognize one offensive and one defensive player as its Alumni Players of the Week.

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) passes in the second quarter against the Dallas Cowboys during an NFC divisional playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2008, in Irving, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)


ELI MANNING, Quarterback, New York Giants

Eli Manning completed 41-of-54 passed for 441 yards and three touchdowns, including a 12-yarder with 21 seconds remaining as the New York Giants defeated the San Francisco 49ers, 30-27. A collegiate standout at Ole Miss, Manning was a Second Team Walter Camp All-America selection in 2003.



CHARLES WOODSON, Defensive Back, Oakland Raiders

Veteran defensive back Charles Woodson became the first defensive player 38 years or older in NFL history to intercept a pass from a quarterback also 38 or older (Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos). The interception was Woodson’s 64th in his career, good for sixth all-time. A standout at the University of Michigan, Woodson was the 1997 Walter Camp Player of the Year.

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