2009 (Sr.): Started the Cardinals season opener vs. North Texas . . . tallied first career fumble recovery plus registered a season high seven tackles against North Texas . . .
2008 (Jr.): Played in all 14 games to earn first letter . . . made his first career start at Central Michigan . . . led the team with a career high 11 tackles vs. Northern Illinois . . . managed eight tackles at Indiana and vs. Tulsa in the GMAC Bowl . . . three or more tackles in eight games . . . career high 1.5 tackles for loss at Indiana . . . registered one sack at Indiana . . . first career pass breakup at Indiana and added another one at Miami University.
2007 (So.): Played in all 13 games . . . season high four tackles at Western Michigan . . . first career sack at WMU . . . three tackles vs. Western Kentucky.
2006 (Fr.): Did not see action.
2005: Redshirted as a walk-on . . . named Ball State’s Bill Meitzler Defensive Scout Team Player of the Year.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned three letters in football for Coach Mark Hummel . . . helped team to 8-2 record as a senior, including a 6-1 mark in the Northern Indiana Conference . . . helped team to second place conference finish as a senior.
PERSONAL: Son of Dennis Woodworth and Karen Woodworth . . . born March 12, 1987, in Elkhart, Ind. . . . owns a 3.033 cumulative grade-point average on Ball State’s 4.0 scale. . . one brother and one sister . . . full name is Sam Taylor Woodworth.