Hall of Fame - Inductee Detail

Woodrow Lowe

Woodrow Lowe


  • Position: Linebacker
  • School: Alabama
  • High School: Phenix City Central (Phenix City, AL)
  • Years: 1972,-1975
  • Inducted: 2009
  • Place of Birth: Columbus, GA
  • Date of Birth: Jun 09, 1954
  • Jersey Number: 47
  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 227

Member Biography

The second player in Alabama history to be a three- time First Team All-American (1973, 1974-consensus, 1975), Woodrow Lowe led the Crimson Tide to the 1973 national title. The 1973 Churchman's National Defensive Sophomore of the Year, Lowe set an Alabama single season record with 134 tackles. That season the Crimson Tide played in the Sugar Bowl, claiming the national championship. His junior year, Lowe earned consensus All-America honors and led the Crimson Tide to a third straight SEC title and a birth in the Orange Bowl. In his final season, the linebacker again earned First Team All America honors and served as team captain as the Crimson Tide wrapped up their fourth straight SEC title and a trip to the Sugar Bowl. Following his senior season, Lowe played in the 1976 Senior Bowl and entered the NFL Draft. Taken in the fifth round by the San Diego Chargers in 1976, Lowe missed only one game in 11 seasons with the Chargers and tallied 21 interceptions. He returned four of those for touchdowns.