2003: Appeared in six games along the offensive line, drawing three starts at left guard (UAB, at North Texas, SMU) and earning his first varsity letter ... Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Former walk-on earned scholarship after working his way into the rotation with a solid 2003 spring camp.
2002: Moved from the defensive line to the offensive side of the ball and played in two games (Samford and Oklahoma State) ... Earned a spot on spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2001: Saw action in one game, against Southern Illinois, and recorded a tackle.
2000: Walked on and redshirted as a true freshman defensive tackle.
High School: Southwest Christian High School, Fort Worth, Texas ... Lettered four years in football and started three seasons ... Named all-state and team captain as a senior when the Eagles went 12-2 and finished as TAPPS 3-A runner-up ... Three-time all-district selection was also named to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's all-area honor squad as a senior ... Selected to play in the 1999 DFW All-Star Game ... Played both sides of the ball as a prep ... All-district baseball player as a first baseman as a senior and was a member of the Eagles' 1999 TAPPS Class 3-A state championship team ... Student body vice president ... Coached by Brent Barker at the District 3-3A TAPPS school.
Personal: The son of Michael and Patricia DeWoody, Joseph Paul DeWoody was born March 30, 1982, in Dallas ... Cousin of former Baylor standout linebacker Ray Berry, who played six seasons in the NFL with the Minnesota Vikings (1987-92) and the Seattle Seahawks (1993) ... Business major.