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Ziggy Hood

Ziggy Hood - #96 - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 300 lbs.
Birthday 02/16/1987
Birthplace Amarillo, TX
College Missouri
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 1st round, 32nd pick by Steelers


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Younger D-linemen having to step up for Steelers

Posted Oct. 29, 2011 @ 6:21 p.m. ET
Injuries have forced the Steelers to lean heavily on younger defensive linemen, perhaps giving a glimpse into Pittsburgh's future up front.

Steelers place DE Smith on I.R.

Posted Oct. 22, 2011 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
Steelers DE Aaron Smith has been placed on I.R. because of a foot injury.

Steelers set to go without Pouncey, Smith

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 7:18 p.m. ET
The Steelers wrapped up their Friday practice session, moving on with the news that neither C Maurkice Pouncey nor DE Aaron Smith would be able to play Sunday.

Getting to know ... Steelers DE Ziggy Hood

Posted Feb. 01, 2011 @ 9:49 p.m. ET
Get to know Steelers DE Ziggy Hood, who could play a key role replacing Aaron Smith in Super Bowl XLV.

Steelers' depth a strength

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 9:19 p.m. ET
One of the Steelers' distinguishing traits this season has been the depth of contributions they have received from throughout the roster.  

Report: Steelers DE Smith (triceps) out for season

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
Steelers DE Aaron Smith will miss the remainder of the season after tearing his triceps muscle during the team's Week Seven victory vs. the Dolphins, according to

Steelers DE Hood striving to improve

Posted May 20, 2010 @ 10:30 a.m. ET
As a rookie, Ziggy Hood made the transition from a defensive tackle in Missouri's defensive scheme to defensive end in the Steelers' 3-4 front. The early steps of that adjustment behind him, he wants to translate his knowledge to ...


Posted July 25, 2009
The Pittsburgh Steelers have agreed to terms on a five-year contract with Hood.||||||| The defensive lineman from Missouri was drafted 32nd overall by the defending Super Bowl champions. Financial terms were not disclosed on the deal announced Saturday. The Steelers open training camp on Friday.