Cody Woodiel is entering his first season as the Hurricanes’ tight ends coach in 2023.
Woodiel, in his second year with the program, joined the Miami staff after serving three years at Oregon (2017-2020). Woodiel spent the 2022 season as an offensive analyst with the Hurricanes, where he helped coach tight end Will Mallory to a career year. Mallory, an All-ACC selection, was selected in by the Indianapolis Colts in the 2023 NFL Draft.
Woodiel joined head coach Mario Cristobal’s staff in Oregon as an offensive graduate assistant coach in 2017, following three seasons as the offensive line coach at Itawamba Community College (Miss.). In 2016, Itawamba was third in the country (NJCAA) with 565 yards per game and 36.1 points per game. He was an offensive analyst in his final season with the Ducks.
Before joining Oregon from Itawamba, Woodiel was hired at Murray State as the offensive line coach and was there from December to March. Prior to his time at ICC, Woodiel spent two years as a graduate assistant at his alma mater, Troy University.
A native of Hernando, Miss., Woodiel split time between tackle, guard and tight end for two seasons at Troy (2011-12). He was selected to play in the Casino Del Sol all-star game after starting all 12 games and playing 800 snaps for the Trojans as a senior. That season, the Troy offensive line finished 25th in the NCAA, allowing just 1.25 sacks per game.
Woodiel earned his Bachelor of Science degree in education from Troy. He his married to his wife, Lauren.