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Patrick Peterson wins Thorpe Award

Updated: February 8, 2011, 12:01 AM ET
Associated Press

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- LSU cornerback Patrick Peterson patterns his game after Charles Woodson.

He also keeps in touch with the Green Bay Packers' star.

Peterson received his Jim Thorpe Award, given to the best defensive back in college football, at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum on Monday night.

Peterson says he received a text message from Woodson on Sunday night after the Pro Bowl cornerback annd 1997 Heisman Trophy winner was injured in the first ...

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