Demetri Goodson

Demetri Quarte Goodson (born June 11, 1989) is an American football executive and former cornerback. He is a college scout for the Green Bay Packers after playing five seasons in the National Football League (NFL) for the Packers and New Orleans Saints. He played college football at Baylor. Goodson was drafted by the Packers in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft.

Demetri Goodson
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Chris Harper and Goodson, 2014
Green Bay Packers
Position:College scout
Personal information
Born: (1989-06-11) June 11, 1989 (age 31)
Charlestown, West Virginia
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:197 lb (89 kg)
Career information
High school:Klein Collins (Spring, Texas)
College:Baylor
NFL Draft:2014 / Round: 6 / Pick: 197
Career history
As player:
As executive:
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles:30
Sacks:0.0
Forced fumbles:0
Pass deflections:2
Interceptions:0
Player stats at NFL.com

College careerEdit

Goodson attended Baylor University, where he played on the Baylor Bears football team from 2011 to 2013 after transferring from Gonzaga University. From 2008 to 2011, he played on the Gonzaga Bulldogs men's basketball team.[1]

College statisticsEdit

Year Team G GS Tackles Interceptions Fumbles
Total Solo Ast Sck SFTY PDef Int Yds Avg Lng TDs FF FR
2011 BAY 4 0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2012 BAY 4 3 16 15 1 0.0 0 3 1 14 14.0 14 0 0 0
2013 BAY 11 10 26 22 4 0.0 0 16 3 63 21.0 42 0 0 0
Total 19 13 43 38 5 0.0 0 19 4 77 19.3 42 0 0 0
Source: BaylorBears.com

Professional careerEdit

External video
  Goodson's NFL Combine workout
Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press Wonderlic
5 ft 11 in
(1.80 m)
194 lb
(88 kg)
31 34 in
(0.81 m)
9 14 in
(0.23 m)
4.52 s 1.62 s 2.67 s 4.34 s 6.80 s 37 in
(0.94 m)
10 ft 3 in
(3.12 m)
11 reps 17[2]
All values are from NFL Combine[3][4]

Green Bay PackersEdit

Goodson was selected in the sixth round (197th overall) by the Green Bay Packers in the 2014 NFL Draft,[5] becoming the first Baylor player to be drafted by the team since Rell Tipton in 1977.[6] On May 16, 2014, Goodson signed a contract with the Packers.[7]

On April 8, 2016, Goodson was suspended by the NFL for the first four games of the 2016 season for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.[8] In Week 11, Goodson was carted off the field with a knee injury and was placed on injured reserve on December 3, 2016.[9][10]

Goodson was placed on the physically unable to perform list to start the 2017 due to the knee injury.[11] He was activated off PUP on December 6, 2017.[12] He then suffered a hamstring injury which kept him out two games before being placed on injured reserve on December 22, 2017, without playing a game in 2017.[13]

On September 1, 2018, Goodson was released by the Packers.[14]

New Orleans SaintsEdit

On October 4, 2018, Goodson was signed by the New Orleans Saints.[15] He was released on October 17, 2018.[16]

Scouting careerEdit

Goodson started his scouting career as a intern for the Green Bay Packers. He was promoted to Midwest Region scout to fill the void of Brandian Ross who was promoted to Southeast region scout.[17]

NFL career statisticsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Year Team GP GS Tackles Interceptions Fumbles
Total Solo Ast Sck SFTY PDef Int Yds Avg Lng TDs FF FR
2014 GB 6 0 6 5 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2015 GB 14 0 10 7 3 0.0 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2016 GB 6 3 14 10 4 0.0 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2017 GB Did not play due to injury
Total 26 3 30 22 8 0.0 0 2 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Source: NFL.com

Personal lifeEdit

Demetri is married to Linsey Goodson and they have one son. He is the younger brother of Mike Goodson, who played for the Carolina Panthers, Oakland Raiders, and New York Jets. He also has a half-brother, Jakar Hamilton who played for the Dallas Cowboys.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Baylor Bears: Demetri Goodson". BaylorBears.com. Retrieved October 3, 2016.
  2. ^ "2014 Green Bay Packers draft picks". JSOnline.com. May 10, 2014. Archived from the original on April 22, 2018. Retrieved April 22, 2018.
  3. ^ "NFL Events: Combine Player Profiles – Demetri Goodson". NFL.com. Retrieved July 22, 2016.
  4. ^ "Demetri Goodson – Baylor, CB : 2014 NFL Draft Scout Player Profile". NFLDraftScout.com. Retrieved July 22, 2016.
  5. ^ "Demetri Goodson Draft Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved July 22, 2016.
  6. ^ a b "Green Bay Packers: Demetri Goodson". Packers.com. Retrieved August 3, 2016.
  7. ^ "Packers sign CB Goodson". Packers.com. May 16, 2014. Retrieved August 3, 2016.
  8. ^ "NFL statement on Demetri Goodson". Packers.com. April 8, 2016. Retrieved November 22, 2016.
  9. ^ Jones, Brian (November 21, 2016). "WATCH: Demetri Goodson carted off the field after knee injury". CBSSports.com. Retrieved December 3, 2016.
  10. ^ "Packers activate CB Dorleant from I.R." Packers.com. December 3, 2016.
  11. ^ "Packers announce roster moves to reduce roster to 53". Packers.com. September 2, 2017. Retrieved December 6, 2017.
  12. ^ "CB Demetri Goodson activated from P.U.P." Packers.com. December 6, 2017.
  13. ^ "Packers sign LB Reggie Gilbert to active roster". Packers.com. December 22, 2017.
  14. ^ "Packers announce roster moves". Packers.com. September 1, 2018.
  15. ^ Williams, Charean (October 4, 2018). "Saints sign Demetri Goodson, cut Jay Bromley". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports.
  16. ^ "Saints cut Demetri Goodson among other practice squad moves". 247Sports.com. October 17, 2018.
  17. ^ Ross prompted to Southeast Scout, Goodson to Midwest, ESPN

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