Joe Goosby

Joseph Goosby, Jr. (born September 6, 1986) is a professional American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. In college, he played for Tulane University.

Joe Goosby
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Goosby (#18) in 2017
Free agent
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1986-09-06) September 6, 1986 (age 34)
Jersey Village, Texas
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school:Jersey (TX) Village
College:Tulane
Undrafted:2008
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career Arena statistics
Tackles:480.0
Sacks:5.0
Forced fumbles:18
Fumble recoveries:11
Interceptions:18
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Professional careerEdit

In 2009, Goosby was a member of the Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings. In 2010, he played for the San Angelo Stampede Express of the Indoor Football League. In 2011, he was signed by the Dallas Vigilantes. On September 28, 2011, he was signed by the Philadelphia Soul.[1] He was named Riddell Co-Defensive Player of the Week after his performance against the Georgia Force winning 92-42.[2] On August 26, 2016, the Soul beat the Arizona Rattlers in ArenaBowl XXIX by a score of 56–42.[3]

On January 31, 2017, Goosby was selected by the Baltimore Brigade in the 2017 expansion draft. On February 23, 2017, the Brigade traded Goosby to the Soul for future considerations and claim order positioning. He earned Second Team All-Arena honors in 2017.[4] On August 26, 2017, the Soul beat the Tampa Bay Storm in ArenaBowl XXX by a score of 44–40.[5]

PersonalEdit

Son of Sharon and Joe. Graduated from Tulane with a degree in Media Arts.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-08-07. Retrieved 2012-05-21.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ http://www.nj.com/gloucester-sports/index.ssf/20
  3. ^ "Soul Defeat Rattlers, 56-42, to Claim AFL Crown". arenafootball.com. August 26, 2016. Archived from the original on August 28, 2016. Retrieved August 28, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  4. ^ "AFL Announces All-Arena First and Second Teams". arenafootball.com. August 21, 2017. Archived from the original on September 16, 2017. Retrieved September 15, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  5. ^ "Soul Snare Second Straight Foster Trophy in ArenaBowl XXX". arenafootball.com. Archived from the original on August 27, 2017. Retrieved August 27, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)

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