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Tim Goad (born February 28, 1966) is a former American football defensive tackle. He attended high school at Patrick County High School in Stuart, VA and was a member of the Cougar varsity football team. He played offensive tackle and defensive tackle for the team. After high school, he attended the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, where he played on the defensive line. After college, Goad was drafted by the New England Patriots. He made his first professional appearance on September 4, 1988 in a 28–3 Patriots' victory. He played seven seasons in New England. In 1995, he played for the Cleveland Browns, and finished his career with the Baltimore Ravens in 1996.[1] In 1998, Goad became the jackman for the NASCAR team Wood Brothers Racing, while also serving at Petty Enterprises and Kevin Harvick Incorporated, the latter in which he served as pit coach.[2] He also worked as a professional bass fisherman.[3] He currently resides in Pittsboro, NC C.I.D..

Tim Goad
No. 72, 73
Position:Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1966-02-28) February 28, 1966 (age 53)
Claudville, Virginia
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:280 lb (127 kg)
Career information
High school:Stuart (VA) Patrick Co.
College:North Carolina
NFL Draft:1988 / Round: 4 / Pick: 87
Career history
Career NFL statistics
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Player stats at PFR


  1. ^ "Tim Goad". Retrieved 13 September 2016.
  2. ^ Pockrass, Bob (January 31, 2014). "NFL and NASCAR: Former NFL stars who dabbled in stock-car racing". Sporting News. Retrieved March 2, 2014.
  3. ^ "Life in the Fast Lane Times 3". Retrieved 13 September 2016.