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Andre Goodman
Andre Goodman

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Greenville, SC

High School:
Eastside

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190

Position:
Defensive Back

Major:
Sport and Entertainment Mgmt.


2001 All-SEC
2001 - Senior cornerback who has had a solid career with the Gamecocks ? Named to the coaches All-SEC second-team ... Has started all 10 games he has played in this year ? Missed the Wofford game with a shoulder strain ? Has 41 tackles (35/6), one tackle for loss, eight pass breakups and leads the club with three interceptions ? Had interceptions in wins over Boise State, Mississippi State and Alabama ? Named SEC Defensive Player of the Week following his strong show against Mississippi State, in which he recorded four tackles, broke up five passes and had an interception, breaking MSU quarterback Wayne Madkin?s school-record streak of 116 straight passes without an interception ? Had five stops in win over Kentucky ? Contributed six tackles against Tennessee ? Played well in victory over Clemson, with four tackles, including a tackle for loss, and an interception on a Tiger two-point conversion attempt ? One of the fastest Gamecocks; he ran a 4.32 40 yard dash for the pro scouts last spring.

2000 - Came back from serious knee injury two years ago to enjoy a solid junior season ... Made 35 tackles with one tackle for a loss, an interception and one fumble recovery ... His 70-yard interception return of a Quincy Carter pass helped swing the momentum in USC's victory over Georgia ... Recorded six tackles against UGA to go along pass ... Worked hard during off-season to rehabilitate from a serious knee injury he suffered in the SEC opener vs. Georgia in 1998 ... That injury required two surgeries in order to repair the ligament damage.

1998 - Had a promising first two games of the season, before being lost for the year with a severe knee injury early in the game against Georgia ... Had started the first two games at cornerback and was ticketed to have a strong campaign before he went down with the injury.

1997 - Was redshirted as a true freshman.

High School - Rated the No. 20 prospect in the state by SuperPrep ... All-state wide receiver selection ... Had 25 catches for 580 yards and six touchdowns ... Played in the North-South All-Star game ... Rated the No. 10 wide receiver in the ACC region by PrepStar ... A track athlete with a top time of 10.5 in the 100 meters and 22.4 in the 200 meters ... Coached by John Carlisle at Eastwood High School.

Personal - Born Aug. 8, 1978 ... Majoring in Sport and Entertainment Management ... Enjoys writing poetry

GOODMAN'S CAREER STATISTICS
Year Tackles Loss Sacks PBU Int. FR
1998 5 0 0 0 0 0
1999 3 1 0 1 0 0
2000 35 1 1 11 1 1
2001 41 1 0 8 3 0
Totals 84 3 1 20 4 1