#81 John Goodman
2012: Saw action in 10 games … recorded seven receptions on the season, and three resulted in touchdowns and two exceeded 35 yards … registered 159 receiving yards and a 22.7 yard per catch average … hauled in a 50-yard touchdown pass from sophomore QB Everett Golson against Wake Forest (Nov. 17) … hauled in an 18-yard touchdown pass from to give Notre Dame a 21-3 lead at Boston College (Nov. 10) … registered a spectacular 36-yard, one-handed grab in the victory at No. 10 Michigan State (Sept. 15) … had a critical 10-yard grab on the game-winning drive in the fourth quarter against Purdue (Sept. 8) … helped the Irish convert a third-and-six play from the Notre Dame 49-yard line … started in the season opener against Navy (Sept. 1) … finished out the regular season with one catch against USC (Nov. 24) for 23 yards.
2011 (SENIOR): Played in all 13 games, starting the Champs Sports Bowl against Florida State, serving as a punter returner and reserve wide receiver for the Irish … caught seven passes for 65 yards … returned punts in four games, with a long return of 13 against Michigan … caught passes in six games, with a long of 17 in a win at Wake Forest.
2010 (JUNIOR): Played in all 13 games for the Irish, making starting appearances against Boston College, Pittsburgh and Navy … recorded 15 receptions for 146 yards … registered two plays (reception, punt return) of 20 yards or more … eight of 15 catches resulted in a TD or first down … four of four receptions on third-down plays resulted in a TD or first down … added 13 punt returns for 17 yards … completed one of two passes for 32 yards, including a TD … tossed a 32-yard TD pass to Michael Floyd against Western Michigan … caught five passes for 59 yards against Stanford … collected three receptions for 19 yards against Boston College … totaled 15 yards on two receptions against Pittsburgh … hauled in two receptions against both Navy and Tulsa … registered three punt returns against Army … hauled in a 30-yard catch in the Hyundai Sun Bowl victory over Miami (Fla.) … totaled 256 snaps on offense, fifth most of any Irish wide receiver.
2009 (SOPHOMORE): Played in nine games for Irish (did not play against Michigan, Purdue and Stanford) and recorded first career start against USC … saw playing time increase as season progressed … caught six passes for 104 yards and one touchdown … also rushed twice for 14 yards … returned five punts for 56 yards with long return of 24 yards against Nevada … caught one pass for nine yards and rushed once for 13 yards after lining up at quarterback against USC … recorded three receptions for 22 yards against Boston College … gained 73 yards on two catches against Washington State including 64-yard TD reception from quarterback Dayne Crist … TD reception against Cougars came in Alamodome, site of his last TD reception in 2008 U.S. Army All-America Game … logged 53:45 of playing time and made nine appearances on special teams.
Did not see any game action.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio … one of five Irish players placed on the EA Sports All-America third team … placed on Detroit Free Press[apos] Best of the Midwest Top 20 team as the 20th-best player and fifth-best wide receiver … moved to quarterback as a senior and guided his team to an undefeated regular season and No. 1 ranking before falling in the state semifinals … received all-state honors from the Indiana Associated Press as a senior … awarded the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel[apos]s PrepSports Football Player of the Year as a senior … named first-team all-state by the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette … considered by Scout.com to be the top player in Indiana and the 21st-best wide receiver nationally … rated by Rivals.com as the third-best player in Indiana (one spot behind teammate Braxston Cave) and the 51st-best wide receiver … completed 95 of 175 passes for 1,697 yards and 16 touchdowns with only two interceptions and rushed 98 times for 535 yards … during his senior season, totaled 199 yards on seven receptions, returned eight kickoffs for 191 yards and 22 punts for 309 yards … totaled 28 tackles while snagging two interceptions and averaged 35.3 yards per punt … named the state[apos]s best defensive back and was a finalist for the Mr. Football award … earned all-conference accolades as a wide receiver following his junior season and as a quarterback after his senior season … played for coach Chris Svarczkopf at Bishop Dwenger … son of Andy and Julie Goodman … youngest child (two older sisters, one older brother) … brother T.J. played football at University of St. Francis (Ind.) … graduated from Mendoza College of Business in May 2012, earning a degree in management-consulting … currently enrolled in graduate studies program.
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