2017 NFL Draft

Najee Goode, ILB

School: West Virginia  |  Conference: BIGE
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 244 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
22196-7
2011 Season
Unquestioned leader of the defense...Second-year starter, spent the 2010 season at strong-side linebacker...Began season as starting middle linebacker, moved back to the strong side after injury to Doug Rigg and has now moved to weak side...First Team All-BIG EAST (Coaches, Phil Steele, and ESPN.com)...Ranks No. 10 in total tackles in the BIG EAST...No. 13 in the BIG EAST in tackles for loss...Leads the team in assisted tackles with 43 and has the team lead in total tackles (84)...No. 2 in TFLs (12.5).
2010 Season
Played in 13 games and started 11...No. 26 in the BIG EAST in tackles for loss per game...WVU Defensive Champion: USF, Louisville...Eighth-leading tackler on the team with 47 tackles, including 26 solo stops, three sacks, 8.5 tackles for loss, four pass breakups and a forced fumble...Five or more tackles three times, including season-high 10 tackles at Marshall...Registered multiple sacks once and multiple tackles for loss two times...Collected four tackles at LSU, including a sack and a pass breakup...Collected five tackles, including assisting on a tackle for loss against Syracuse...Finished with six tackles at Pitt, including five solo stops, a tackle for loss and forced a fumble.
2009 Season
Played in 13 games and started one...Registered 11 tackles this season, including six solo stops...Also had two pass breakups.
2008 Season
Played in all 13 games...Finished with 12 tackles for the season...Collected four tackles against Villanova...Two solo tackles and an interception returned for 28 yards at Louisville.
High School
Started at quarterback and linebacker for coach Art Bortnick at Benedictine High...Named the MVP of the Cuyahoga County East-West High School All-Star Charity Game Honor Roll.
Personal
Birthday is June 4...Son of John and Fatimah Goode...Father played for the St. Louis Cardinals and the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFL ...One of three children...Majoring in industrial engineering.
 
 

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