Future Impact Player Award (defense) winner...had 32 tackles, three tackles for loss, a sack, six quarterback pressures, and a team-tying-high three caused fumbles in 343 snaps over 13 games (one start)...tied for second in the ACC in caused fumbles...had seven tackles, two tackles for loss, and a sack against North Texas...tied the Clemson record for caused fumbles (2) against Presbyterian College and was named team special teams player-of-the-game...had nine tackles, including seven first hits, and a tackle for loss in 48 snaps against Georgia Tech...had two tackles and three quarterback pressures against #23 N.C. State...won the Strength Training Award and Most Improved Award for defensive ends for the spring practice; he was the only Tiger to win both awards at his position for the spring season.
Named Co-Rookie-of-the-Year for Clemson defensive players as voted on by the coaching staff...first-team freshman All-ACC according to Rivals.com...did not start a game, but played in all 14 contests and averaged 24 snaps per game...played 23 snaps in the win over Kentucky in the Music City Bowl; he had one tackle...has outstanding quickness, as evidenced by his six tackles on special teams and his seven quarterback pressures...had at least one tackle in every game, the only Tiger freshman defensive player to accomplish that feat...had a season-high six tackles against Coastal Carolina...had two tackles for loss in the win over Boston College, a reason the Tigers held the Eagles to just four first downs...had three tackles, including a sack, against TCU...had four tackles at N.C. State...had three unassisted tackles in the ACC Championship game against Georgia Tech...finished the season with five tackles for loss, including two sacks, to go with his 31 tackles.
Enrolled at Clemson in January of 2009 following his high school graduation in December of 2008...Parade All-American...#36 player in the nation by Rivals.com...#120 player and #10 defensive end in the nation by ESPN.com...first-team All-American by EA Sports...#5 defensive lineman in the nation and #13 player in the ACC by Phil Steele...#91 player and #10 defensive lineman in the nation by Athlon...#11 defensive end in the nation by Scout.com...#1 strongest defensive end in the nation by Rivals.com...#1 player in South Carolina by Rivals.com...participated in the U.S. Army All-American game, one of only two players from South Carolina to play in that game...participated in the Shrine Bowl...had a productive senior season with 73 tackles, 27 tackles for loss, and 15 sacks in nine games...finalist for Mr. Football in South Carolina...coached by Trey Woodberry at West Florence High School...recruited by Dabo Swinney...chose Clemson over Maryland, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.
Majoring in sociology...born Jan. 4, 1990.
- 2013 Clemson Pro Day: Twenty NFL teams including New York Jets coach Rex Ryan and GM John Idzik, and five NFL receiver coaches watched 12 Clemson players and one Southern Illinois player work out on March 7. The Jets were there to see Malliciah Goodman.
Malliciah Goodman, DE (6-3 1/2, 273 pounds) - Goodman ran the 40-yard dash in 4.70 and 4.67 seconds. He recorded a 33-inch vertical, a 9-foot-9 broad jump, a 4.48-second short shuttle run and 7.10-seconds in the three-cone drill. He had the same reps (26) at 225 as at the NFL combine. His biggest measurable might be his nearly 37-inch-long arms. - Gil Brandt, NFL.com
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