Played in all 13 games, started in all 13 games.. Part of a defensive line that ranked sixth nationally in tackles for loss per game ... Started all 13 games ... Against Northwestern, totaled three tackles, including 1.5 tackles for a loss of two yards and one sack ... Against USC, recorded three tackles, including one solo ... Against Stony Brook, notched two tackles ... At Minnesota, tallied three tackles, including one solo and 0.5 tackles for a loss of one yard ... Against Pittsburgh, had two tackles, including one solo and one for a loss of two yards ... At Rutgers, tallied a career-high 11 tackles, including two solo and 1.5 for a loss of one yard ... Against UConn, tallied one tackle, including 0.5 for a loss of two yards ... At USF, recorded a team-high nine tackles, including a career-best six solo tackles ... At Cincinnati, had seven tackles, including four solos, one tackle for a loss of two yards and one QB hurry ... Against Louisville, totaled four tackles, including two solo and one for a loss of one yard ... At Missouri, recorded five total tackles, including three solo and 0.5 tackles for a loss of one yard ... At Temple, had one solo tackle and recovered one fumble ... Against West Virginia in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl, recorded two tackles, including one solo and one tackle for a loss of four yards.
Goggins is also dedicated off the field ... He was one of 117 nominees for the 2012 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, which honors college football players for their off-the-field dedication to making a difference in their communities ... Goggins' resume includes various activities of mentoring community youth and befriending senior citizens in many different settings ... The senior is very active back in his home community of Norwalk, Calif., staying involved with his high school to help to training young high school athletes and volunteering at Ms. Bonnie's House of Love Day Care Center... While at Syracuse, he has participated as a Youth Impact Program counselor and mentor, as well as volunteering with the SU Photography and Literacy Project.
One of 11 players to started all 12 games ... Against Wake Forest, made six tackles, including 1.5 for a loss of yards ... Against Rhode Island, collected five tackles, including 0.5 for a loss of one yard ... At USC, made six tackles, including two for a loss of six yards ... Against Toledo, had five tackles and one pass break-up ... Against Rutgers, made six tackles, including three solo ... At Tulane, recorded two tackles ... Against West Virginia, recorded four tackles, including two solo and a half sack, forced a fumble and broke up a pass ... Against Connecticut, had two tackles ... Against South Florida, had three tackles ... At Cincinnati, made one solo tackle for a loss of two yards... At Pittsburgh, posted three total tackles, including a sack for a loss of four yards.
Did not play in any games.
Deon Goggins ... Born in November 1988 in Los Angeles, Calif. ... Son of Yolanda Pearson and Deon Goggins ... One sister ... His uncle, Darian Hagan, is the football recruiting coordinator at the University of Colorado ... Majoring in psychology.