He leaves Eastern ranked among the school?s top 10 in career receiving yards (1,842) and touchdown catches (24).
Second-team All-OVC selection for the second consecutive season. He posted four 100-yard receiving games as a senior including a 175-yard game against UT Martin on Sept. 29. In that game, Goard finished with four receiving touchdowns which tied a program single game record.
All-OVC second-team selection. ... Saw action in all 12 games with 11 starts ? led the team in receptions (39) , receiving yards (627) and yards per catch (16.1) ? tied for the OVC lead with 11 receiving touchdowns ? recorded a touchdown reception in five straight games late in the season ? hauled in the game-winning score, a 37-yard catch, with 1:24 remaining at Jacksonville State (Nov. 5) ? twice finished with 100 yards receiving including a career-best 133 yards and two scores at Austin Peay on Sept. 24 ? totaled six plays of at least 35 yards including a 50-yard run in the win over Tennessee State on Oct. 22.
Played in all 11 games with six starts ? finished second on the team in recpetions (20) and receiving yards (315) ? his first quarter touchdown grab against Jacksonville State was ESPN SportsCenter?s top play on Nov. 6 ? hauled in two touchdown catches in the win at Tennessee Tech on Nov. 13 ? tallied a game-high 89 yards receiving in the opener at Missouri State ? caught a 34-yard touchdown reception at the end of the first quarter against Kentucky State on Oct. 2.
Made an appearance in three games ? did not compile any stats.
Took a redshirt season.
Named second team all-state at the Division 3A level ? compiled 53 receptions for 879 yards and nine touchdowns as a senior ? finished with 35 tackles and three interceptions on defense ? also averaged 11.8 points per game for the Cougar basketball squad.
Son of Ceateetra and Tyrone Goard, Sr. ? born on April 30, 1989.