2017 NFL Draft

Marquise Goodwin, WR

School: Texas  |  Conference: BIG12
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Garland, TX
Height/Weight: 5-9 / 183 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
Career Notes
World class track and field athlete and Olympian who played in 50 career games, including 22 starts at wide receiver ... ranks 11th on the Texas career receptions list (120) ... also an excellent return specialist ... amassed 2,776 career all-purpose yards ... ranks sixth on the UT career kickoff return yards list (985) and fourth on the attempts chart (44) ... posted a career highs in receptions (33), receiving yards (421) and all-purpose yards (888) in 2011.

Had 30 catches in 2009 (No. 3 on UT's freshman single-season list) for 279 yards and one TD ... won the long jump title at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials (27-04.25) and finished 10th in the London Olympics ... three-time NCAA long jump champion and five-time Big 12 champion ... won the 2012 NCAA Outdoor (27-0) and Indoor (25-04.75) Championships, 2012 Big 12 Outdoor (26-10.50) and Indoor (25-04.75) Championships, 2011 U.S. Outdoor Championships (27-4), 2011 Big 12 Outdoor (26-9.75) and Indoor (26-7) Championships, 2010 NCAA Outdoor Championships (26-9), and 2010 Big 12 Outdoor Championships (26-0.75) ... became the first collegian to win both the Olympic Trials and the NCAA Outdoor long-jump competition in the same year since 1960 ... the first-ever Longhorn to reach the long jump final at the Olympics ... also a two-time World Junior Champion (long jump, 4x100m).

Finished 10th in the long jump at the 2012 London Olympics ... holds the school indoor record in the long jump (26-8.50) ... set the national high school record in the long jump (26-10) in finishing fifth in the senior division at the U.S. Championships in 2009 ... only the 20th prep athlete all-time to jump over 26 feet ... a three time first-team Academic All-Big 12 selection (2010-12) ... a four-time member of UT's Athletics Director's Honor Roll ... earned U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic honors in 2010 and 2011 ... selected to play in the 2013 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl and Senior Bowl.

2012 Season
Played in all 13 games, with six starts at wide receiver ... third on the team in all-purpose yards (62.1 pg) ... third on the team in both receptions (26) and receiving yards (340) ... tied for third on the team in touchdowns (6) ... averaged a team-high 25.2 yards on 13 kickoff returns ... first-team Academic All-Big 12 choice ... captured the team's Lan Hewlett Academic Award.

Returned one kickoff 32 yards against Wyoming ... had two catches for 15 yards vs. New Mexico ... secured the team's offensive MVP vs. the Lobos for exceptional downfield blocking. ... posted a career-high 198 all-purpose yards, which included 80 rushing yards and 102 receiving yards, against Ole Miss ... was one of two wide receivers (also Mike Davis - 124) who recorded a 100-yard receiving game (two receptions for 102 yards) ... just the 13th time in school history two players had 100 or more receiving yards in the same contest.

Also had first career rushing touchdown in the Ole Miss game, a career-best 69-yarder, which was the longest rushing score by UT since Jamaal Charles went 75 yards vs. Oklahoma State (Nov. 3, 2007) ... also had a 55-yard TD catch ... just the third Longhorn in the last 12 years to have a rush and reception of 50 or more yards in the same contest (Chris Ogbonnaya - 51-yard run, 65-yard TD reception vs. Colorado in 2008/Cedric Benson - 60-yard TD reception, 61-yard run vs. Kansas, 2001) ... had a season-high six receptions vs. Oklahoma State ... had four receptions and a season-best 102 kickoff return yards (on three attempts) vs. West Virginia ... named the special teams performer of the game by the coaching staff ... returned four kickoffs for 83 yards vs. Oklahoma.

Had three catches for 27 yards vs. Baylor ... had one catch for 41 yards and an 11-yard TD run, both on the game-tying fourth-quarter drive, vs. Kansas ... had one reception for 6 yards and one kick return for 27 yards against Texas Tech ... had one reception for 18 yards and returned three kickoffs for 67 yards against TCU ... injured his hand against the Horned Frogs and was limited to four snaps the following week vs. Kansas State ... sparked the offense in the win over Oregon State with a four receptions and a team-high 132 all-purpose yards on 26.4 yards per attempt ... his 64-yard TD run on a reverse tied the game at 10-all early in the second quarter ... hauled in the game-winning 36-yard TD pass from David Ash with 2:24 left in the contest.

2011 Season
Saw action in 12 games with seven starts ... first team Academic All-Big 12 selection ... caught 33 passes for 421 yards and two touchdowns, carried the ball 22 times for 220 yards and returned 11 kickoffs for 247 yards on the year ... appeared for the first time against BYU, returning to the team instead of his original plan to redshirt his junior season and focus on track & field ... recorded one rush for three yards and two catches for a total of 10 yards in the win against BYU.

Also returned three kicks for a total of 74 yards ... posted a career-high 180 all-purpose yards with 129 receiving, 13 rushing and 38 kick return yards at Baylor to garner CFPA honorable mention Wide Receiver of the Week ... against the Bears he had his first career 100-yard receiving game and caught an 80-yard touchdown pass to tie for the 10th longest reception in school history ... recorded 116 all-purpose yards at Texas A&M with a career-high eight receptions for 60 yards, two rushes for six yards and two kickoff returns for 50 yards ... in the Holiday Bowl against California he caught a 47-yard touchdown and finished with three receptions for 49 yards to go with two carries for 33 yards, including a 37-yard scamper ... rushed for 52 yards on five carries and caught four passes for 36 yards in a victory over Kansas ... had one 37-yard reception and two rushes for 45 yards including a 31-yard gain against Texas Tech.

Caught one pass for five yards and carried the ball three times for a total of 33 yards at UCLA...his 20-yard run marked his career long ... also had three kickoff returns for a total of 65 yards ... hauled in a career-long 45-yard pass reception and finished with three grabs for 57 yards at Missouri ... finished the Kansas State game with three catches for 15 yards, three runs for 35 yards and one kickoff return for 20 yards ... tallied three receptions for 23 yards against Oklahoma State.

2010 Season
Appeared in 11 games at wide receiver, including seven starts, and appeared on special teams ... a first-team Academic All-Big 12 selection ... caught 31 passes for 324 yards (10.5 ypc) and one TD ... rushed nine times for 37 yards and returned four kickoffs for 62 yards ... caught four passes for 50 yards and rushed twice for 15 yards at Rice ... rushed one time for nine yards and returned one kickoff for 26 yards versus Wyoming ... caught four passes for 25 yards and returned one kickoff for 13 yards at Texas Tech.

Grabbed six passes for 62 yards versus UCLA ... caught three passes for 34 yards and returned one kickoff for 12 yards against No. 8 Oklahoma ... registered a career-high seven catches for 54 yards and rushed once for five yards versus Iowa State ... caught four passes for a career-high 71 yards against No. 25/24 Baylor ... returned one kickoff for 11 yards at Kansas State ... posted two catches for 31 yards and a TD against No. 17/18 Texas A&M.

2009 Season
Appeared in 14 games at wide receiver and on special teams, including two starts ... twice named the team's Most Productive Performer on special teams ... posted 30 receptions for 279 yards and a TD and two rushes for eight yards ... returned 16 kickoffs for 349 yards (21.8 ypr) and a TD ... also blocked a punt ... caught three passes for 39 yards and returned one kickoff for 18 yards against ULM ... grabbed one pass for nine yards at Wyoming.

Caught five passes for 36 yards versus UTEP ... blocked a punt that was recovered for a TD and posted a seven-yard reception and a 22-yard punt return against Colorado ... caught four passes for 36 and a TD versus No. 20 Oklahoma ... caught four passes for 24 yards at Missouri ... registered two receptions at Oklahoma State ... caught three passes versus UCF ... caught two passes for 34 yards and returned three kickoffs for 71 yards versus Kansas.

Returned six kickoffs for 173 yards (28.8 ypr), including a 95-yard TD, the fourth longest return in school history, at Texas A&M ... caught two passes and returned two kickoffs for 22 yards versus No. 21 Nebraska in the Big 12 Championship game ... made three receptions for 70 yards and returned three kickoffs for 62 yards in the BCS Championship game against No. 1 Alabama.

High School
Coached by Kiff Hardin at Rowlett H.S. ... three-year letterman at wide receiver ... tallied 132 receptions for 1,709 yards and 17 TDs during his career ... earned first-team all-district 10-5A in 2007 and 2008 ... also earned multiple letters in track & field.

Two-time World Junior Champion (long jump, 4x100m) ... posted a 25-4.75 at the 2008 IAAF World Junior Championships to win the long jump ... set the national high school record in the long jump (26-10) in finishing fifth in the senior division at the 2009 U.S. Championships ... won the junior portion of the long jump at the 2009 U.S. Championships (26-1.50) ... is only the 20th prep athlete all-time to jump over 26 feet ... seven-time Texas 5A State Champion (long jump (3), triple jump (2), 4x100m (2)).

Two-time Texas Gatorade Track & Field Athlete of the Year ... named a member of USA Today's 2009 All-USA Team ... won the long jump (26-4.75) and the triple jump (50-5.75) at the 2009 UIL 5A State Track Championships ... won the long jump at the 2008 USATF Junior Championships with a leap of 25-0 ... claimed state titles in the long jump (26-1.50w), triple jump (50-0.50) and 4x100m (40.26), while finishing second in the 100 meters (10.38) to help Rowlett win the team title ... won the 5A state title in the long jump as a sophomore with a mark of 25-0.

Born in Lubbock, Texas ... enrolled in the college of liberal arts ... is interested in studying kinesiology ... a three-time member of UT's Athletics Director's Honor Roll ... earned U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic honors in 2010 ... was a Texas Scholar as a prepster ... visited with kids from Dell Children's Medical Center when they visited UT's football facilities ... volunteered to help clean up Lake Ray Hubbard ... spent time visiting and speaking with elementary school kids.

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