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Michael Goggans
Michael Goggans

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Alexander City, Ala.

High School:
Benjamin Russell

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 261

Position:
DE

Major:
Graduate

2009 -- Had streak of 18 consecutive starts snapped vs. Kentucky ... Appeared in 13 games with six starts ... Totaled 24 tackles ... Started season opener vs. Louisiana Tech, recording two total tackles with one QBH ... Against Mississippi State, had a solo sack (minus 2 yards) to go with four tackles, one pass break-up and one QB hurry ... Sack was first since 2007 (Vanderbilt) ... Picked up three tackles, two solo, vs. West Virginia ... Against Ball State, broke up one pass and totaled four tackles ... Had one TFL (minus 3 yards) and two total tackles against Tennessee ... Registered half a TFL (minus 1 yard) with a QB hurry and two tackles vs. Arkansas ... Had one tackle vs. Kentucky ... Against LSU, had a QB hurry and a pair of tackles ... Played, but did not record a tackle vs. Ole Miss ... Recorded a solo tackle in limited action vs. Furman ... Saw playing time vs. Georgia but did not record a tackle ... Had one solo tackle vs. Alabama ... Also registered one tackle vs. Northwestern in Outback Bowl.

2008 -- Started all 12 games at defensive end ... Had 27 total tackles with 16 solo stops ... Finished with seventh-most TFL's on team with 4.0 and third-most QB hurries with six ... Earned first career start in season opener vs. Louisiana-Monroe ... Recovered forced fumble (Antonio Coleman) and returned it 9 yards for first touchdown of game ... Registered two tackles vs. Warhawks ... Against Southern Miss, had four solo tackles with a TFL (minus 2 yards) and a QB hurry ... Recorded three tackles, including one TFL for minus 3 yards and one QB hurry in win at Mississippi State ... Had one QB hurry and one solo tackle vs. LSU ... Against Tennessee, had three tackles and one QB hurry ... Had one solo tackle vs. Vanderbilt ... Had one QB hurry vs. Arkansas ... Registered three tackles, one solo, vs. West Virginia ... Totaled two solo tackles vs. Ole Miss ... Played, but did not record a tackle vs. UT Martin ... Had two tackles against Georgia ... Against Alabama, registered a career-best six tackles, four solo, with 2.0 TFL's for minus seven yards and one QB hurry.

2007 -- Action in every game ... Notched first career fumble recovery vs. Georgia ... Registered a solo tackle in loss to South Florida and in win at Florida ... Had best game of career versus Vanderbilt, totaling four tackles, including two tackles for loss (-3) and one quarterback sack (-2) ... Recorded one tackles, assisted, in win vs. Ole Miss.

2007 spring -- Named the Mark Dorminey Defensive MVP of A-Day after finishing with five tackles, including three solo, with a quarterback hurry.

2006 -- Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL -- High School Coach: Carl Martin ... Named to the Alabama Sports Writers Association Class 5A All-State Defense as a senior ... Ranked as the nation's No. 9 tight end and as the 10th-best player from the state of Alabama by Rivals.com ... Ranked No. 11 in the Rivals Preseason Alabama Top 40 ... Rivals.com Rivals 250 ... Ranked as the ninth-best tight end by PrepStar ... Ranked No. 10 at tight end by collegefootballnews.com ... Ranked No. 14 at tight end by ESPN.com ... Ranked No. 24 at his position by Scout.com ... Ranked No. 69 on the Mobile Register's Super Southeast 120 list of prospects.

PERSONAL -- Born August 6, 1988 ... Son of Michael and April Goggans ... Earned degree in public administration in May 2010.

Career Defensive Stats
YEAR G/GS TT UT AT TFL-YDS QBS-YDS FF/FR PD I/YDS
2007 12/0 9 4 5 2.0-3 1.0-2 0/1 0 0-0
2008 12/12 27 16 11 4.0-12 0.0-0 0/1 0 0-0
2009 13/6 23 11 12 2.5-6 1.0-2 0/0 2 0-0
Totals 37/18 59 31 28 8.5-21 2.0-4 0/2 2 0-0
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