Demetri Quarte Goodson (born June 11, 1989) is an American football cornerback for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Baylor. Goodson was drafted by the Packers in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft.

College career

Goodson attended Baylor University, where he played on the Baylor Bears football team from 2011 to 2013 after transferring from Gonzaga University. From 2008 to 2011, he played on the Gonzaga Bulldogs men's basketball team.

Statistics

Year Team G GS Tackles Interceptions Fumbles
Total Solo Ast Sck SFTY PDef Int Yds Avg Lng TDs FF FR
2011 BAY 4 0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2012 BAY 4 3 16 15 1 0.0 0 3 1 14 14.0 14 0 0 0
2013 BAY 11 10 26 22 4 0.0 0 16 3 63 21.0 42 0 0 0
Total 19 13 43 38 5 0.0 0 19 4 77 19.3 42 0 0 0
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Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40‑yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20‑ss 3‑cone Vert jump Broad BP
5 ft 11 in
(1.80 m)
194 lb
(88 kg)
31 3 4 in
(0.81 m)
9 1 4 in
(0.23 m)
4.52 s 1.62 s 2.67 s 4.34 s 6.80 s 37 in
(0.94 m)
10 ft 3 in
(3.12 m)
11 reps
All values are from NFL Combine [15] [16]

Goodson was selected in the sixth round (197th overall) by the Green Bay Packers in the 2014 NFL Draft, [17] becoming the first Baylor player to be drafted by the team since Rell Tipton in 1977. On May 16, 2014, Goodson signed a contract with the Packers. [18]

On April 8, 2016, Goodson was suspended by the NFL for the first four games of the 2016 season for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances. [19] In Week 11, Goodson was carted off the field with a knee injury and was placed on injured reserve on December 3, 2016. [20] [21]

NFL career statistics

Regular season

Year Team G GS Tackles Interceptions Fumbles
Total Solo Ast Sck SFTY PDef Int Yds Avg Lng TDs FF FR
2014 GB 6 0 6 5 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2015 GB 14 0 10 7 3 0.0 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2016 GB 6 3 14 10 4 0.0 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Total 26 3 30 22 8 0.0 0 2 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
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Personal life

Demetri is the younger brother of Mike Goodson, who played for the Carolina Panthers, Oakland Raiders, and New York Jets. He also has a half-brother, Jakar Hamilton who played for the Dallas Cowboys.