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

YearTeamGGSTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
2011BAY401100.000000.00000
2012BAY43161510.00311414.014000
2013BAY1110262240.001636321.042000
Total1913433850.001947719.342000
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Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
HtWtArm lengthHand size40‑yd dash10-yd split20-yd split20‑ss3‑coneVert jumpBroadBP
5 ft 11 in
(1.80 m)
194 lb
(88 kg)
31 34 in
(0.81 m)
9 14 in
(0.23 m)
4.52 s1.62 s2.67 s4.34 s6.80 s37 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

YearTeamGGSTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
2014GB606510.000000.00000
2015GB14010730.001000.00000
2016GB63141040.001000.00000
Total263302280.002000.00000
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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.