Malliciah Goodman

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Malliciah Goodman
Malliciah Goodman 2013.jpg
Goodman in 2013
No. 93     Atlanta Falcons
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-01-04) January 4, 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth: Florence, South Carolina
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 276 lb (125 kg)
Career information
High school: Florence (SC) West Florence
College: Clemson
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 4 / Pick: 127
Debuted in 2013 for the Atlanta Falcons
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Honorable mention All-ACC (2012)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Tackles 8
Quarterback sacks 0
Forced fumbles 0
Stats at NFL.com

Malliciah Goodman (born January 4, 1990) is an American football player for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Clemson. Goodman was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

Early years[edit]

Goodman was born in Florence, South Carolina. He attended West Florence High School, and played for the West Florence Knights high school football team. He had a productive senior season with 73 tackles, 27 tackles for loss, and 15 sacks in nine games, and was a finalist for Mr. Football in South Carolina. He participated in the 2009 U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas.

Rated a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, he was rated the second best strong side defensive end in the nation.[1] He accepted a scholarship offer from Clemson University over offers from Maryland, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. He was also active in his local Boy Scout troop, achieving the rank of Life Scout.[2]

College career[edit]

Following his high school graduation in December 2008, Goodman enrolled in Clemson University in January 2009, and immediately began practice with the Clemson Tigers football team. During his college career, he amassed 150 tackles, 21.5 tackles for a loss, 12 quarterback sacks, 35 quarterback pressures, three pass breakups, eight forced fumbles, and one recovered fumble, in 2,061 snaps over 54 games (28 starts) in his career. He is tied for second in Clemson Tigers team history in games played and tied for third in forced fumbles.

Professional career[edit]

Goodman was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the fourth round, with the 127th pick overall, of the 2013 NFL Draft.[3] The Falcons announced he signed his rookie contract on May 17, 2013; terms were not disclosed.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Malliciah Goodman". Rivals.com. Retrieved June 21, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Community Captain: Malliciah Goodman". Scout.com. Retrieved June 26, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Goodman drafted by Falcons in 4th Round". TigerNet.com. April 27, 2013. 
  4. ^ Alper, Josh (May 17, 2013). "Falcons get three more draft picks in the fold". NBC Sports.

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