Malliciah Goodman

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Malliciah Goodman
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Goodman in 2015
No. -- Free agent
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-01-04) January 4, 1990 (age 27)
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
College: Clemson
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 4 / Pick: 127
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2015
Tackles: 28
Quarterback sacks: 0
Forced fumbles: 2
Player stats at

Malliciah Goodman (born January 4, 1990) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Clemson, and 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, 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]

Atlanta Falcons[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.[4]

On September 3, 2016, Goodman was waived by the Falcons due to final roster cuts.[5]

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

On October 25, 2016, Goodman was signed by the Seahawks.[6] He was released by the Seahawks on November 1, 2016.[7]

Atlanta Falcons (second stint)[edit]

On December 6, 2016, Goodman was re-signed by the Falcons.[8] He was released on December 22, 2016.[9]


  1. ^ "Malliciah Goodman". Retrieved June 21, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Community Captain: Malliciah Goodman". Retrieved June 26, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Goodman drafted by Falcons in 4th Round". April 27, 2013. 
  4. ^ Alper, Josh. "Falcons get three more draft picks in the fold". Retrieved May 17, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Falcons Make First Wave of Roster Cuts". 
  6. ^ "Seahawks Sign DE Malliciah Goodman, Place Quinton Jefferson on Injured Reserve". October 25, 2016. 
  7. ^ Boyle, John (November 1, 2016). "Seahawks Make Roster Move, But Stand Pat at Trade Deadline". 
  8. ^ Jackson, Curtis (December 6, 2016). "Falcons Sign DL Malliciah Goodman". 
  9. ^ Jackson, Curtis (December 22, 2016). "Falcons Waive Therezie, Goodman; Promote Keyes, Tialavea". 

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