Heads into fall camp battling for a starting job on the defensive line... is versatile enough to play either end or tackle ... solid pass rusher and forceful run stopper... has the size, strength and speed for a top-notch rush end... 2003: Ranked fourth on team with six quarterback hurries? appeared in all but one game with starts against Memphis and TCU? made five tackles with two solo efforts at East Carolina in front of a nationally-televised audience on ESPN2? Recorded two tackles for a loss of four yards, including a four-yard sack and added a pass breakup and quarterback hurry against the Pirates? made four tackles, with two solo efforts, and added a tackle for a three-yard loss at Tulane? also broke up a Green Wave pass? recorded five tackles with four solo stops and added a tackle for a one-yard loss and two quarterback hurries against Memphis? made four tackles with two solo stops and added a tackle for a two-yard loss against 15th-ranked TCU... racked up five tackles, including three solo, in the bowl game versus Hawai?i... 2002: Saw action in nine of the team?s 12 games... finished the season with eight tackles, including four solo stops, and added two tackles for losses... recorded a personal-high two tackles at nationally-ranked Texas and at Cincinnati... had solo stops against Rice, Tulane, Texas and Cincinnati... 2001: Played in five games... began the year as a reserve defensive lineman before switching to tight end because of a slew of injuries at that position... midway through the year he was returned to the defensive side of the ball where he flourished as a key reserve... registered 12 total tackles and one tackle for loss... after spending the first half of the season on offense, moved back to defense prior to the Southern Miss contest... finished the season with four tackles a piece against UAB and Georgia.?2000: Redshirted as a true freshman... High School: Prepped at Crosby High School which is located northeast of Houston... named First-Team, All-District as a senior... was a two-year starter for Crosby HS head coach Jim Dickey, Jr... .also played basketball... was a member of the ?A & B? Honor Roll... selected to Who?s Who Among American High Schools? Personal: Born January 22, 1982, in Houston, Texas... son of John and Iris Goss of Crosby, Texas... also was recruited by SMU, North Texas, McNeese State and Sam Houston State... enjoys art in his spare time... majoring in health.
Goss' Career Defensive Statistics