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Joe Goosby
Joe Goosby


Houston, Texas

High School:
Jersey Village

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 218




Media Arts


Tulane vs. Army

Tulane vs. Army


Tulane vs. Rice

Tulane vs. Rice

TULANE: A three-year letterwinner and returning starter, who has played in 33 career games with nine starts... career numbers include 100 tackles (60 solo), seven stops for lost yardage, 2.5 sacks and one forced and recovered fumble and six pass breakups... enters fall camp as the starting strong safety.

2006: Started seven of 11 games... missed the Auburn game with an injury... an honorable mention all-Conference USA selection and second team all-Louisiana performer... ranked fourth in tackles with 54, including 33 solo stops, 5.5 tackles for lost yardage, 2.5 sacks, a forced fumble, one fumble recovery and six pass breakups... came up with 11 stops, including eight solo tackles and one sack vs. Rice... was credited with 10 tackles, including 3.5 stops for lost yardage, two breakups and a sack vs. SMU... registered seven solo stops at Mississippi State... made five stops, including three solo tackles, and forced a fumble at Houston... forced a fumble vs Army... came up with seven stops at LSU and five tackles against Southern Miss.

2005: A key defensive reserve for the Wave, seeing action in all 11 games in the secondary and on special teams... finished the year with 25 tackles (14 solo), including 1.5 tackles for loss... earned his only start of the year at free safety against Houston (10/8)... posted season-highs of four tackles against both Houston and Navy (11/5)... also had three tackles, including a tackle for loss, against Mississippi State (9/17) and three takedowns against Southeastern Louisiana (10/1).

2004: Played in all 11 games as a true freshman... most of his action came on special teams, but earned a start at strong safety against Army (11/13)... totalled 21 tackles (13 solo), including a career-best six (two solo) in the Army victory... also registered four tackles against Florida A&M (9/11) and three each against Navy (11/6) and TCU (11/27).

HIGH SCHOOL: Talented return man who was a three-year starter at safety in high school... defensive Player of the Year nominee by the Houston Touchdown Club... totalled 10 interceptions and scored eight touchdowns in his prep career... recorded 89 tackles and made six interceptions as a senior with 52 solo stops... scored five touchdowns, three receiving and one each on a punt return and an interception return in 2003... also caught 17 passes for 170 yards in 2003... compiled 275 yards on 17 punt returns for a 16.2 average. Added a 64-yard punt return for a score... made 89 tackles in 2002 with four pickoffs and three scores... helped his team to the district title in 2003 and to the state playoffs in 2001 and 2003... also played basketball and led the district in assists as a junior.

PERSONAL: A media arts major... born September 6, 1986... the son of Sharon and Joseph Goosby, Sr.... attended the same high school as Tulane teammates Ade Tuyo and Gabe Ratcliff.

Goosby's Career Defensive Stats

2004 11-1 13-8-21 0-0 0-0 0/0 -00-0
2005 11-1 14-11-25 1.5-2 0-0 0/0-00-0
2006 11-7 33-21-54 5.5-19 2.5-11 1/1-60-0
Career 33-9 60-40-100 7-21 2.5-11 1/1 -60-0