Moved from tight end to defensive end during the 2007 season ... Good athlete who is adding the size and strength needed to play defensive end ... Has appeared in one game.
2007 (Redshirt Freshman): Made his first career appearance against Kent State.
2006 (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: A relative newcomer to the sport who has excellent athletic ability and intriguing potential ... Two-year starter at tight end at Dunwoody (Ga.) HS ... Also played some at defensive end ... Originally a basketball player, he did not begin football until his junior year in high school when the coaches talked him into trying the sport ... Had 12 catches for approximately 258 yards and two touchdowns his senior year ... Averaged an impressive 21.5 yards per catch ... Named honorable-mention all-area ... Caught 10 passes for 182 yards and one touchdown as a junior ... The No. 24 prospect in Georgia by SuperPrep ... Coached by James Teter ... A three-year letterman in basketball, Dunwoody won the state championship his junior season ... Gave up basketball as a senior to concentrate on his physical development in football ... Honor-roll student who enjoys art in his spare time ... His recruiting finalists included Kentucky, Georgia Tech, and Louisville.
Personal: Born in Decatur, Ga. ... Name is pronounced "GOOD" ... Son of Chris and Karen Goode ... Major is accounting.
Community Cats: Participated in a service event at Athens-Chilesburg Elementary School (2007).