Daniel Goodrum

#3 Senior - DB
Sports Management

Quick Facts

Cleveland, Ohio
Villa Angela St. Joseph's

Blue Knight Notes

2013:  Earned preseason 1st Team All-America honors from USA College Football...Named Preseason All-Ohio by OCF.com...Named All-MEC Preseason Honorable Mention by D2Football.com.

2012: Named First Team All-GLVC...Shared team's Defensive Back of the Year honors with David McComas...Appeared in all 11 games this season...Led the team in tackles with 84 (42 solo, 42 assisted)...Ranked 3rd on the team in pass breakups with 6...Daniel also had 4.5 tackles for a loss of 13 yards, 1 sack for -5 yards, 1 recovered fumble, 1 forced fumble, and 1 blocked kick...On 10/20/12 against McKendree he had one of his best performances with 7 tackles, 1 sack for a loss of 5 yards, 1 forced fumble, 1 pass breakup, and blocked an extra point... Earned 1st Team All-Ohio by OhioCollegeFootball.com.

2011: GAME BY GAME STATS...Played in all 11 games as a defensive back for the Blue Knights... Had 31 tackles and 2 tackles for loss... Registered 3 pass break ups in his junior season...Dan tallied a season high 6 tackles in a 24-6 victory over William Jewell on 9/17/11...Returned a 28 yard kickoff as his only return of the year...Had his lone fumble recovery vs. Notre Dame in a 49-16 victory on 10/22/11...Blocked a kick vs. Lincoln University in a blowout win on 11/12/11.
2010: Sat out the 2010 season...Recorded 1 sack and 6 tackles during the spring game...Changed from #33 to #3 before the season.
2009: Daniel played in all 11 games for the Blue Knights...First-year letterwinner...5th on the team in tackles with 52 (33 solo, 19 assists) and 5.0 tackles for loss...Led all defensive players in scoring with 12 points...Took a blocked punt 26 yards for a score against St. Joseph's College on 10/17/09 and returned an interception 57 yards for a touchdown against Seton Hill University on 11/7/09...His 7-tackle and blocked punt return for a touchdown against St. Joseph's earned him d2football.com's Independents' Special Teams Player of the Week...Blocked a punt on 9/19/09 against Tusculum College...Registered 2 total interceptions...Recorded 1 sack on the year...Recovered 2 fumbles and forced another...Had 1 pass break-up on the season.
2008: Redshirted his first season at Urbana...Named Defensive Scout of the Year by the Blue Knight Coaching Staff for his work all season long on the defensive scout team.

Prep Notes

Played at Villa Angela St. Joseph's High School for Coach Matt Melle...Finished season with 9 1/2 sacks, 34 carries, 300 yards rushing...Garnered First Team All-Northeast District and Honorable Mention All-State honors.


Son of Daniel and Merlyn Goodrum...Born March 17, 1990....Sports Management major.