Sunday, August 30, 2015

6 Days 'till Kickoff - #6 C.J. Goodman Jr.

It's now 6 days until kickoff of Catamount football against the Mars Hill University Lions in E.J. Whitmire Stadium on September 5th in Cullowhee.

To help pass those long summer days until football season officially starts, and to hopefully get the Catamount faithful more excited about the upcoming season, we'll continue the 100 day football countdown each day until kickoff day arrives.

Utilizing the 2015 Preseason Football Roster, #6 is C.J. Goodman Jr.

#6 C.J. Goodman Jr.

Class: RS Junior
Hometown: Mableton, Ga.
High School: Pebblebrook HS
Height / Weight: 5-11 / 190
Position: RB/WR

2014 (Redshirt Sophomore): Played in 11 of the team's 12 games, missing The Citadel game after sustaining an injury at Mercer ... Was WCU's primary punt returner, returning 10 kicks for 110 yards ... Returned a career-high four punts for 58 yards at Furman (Sept. 27) including a career-long return of 29 yards ... Returned three punts against VMI (Nov. 15) ... Caught a pair of passes on offense ... Finished with 129 all-purpose yards ... Converted back to running back during 2015 spring drills ... Playing for the Purple squad, rushed once for 10 yards in WCU's annual Spring Game

2013 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in all 12 games making three starts at wide receiver including his first career start in the season-opener at Middle Tennessee State ... Caught 16 passes for 182 yards, making his first career reception at MTSU ... Posted a career-high five catches in the season-finale against Appalachian State with a career-best 46 yards receiving against Furman ... Returned three kickoffs for a combined 51 yards with a long of 17 accomplished twice ... Credited with one tackle assist on the season.

2012 (Freshman): Redshirted.

Prior to Western Carolina: Selected to the Cobb Senior Bowl as a senior ... Listed as a "dual threat quarterback" ... As a junior, threw for over 1,340 yards and 10 touchdowns, adding over 430 yards rushing and four scores ... Also ran track & field as a prep, competing in the high jump and sprint events ... Joined by high school teammate, Sertonuse Harris, to sign at WCU in 2012.

Personal: Full name is Curtis Bernard Goodman Jr., but goes by C.J. ... Is the son of Curtis Goodman Sr., and Monica Brown ... Has three siblings - Brent Brown, Jarrett Brown and Jordan Brown.

Courtesy WCU Athletics Media Relations

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