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30 - Tra'Darius Goff
Tra'Darius Goff
Height: 5-11
Weight: 235
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Columbia, Tenn.
High School: Columbia Central
Position: LB
gp 12
tk 101
sac 3
int -
ffum 3

A strong, physical presence inside, Tra'Darius returns to a starting assignment at middle linebacker(Renegade)...outstanding athlete who is effective in both run and pass coverage...hard work in the weight room in the off-season and on the field have turned him into one of the top defenders in the conference...emerged as the team leader in tackles with 101 stops as a sophomore...comes into the year with 120 career tackles and five games where he contributed double-digit stops.

AT TECH (In 2012): Tra'Darius started in every game for the Golden Eagles as a sophomore and proved to be one of the best in the league...ranked first on the team and fifth in the OVC with 101 total tackles...beat his previous career-high in the second start of his career, making 10 tackles in the victory over North Greenville raised the bar with 12 tackles against Jacksonville State (Oct. 6), then made new career-high 15 stops the following game against Eastern Kentucky...had two more double-digit games with 12 tackles against Eastern Illinois and 14 in the overtime victory against UT Martin...had two fumble recoveries...blocked a kick against the No. 4 ranked (FBS) Oregon Ducks, slashing through the line to stuff a 25-yard field goal attempt in the second quarter, which he recovered.

(In 2011): Made an appearance in all 11 contests as a true freshman at the linebacker position...had eight tackles against Maryville College and four against Tennessee State...finished with 19 total stops, incuding 11 unassisted tackles...had one sack for a loss of six yards at Eastern Illinois...returned one punt at EKU for 13 yards...forced one fumble at Iowa and had two pass breakups on the season.

BEFORE TECH: Tra’Darius was an Honor student at Columbia Central High School, and a standout on both sides of scrimmage for the Lions...had a phenomenal perfornance in the Class 5-A state championship game in Tucker Stadium as a senior, when he was named both the Offensive and Defensive Player of the Game...the Middle Tennessee Player of the Year, Goff was a two-time all-state selection, setting the school’s all-time records for both scoring and tackles..as a junior he had 28 rushing touchdowns and more than 170 tackles, and as a senior he had more than 200 tackles and rushed for 26 touchdowns.

PERSONAL: The son of Greg and Avis Goff...birthdate is March 16, 1993...full name is Tra’Darius Devon Goff...majoring in basic business.

Recent Games
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 36 30
Assists 65 43
Tackles 101 73
Tackles per game 8.4 9.1
Sacks 3 2.5
Sack yards 14 12
Interceptions - -
Returned for touchdown - -
Fumble recoveries 3 3
Fumble return TDs 0 0
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - - - - 1 0
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - - - - 1 0
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - - - - 0
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - - - - 0
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 - - - - - 0
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - 0
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 - - - - - 0
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - - - - 0
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 - - - - - 0
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 - - - - - 0
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 - - - - - 0
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 - - - - - 0
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 0 7 7 - - 0.5 0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 1 2 3 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 3 3 6 0.5 2 1 3 - 1 - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 1 10 11 - - 1 0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 2 10 12 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 6 2 8 0.5 6 0.5 6 1 - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 2 9 11 - - 0 - 1 1 0 - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 5 5 10 1 3 2 7 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 4 12 16 - - 1 1 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 5 1 6 - - 0 - 1 - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 4 2 6 - - 0.5 1 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 3 2 5 1 3 2 6 - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
Total 12 - - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 - - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - - -
September 4 - - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 12 - - - - - - 1 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - 1 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - 1 0
Away 6 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - 1 0

August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - 1 0
November 3 - - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 12 - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - -
September 4 - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 12 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0

Home 6 - - - - - - - 0
Away 6 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0

Wins 5 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 7 - - - - - - - 0

August 1 - - - - - - - 0
September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 3 - - - - - - - 0
December - - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 12 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - - - -
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 12 36 65 101 8.4 3 14 8.5 24 3 2 31 - - - -
Conference 8 30 43 73 9.1 2.5 12 7 21 3 1 31 - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Home 6 12 50 62 10.3 1 3 4.5 7 1 1 31 - - - -
Away 6 24 15 39 6.5 2 11 4 17 2 1 0 - - - -
Neutral - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 12 24 36 7.2 1.5 5 4 10 - 1 0 - - - -
Losses 7 24 41 65 9.3 1.5 9 4.5 14 3 1 31 - - - -

August 1 0 7 7 7.0 - - 0.5 0 - - - - - - -
September 4 7 25 32 8.0 0.5 2 2 3 - 1 0 - - - -
October 4 17 28 45 11.2 1.5 9 3.5 14 2 1 31 - - - -
November 3 12 5 17 5.7 1 3 2.5 7 1 - - - - - -
December - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -