20 NFL teams represented
University continues to rank among state's best in graduation rate
LA Tech increases winning streak to three games
Louisiana Tech vs. San Jose State
Louisiana Tech vs. San Jose State
2011: Registered 39 total tackles (31 solo, eight assisted) with 3.5 tackles for a loss of 11 yards, two fumble recoveries, one interception and four pass break-ups ... Recorded four tackles (three solo, one assisted) at Southern Miss (9/3) while also recovering a fumble ... Tallied one solo tackle and one pass break-up against Central Arkansas (9/10) ... Registered two total tackles against Houston (9/17) ... Recorded three tackles at Mississippi State (9/24) ... Registered three total tackles, including one for a loss of one yard, at Idaho (10/8) ... Recorded three total tackles agianst San Jose State (10/29) with an interception - one of four for Tech's defense - while also recovering a fumble ... Tied a career-best seven total tackles in Tech's 41-21 win at Fresno State (11/5) ... Credited with three solo tackles and one pass break-up in a 27-7 win at Ole Miss (11/12) ... Credited with one tackle at Nevada (11/19), a tackle for a loss of seven yards ... Registered two total tackles against New Mexico State (11/26) as Tech clinched the 2011 WAC title ... Had a career day against No. 15 TCU (12/21) in the Poinsettia Bowl with nine total tackles (eight solo, one assisted) with 1.5 tackles for a loss of three yards and one pass break-up.
2010: Played in 10 games ... Recorded 20 tackles on the season including one for a loss of two yards ... Recovered one fumble on the season ... Assisted on a tackle at Hawaii (10/2) ... Registered a solo and assisted tackle against Utah State (10/9) ... Recorded two solo and two assisted tackles against Idaho (10/16) ... Credited for one solo stop against Fresno State (11/6) ... Assisted on a tackle at New Mexico State (11/13) ... Set a career-best four solo tackles at San Jose State (11/27) ... Recorded a career-best seven total tackles against No. 14 Nevada (12/4) including matching a career-best four solo stops alongside three assisted tackles.
2008-09 (Blinn JC): Played two seasons at Blinn Junior College for Brad Franchione, leading the team to the 2009 Junior College National Championship ... During the 2009 season, recorded 75 tackles, one interception, two forced fumbles and three tackles for a loss ... During the 2008 season, recorded 90 tackles, 10 pass break ups, 2.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.
High School: Lettered one year at Alief Hastings High School under Greg Alexander ... Named all-Greater Houston and all-district as well as the team's Defensive Player of the Year ... Played outside linebacker, recording 79 tackles, 28 sacks and recorded one interception as a senior.
Personal: Justin Goodman ... Son of Lonzo and Glenda Goodman ... Liked the family atmosphere and the exciting potential for the football program best about Tech ... Chose Louisiana Tech over offers from Arizona, Houston, Oklahoma State, Ole Miss, North Texas, SMU, South Alabama, UAB and UTEP ... Has two cousins, Jacquizz Rodgers and James Rodgers, that play for Oregon State ... Born on Dec. 13, 1988 in Houston, Texas.
Interceptions: 1, San Jose State, Oct 29, 2011
Tackles: 9, vs. #15 TCU, Dec 21, 2011 (8-1)
Tackles for loss: 1.5, vs. #15 TCU, Dec 21, 2011 (8-1)
Fumbles recovered: 1, San Jose State, Oct 29, 2011;
at Southern Miss, Sep 3, 2011;
at New Mexico State, Nov 13, 2010
Pass breakups: 1, vs. #15 TCU, Dec 21, 2011 (8-1)
at Ole Miss, Nov 12, 2011;
at Nevada, Nov 19, 2011;
Central Arkansas, Sep 10, 2011