In the fourth they traded up for Bryan Kehl of BYU. In the fifth, they sat tight and were happy to land Vanderbilt middle linebacker Jonathan Goff.
Goff, 6-2, 245, was a three-year starter and a physical sideline-to sideline player. A very productive athlete, Goff had a great senior season in 2007, earning All-American honorable mention after posting 113 tackles. During his career at Vandy, Goff collected 307 tackles (202 solos), with 6.5 sacks and three interceptions.
"He's a very, very fine football player," Vandy head coach Bobby Johnson said. "You know when he goes out there he's going to play well. He does everything. He is good in his pass drops. He is good against the run. He's the kind of guy who just goes out and makes plays for you."
Giants Grab LB Goff in Round Five
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