The skinny on Jonathan Goodwin

Has played four different positions (center, right and left guard, right tackle) during his time with the Wolverines…

JONATHAN GOODWIN

Offensive Guard

University of Michigan Wolverines

6:03.2-318

Columbia, South Carolina

 

Two-year starter at offensive guard…Originally began his career at Ohio University, transferring to Michigan in 1998…Served as a backup in 1999 before earning a starting job the following year…Started 20 of 29 games he appeared in…Shows good knee bend and flexibility…Keeps a wide leg base with solid ankle flexibility… Takes proper blocking angles dropping back in pass protection…Lowers his hips and drives with his legs to move the pile…Flashes to the second level after the initial engagement…Locks on and keeps his feet moving when incline blocking…Very physical with his hand punch…Suddenly comes off the snap to gain advantage…Makes proper body adjustments on the move…Follows through with power and consistently finishes his blocks… Comes out quickly on the pull, adjusting to turn up inside…Has the balance needed to fluidly slide down the line…Plays flat-footed, which allows him to easily change directions.

 

2001 SEASON

All-American second-team selection by Football News, earning third-team honors from The NFL Draft Report and The Sporting News…All-Big Ten Conference first-team choice by the media, earning second-team honors from the league's coaches…Started all year at left offensive guard, but also saw action at left tackle and right guard…Collected 99 key blocks/knockdowns in paving the way for an offense that averaged 359.3 yards per game.

Miami (Oh.)…Lined up at both left guard and tackle…Cleared a rush lane used by tailback B.J. Askew to score the team's first touchdown for the season, a 1-yarder, as the team gained 403 yards.

Washington…Made a season-high 13 knockdowns…Took down defensive tackle Larry Tripplett on QB John Navarre's 5-yard scoring lob to Marques Walker as the offense collected 372 yards.

Illinois…Saw action at both guard positions, totaling ten knockdowns…His cut block on linebacker Jerry Shumacher cleared the way for Askew's 13-yard scoring scamper as the Wolverines amassed 405 yards.

Purdue…Played both left guard and tackle, delivering eight knockdowns…Stopped the blitz by blocking rush end Akin Ayodele, giving Navarre time to connect with Walker on a 43-yard touchdown pass as Michigan accounted for 355 yards.

Ohio State…Made a solo tackle and had eight knockdowns…Upended linebacker Joe Cooper to spring Askew for a 2-yard touchdown run as the offense generated 323 yards.

 

2000 SEASON

All-Big Ten Conference honorable mention…Played in every game, seeing action at four different positions...Started the final nine contests at right guard...Collected 66 key blocks for an offense that totaled 5353 yards, an average of 446.1 yards per game.

Bowling Green...Saw action at center, left tackle and right tackle…Opened a hole used by tailback Anthony Thomas for a 28-yard touchdown as the team piled up 554 yards.

Rice…Performed at left tackle, right guard and center.

Illinois…In his first career start, he opened the game at right guard, posting seven knock- downs, including one that leveled defensive end Fred Wakefield on a 2-yard scoring run by Thomas as the Wolverines amassed 447 yards.

Penn State...Teamed with center David Brandt to clear a rush lane used by Chris Perry for a 1-yard touchdown run as the offense collected 407 yards.

Northwestern...Delivered a season-high ten knockdowns, leveling linebacker Kevin Bentley to give QB Drew Henson the protection needed until he hit David Terrell with an 11-yard scoring strike and the team concluded the day with 535 yards.

 

1999 SEASON

Appeared in five games as a reserve offensive lineman…Saw action at right guard vs. Notre Dame, Purdue, Michigan State, Illinois and Northwestern.

 

1998 SEASON

Sat out the year under NCAA transfer rules.

 

1997 SEASON

Attended Ohio University as a true freshman, starting every game at right offensive guard.

 

AGILITY TESTS

5.13 in the 40-yard dash…1.79 10-yard dash…33 ½-inch arm length… 10 1/8-inch hands.

 

HIGH SCHOOL

Attended Lower Richland (S.C.) High…Twice named the team's best offensive lineman… Sat out his sophomore year with a knee injury…All-Conference and South Carolina "Top 100" choice as a senior…Played in the North-South All-Star game…Lettered three times in baseball, compiling a .470 career batting average…Led the team in hitting as a junior and senior…Holds the school's season-record for home runs…Lettered twice in basketball.

 

PERSONAL

Sports Management and Communications major, enrolled in the Division of Kinesiology… Brother, Harold, lettered twice (1995-96) as an offensive guard at Michigan and served as a graduate assistant on the 1997 national championship team…Born Jonathan Scott Goodwin on 12/02/78…Resides in Columbia, South Carolina.

 

BLOCKING STATISTICS...Based on review of game film by our scouting department...SGP-season grade percentage...GM-games played...PLAY-amount of snaps played in. KB-key blocks (pancake/ knockdowns)...TDB-touchdown resulting blocks... DWF-downfield blocks... PRS-pressures allowed...SKA-sacks allowed...High Grade Game-best graded game for the season.

STATS

GM

SGP

PLAYS

KB

TDB

DWF

PRS

SKA

High Grade Game

2000

12

80.1

   663

  60

   5

  11

   5

   1

87% vs. Northwestern

2001

12

82.1

   743

  99

   7

  14

   5

   2

90% vs. Washington

TOTAL

24

81.1

 1406

159

 12

  25

 10

   3

90% vs. Washington

 


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