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Mario Goodrich - Football - Clemson University Athletics

#31  Mario Goodrich

Kansas City, Mo.
High School:
Lee's Summit West HS

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Concluded his four-year Clemson career spanning 2018-21 credited with 84 tackles (0.5 for loss), 15 pass breakups, five interceptions, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in 1,116 snaps over 47 games (16 starts) … saved his best for last, earning third-team All-America honors from PFF and first-team All-ACC status for his performance as a senior in 2021, when he concluded his career as MVP of a win in the 2021 Cheez-It Bowl. 

2021: First-team All-ACC selection, as he and Andrew Booth Jr. swept first-team honors at cornerback … one-half of the first single-school duo to sweep both first-team All-ACC cornerback honors since 1997 … named as a third-team All-American by PFF … also earned first-team all-conference nods from the AP and PFF and a second-team selection from Phil Steele … credited with 48 tackles, nine pass breakups, two interceptions and a forced fumble over 561 defensive snaps in 12 games (all starts) … voted as a permanent team captain … recorded 13 tackles, second-most on the team, vs. No. 5 Georgia … had a tackle and a pass breakup vs. SC State … credited with seven tackles vs. Georgia Tech … contributed two tackles at NC State … shared team defensive player of the game honors after recording three tackles and a career-high four pass breakups at Syracuse, one breakup shy of the school record of five set by Perry Williams against Virginia Tech in 1985 … with the four breakups at Syracuse, became the first Clemson player with four pass breakups in a single game since Nov. 6, 2014 (Garry Peters against Wake Forest) … added five tackles and a pass breakup at No. 23 Pitt, sharing defensive player of the game honors … recorded two tackles and a pass breakup vs. Florida State … made five tackles at Louisville … added three tackles and his first interception of the season vs. UConn … registered six tackles and a pass breakup vs. No. 13 Wake Forest … earned Cheez-It Bowl Most Valuable Player honors after picking off a batted ball and returning it 18 yards for a touchdown as well as forcing a fumble on Iowa State’s final offensive play to seal a game-winning turnover on downs … named to the AP All-Bowl team for his performance against the Cyclones.

2020: Credited with 16 tackles, two interceptions, a fumble recovery and a pass breakup in 237 snaps over eight games (four starts) … unavailable at Wake Forest and vs. The Citadel … made two tackles in season debut vs. Virginia … broke up a pass against No. 7 Miami … added a tackle vs. Boston College … won ACC Defensive Back of the Week and team defensive player of the week after posting three tackles and two interceptions vs. Pitt, the first multi-interception game by a Clemson player since Cordrea Tankersley’s two-interception game against Virginia Tech in the 2016 ACC Championship Game … contributed two tackles and a fumble recovery at Virginia Tech … made five tackles in ACC Championship Game vs. No. 2 Notre Dame … added three tackles in Sugar Bowl vs. No. 3 Ohio State.

2019: Credited with 13 tackles (0.5 for loss) and two pass breakups in 205 snaps over 13 games … credited with a tackle vs. Georgia Tech … recorded two tackles vs. No. 12 Texas A&M … recorded his first career interception at Syracuse, seizing momentum by giving Clemson the ball back one play after a giveaway by Clemson’s offense … added a tackle vs. Charlotte and at North Carolina … broke up a pass vs. Boston College … posted two tackles at NC State … credited with two tackles (0.5 for loss) vs. Wake Forest … recorded four tackles at South Carolina.

2018: Credited with seven tackles and three pass breakups in 113 snaps over 14 games … played 14 snaps in his collegiate debut vs. Furman … notched the first pass breakup of his collegiate career on a fourth down at Wake Forest … contributed a tackle and a pass breakup at Florida State … recorded two tackles and a pass breakup vs. Louisville … added a tackle vs. Duke … made a stop on special teams vs. South Carolina … posted a tackle vs. No. 3 Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl … recorded a tackle vs. No. 1 Alabama in the National Championship Game.

Before Clemson: Played defensive back and wide receiver at Lee’s Summit West High School … No. 99 player in the nation by Rivals, No. 114 player by 247Sports, No. 133 player by PrepStars and No. 148 player by ESPN … No. 6 cornerback in the nation by 247Sports, No. 13 cornerback by Rivals, No. 18 cornerback by PrepStars and No. 19 cornerback by ESPN … No. 3 player in Missouri by Rivals, No. 4 player by 247Sports and No. 4 player by ESPN … had 140 tackles, 13 tackles for loss, 11 interceptions and five for touchdowns and 24 pass breakups in his career … had 38 receptions for 641 yards and nine touchdowns in his career … had 22 touchdowns in his career … had 26 kickoff returns for 721 yards and 28 punt returns for 487 yards in his career … scored a touchdown five different ways over his high school career … had 49 tackles and 15 pass breakups as a senior … played in the Offense/Defense All-American game … four-year letterman in basketball … first Tiger signee on record from Missouri … coached by Vincent Careswell at Lee’s Summit West High School … recruited by Mike Reed.

Personal: Born Jan. 12, 2000 … graduated with a degree in sports communication in December 2021 … two-time ACC Honor Roll selection (2019 and 2021).

Note: Tackle stats in the bio above reflect statistics from coaches film review. Tackle stats in the table below reflect those as awarded by gameday stat crews.