Player Profile: Strong Safety Joseph Goosby

Player Profile: Strong Safety Joseph Goosby

Given the depletion of the safety position with the departure of Trawick Boger, Sean Lucas, and Darren Sapp, who combined for 22 starts in 2005. Joe will be expected to be the leader of the younger and less-experienced players in the game rotation at safety. Must step up and establish himself as a playmaker

In two seasons, Joseph Goosby has establsihed himself as a fan favorite with his wild and crazy style of play. This season, Joe moves up to the starting job at strong safety after spending the previous two seasons as a key reserve. Has played in 22 career games and made 2 starts entering the 2006 season, totalling 26 tackles.

Given the depletion of the safety position with the departure of Trawick Boger, Sean Lucas, and Darren Sapp, who combined for 22 starts in 2005. Joe will be expected to be the leader of the younger and less-experienced players in the game rotation at safety. Must step up and establish himself as a playmaker.

In 2004, Joe was a sensation as a true freshman, seeing playing time both as a reserve in the secondary and on special teams, seeing action in all 11 games, making 21 tackles, and getting the start at strong safety against Army.

A talented defender who was versatile enough to be his high school team's punt returner and to have started at times at wide receiver. Joe entered preseason-camp in 2005 with an excellent chance to be the Wave's starting strong safety, despite strong competition from two of the Green Wave's top defenders - seniors Tra Boger and Sean Lucas.

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