Ben Goodman, Jr.
2012 (RFr.): Played in 11 games… Missed the Kansas State game… Made 21 tackles, including 3.5 TFLs for a loss of 20 yards and a 16-yard sack… Also added a pair of quarterback hurries… Tallied four stops against TCU, including two solos… Recorded two quarterback hurries and a solo tackle at Northern Illinois… Collected first career sack at Oklahoma… Recorded a career-high five solo tackles against Iowa State… Made three tackles, including a pair of TFLs, at West Virginia.
2011 (Fr.): Redshirted during his first year at KU.
High School: A two-time first-team 5A-21 all-district selection after both his junior and senior seasons… Earned all-southeast Texas first-team honors… Named to Beaumont Enterprise and Port Arthur News Super Gold Team… Finished his career with 259 tackles, including 20 sacks… As a senior he had 110 tackles, three sacks and 10 pass break ups… Recorded 69 tackles with 10 tackles for loss, seven sacks and one interception as a junior… Has traveled the country competing in calf roping in rodeos… Played basketball as a freshman… Named to district all-academic team.
Personal: Born in Beaumont, Texas… Son of Ben and Latrissa Goodman… Has one sister… Plans to major in business… Would like to become a college football coach… Hobbies include calf roping, basketball and working out.