Quinn Gooch Athlete Profile

#25 Quinn Gooch

Quinn Gooch
Position: Defensive Back Height: 6-0 Weight: 196 Roster Years: 2003-2007 Hometown: Tucson, AZ Last School: Sabino High School

Personal

Parents are Gary and Sharee Gooch ... youngest of eight children ... older brother, David, also played for the Cougars ... father, Gary, played basketball at BYU in 1958-59 ... married to Dani Smart of Lubbock, Texas ... served a Church mission in Germany ... recruited by Arizona, Stanford, Northwester, UCLA and Utah.

Before BYU

Earned All-America honorable-mention honors ... selected first-team all-state and all-city as a senior ... Southern Arizona Player of the Year ... tallied over 1,000 yards and 15 touchdowns as a senior, despite missing six games due to a knee injury ... recorded 24 receptions for 260 yards ... produced over 600 yards as a junior, including 21 receptions and 18 touchdowns ... defensively, recorded 12 interceptions.

Stats

YR    GP  UT  AT  TT  TFL/Yds  SCK/Yds  INT/Yds PBU  FF  QBH
2004 11 3 8 11 0.0/0 0.0/0 0/0 1 0 0
2005 9 16 14 30 4.0/8 0.0/0 1/0 1 1 0
2006 12 37 29 66 0.0/0 0.0/0 2/38 4 2 0
TOTAL 32 56 51 107 4.0/8 0.0/0 3/38 6 3 0



2003 | Redshirt Year

Participated in spring drills ... suffered a knee injury prior to fall camp.

2004 | Freshman Year

Earned Academic All-Mountain West honors ... saw action in all 11 games during the season ... credited with 11 tackles on the season, including three solo takedowns ... registered a career-high three tackles against Wyoming and Utah ... participated in spring drills ... credited with four tackles in the annual Blue-White scrimmage ... returned an interception 40 yards for a touchdown in the spring game ... expected to compete for playing time at safety.

2005 | Sophomore Year

Earned letterman honors as a sophomore ... saw action in nine out of 12 games throughout the season ... started two games ... credited with 30 tackles on the season, including 16 solo takedowns ... had seven tackles against Air Force, including five solo takedowns ... had six tackles against Notre Dame and Air Force ... registered four tackles for a loss of eight yards ... recorded one interception against Air Force ... participated in spring drills ... credited with six tackles, including four solo takedowns, in the annual Blue-White game.

2006 | Junior Year

Started 12 of the Cougars' 13 games at safety ... credited with 66 tackles on the season ... tallied 37 solo and 29 assisted tackles ... had two forced fumbles and four pass break-ups ... recorded a season-high 10 tackles in the Cougars' overtime loss at No. 23 Boston College ... had eight stops in BYU's 33-31 win over Utah ... had five or more tackles in eight games during the season ... had a 38-yard interception return against Wyoming that, three plays later, gave BYU a 38-0 lead over Wyoming early in the third quarter ... also had a pick to stop a Boston College drive ... a significant contributor on a defensive unit that gave up only 14.7 points per game, ranking 10th nationally ... part of a defense that ranked fourth nationally in turnover margin with +14 turnover margin (+1.08 pg).

2007 | Senior Year

Named Blue Ribbon Yearbook Preseason First-Team All-Conference.