47 Matt Goad
47 Matt Goad
Height: 6-1
Weight: 205
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Gurnee, Ill.
High School: Lake Forest Academy
Position: LB

2015: Second-team all-UAA and honorable-mention all-SAA ... Made career-high 11 tackles, two quarterback hurries, 1.5 tackles for loss and a 0.5 sack at #23 Case (10/31) ... WUSTL Offensive Player of the Game at Case ... Capital One First-Team Academic All-District 5 ... National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society ... Academic all-UAA.

2014: Suffered a season ending injury. 

2013: UAA Defensive Athlete of the Week on Oct. 7 … Appeared in first six games as backup linebacker and key component on special teams … Ninth on the team with 29 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks despite missing final five games of season with an injury … Recorded season-high six tackles in three games … Had six tackles, three tackles for loss, a sack and a fumble return in 44-7 win vs. Berry (10/5) … USA College Football Honorable Mention Player of the Week on Oct. 9 … WUSTL Defensive Player of the Game vs. Berry and Special Teams Player of the Game vs. Centre … Academic all-UAA.

2012: Second-team all-UAA … Started three of 10 games played … Fourth on the team with 51 tackles as a freshman … Also second on the team in tackles for loss (seven) … Had career-best eight tackles, including two for loss, in 28-23 win vs. Kenyon (9/22) … Recorded five or more tackles in seven games … Had first career interception in 34-14 loss vs. #15 Wabash (10/13) … UAA Defensive Athlete of the Week on Oct. 1 … Dean's Award (Most Valuable Freshman) and Scott Swofford Award (Special Teams MVP).

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterwinner in football and track at Lake Forest Academy … Team captain … Recorded 108 tackles and had seven touchdowns (five rushing, two receiving) as a senior … First-team all-Catholic League at linebacker … Also made 106 tackles as a junior … Lake County all-Area … Transferred to Lake Forest Academy as a senior … In track, ran a school record 10.7 in the 100 meters … Head of School/Dean's List all eight semesters … Academic All-State.

PERSONAL: Majoring in systems engineering and finance with a minor in mathematics … Son of Dale and Liz Goad.