The Notre Dame football team took a break from preparations for the ND-FSU matchup in the Champs Sports Bowl to visit some special kids - then were able to act like kids during a visit to Universal Orlando.
2012: Saw action in 10 games ... recorded seven receptions on the season, and three resulted in touchdowns and two exceeded 35 yards ... registered 159 receiving yards and a 22.7 yard per catch average ... hauled in a 50-yard touchdown pass from sophomore QB Everett Golson against Wake Forest (Nov. 17) ... hauled in an 18-yard touchdown pass from to give Notre Dame a 21-3 lead at Boston College (Nov. 10) ... registered a spectacular 36-yard, one-handed grab in the victory at No. 10 Michigan State (Sept. 15) ... had a critical 10-yard grab on the game-winning drive in the fourth quarter against Purdue (Sept. 8) ... helped the Irish convert a third-and-six play from the Notre Dame 49-yard line ... started in the season opener against Navy (Sept. 1) ... finished out the regular season with one catch against USC (Nov. 24) for 23 yards.
2011 (SENIOR): Played in all 13 games, starting the Champs Sports Bowl against Florida State, serving as a punter returner and reserve wide receiver for the Irish ... caught seven passes for 65 yards ... returned punts in four games, with a long return of 13 against Michigan ... caught passes in six games, with a long of 17 in a win at Wake Forest.
2010 (JUNIOR): Played in all 13 games for the Irish, making starting appearances against Boston College, Pittsburgh and Navy ... recorded 15 receptions for 146 yards ... registered two plays (reception, punt return) of 20 yards or more ... eight of 15 catches resulted in a TD or first down ... four of four receptions on third-down plays resulted in a TD or first down ... added 13 punt returns for 17 yards ... completed one of two passes for 32 yards, including a TD ... tossed a 32-yard TD pass to Michael Floyd against Western Michigan ... caught five passes for 59 yards against Stanford ... collected three receptions for 19 yards against Boston College ... totaled 15 yards on two receptions against Pittsburgh ... hauled in two receptions against both Navy and Tulsa ... registered three punt returns against Army ... hauled in a 30-yard catch in the Hyundai Sun Bowl victory over Miami (Fla.) ... totaled 256 snaps on offense, fifth most of any Irish wide receiver.
2009 (SOPHOMORE): Played in nine games for Irish (did not play against Michigan, Purdue and Stanford) and recorded first career start against USC ... saw playing time increase as season progressed ... caught six passes for 104 yards and one touchdown ... also rushed twice for 14 yards ... returned five punts for 56 yards with long return of 24 yards against Nevada ... caught one pass for nine yards and rushed once for 13 yards after lining up at quarterback against USC ... recorded three receptions for 22 yards against Boston College ... gained 73 yards on two catches against Washington State including 64-yard TD reception from quarterback Dayne Crist ... TD reception against Cougars came in Alamodome, site of his last TD reception in 2008 U.S. Army All-America Game ... logged 53:45 of playing time and made nine appearances on special teams.
Did not see any game action.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio ... one of five Irish players placed on the EA Sports All-America third team ... placed on Detroit Free Press' Best of the Midwest Top 20 team as the 20th-best player and fifth-best wide receiver ... moved to quarterback as a senior and guided his team to an undefeated regular season and No. 1 ranking before falling in the state semifinals ... received all-state honors from the Indiana Associated Press as a senior ... awarded the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel's PrepSports Football Player of the Year as a senior ... named first-team all-state by the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette ... considered by Scout.com to be the top player in Indiana and the 21st-best wide receiver nationally ... rated by Rivals.com as the third-best player in Indiana (one spot behind teammate Braxston Cave) and the 51st-best wide receiver ... completed 95 of 175 passes for 1,697 yards and 16 touchdowns with only two interceptions and rushed 98 times for 535 yards ... during his senior season, totaled 199 yards on seven receptions, returned eight kickoffs for 191 yards and 22 punts for 309 yards ... totaled 28 tackles while snagging two interceptions and averaged 35.3 yards per punt ... named the state's best defensive back and was a finalist for the Mr. Football award ... earned all-conference accolades as a wide receiver following his junior season and as a quarterback after his senior season ... played for coach Chris Svarczkopf at Bishop Dwenger ... son of Andy and Julie Goodman ... youngest child (two older sisters, one older brother) ... brother T.J. played football at University of St. Francis (Ind.) ... graduated from Mendoza College of Business in May 2012, earning a degree in management-consulting ... currently enrolled in graduate studies program.