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C.J. Gooden
59   C.J. Gooden

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Ashdown, Ark.

High School:
Ashdown

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 220

Position:
Linebacker

Experience:
RS


02/06/2013

TULSA FOOTBALL SIGNS 21 HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS

Hurricane football gets 12 signees on defense, seven on offense and two athletes

Tulsa - Was one of several true freshmen to sit out the 2013 season due to red-shirt status . . . showed a lot of promise during spring drills . . . will continue to improve as he learns the defense . . . has the ability to make big plays.

High School - Was a three-year starter at Ashdown High School . . . played middle linebacker and tight end . . . recorded 110 tackles, four sacks and two interceptions as a senior . . . earned first-team Democrat-Gazette all-area honors as a junior and senior . . . received all-state honors by the Democrat Gazette his senior campaign . . . was the 10th-ranked senior prospect in Arkansas in the postseason by Rivals.com . . . earned Arkansas Class 3A first-team all-state honors his senior season . . . was credited with 106 tackles and 15 sacks as a junior, while earning all-conference merits . . . totaled 111 tackles, 10 TFLs and four sacks in his sophomore season . . . was named to the Arkansas Super Sophomore Team . . . high school coach was Matt Richardson.

Personal - Favorite video game as a child was "Super Mash Brothers" . . . favorite NFL player is Peyton manning . . . his favorite movie is Lion King and his sports movie is Remember the Titans . . . if he could invite two people to dinner they would be NBA star Lebron James and comedian Kevin Hart . . . his favorite TV show is "Family Guy" . . . parents are Jarvis and Angie Cook . . . majoring is exercise & sports science . . . full name is Carlo James Gooden, Jr. . . . born March 4, 1994.