University of Iowa Athletics
RB

#15 Tyler Goodson

Height 5-10
Weight 200 lbs.
Class So.
Hometown Suwanee, Ga.
High School North Gwinnett

Hawk Item – – One of eight true freshmen to see action in 2019 . . . first true freshman ever to lead the team in rushing yards.

2020 Honors – – Named to Doak Walker Award preseason Watch List . . . preseason second-team All-Big Ten by Athlon Sports . . . preseason third-team All-Big Ten by Phil Steele.

2019 – – Saw action in all 13 games, with four starts . . . led team in rushing and attempts with 134 attempts for 638 yards and five touchdowns . . . also had 24 receptions for 166 yards . . . saw first action of career in 38-14 win over Miami as offense gained 213 net rushing yards and 465 yards total offense . . . rushed nine times for 36 yards in first career action, with one reception for four yards . . . saw action in 30-0 win over Rutgers as offense gained 438 yards total offense . . . 10 rushing attempts for 53 yards vs. Rutgers, with a long of 19 yards, along with two pass receptions . . . saw action in 18-17 win at Iowa State . . . three rushing attempts for 16 yards at Iowa State, along with career-best three receptions for 11 yards . . . saw action in 48-3 win over Middle Tennessee as offense gained 644 yards total offense . . . career rushing best of 97 yards on 12 carries, with a long of 27 yards . . . also had three receptions for seven yards . . . saw action in 10-3 loss at #18 Michigan . . . rushed six times for 15 yards at Michigan, while collecting career-best five receptions for 61 yards . . . saw action in 17-12 loss to #9 Penn State . . . rushed eight times for 35 yards vs. PSU, along with one reception for nine yards . . . saw action in 26-20 win over Purdue . . . five rushing attempts for six yards vs. Purdue, along with two receptions for 38 yards . . . saw action in 20-0 win at Northwestern . . . led team in rushing with 11 carries for 58 yards at Northwestern, while adding two receptions for seven yards . . . saw action in 24-22 loss at #16 Wisconsin . . . rushed five times for 26 yards and had one reception for six yards at Wisconsin . . . started at running back in 23-19 win over #7 Minnesota, earning his first career start . . . 13 rushing attempts for 94 yards vs. Minnesota, including a 10-yard touchdown run . . . started at running back in 19-10 win over Illinois as offense gained 387 yards total offense . . . rushed career-high 21 times for 38 yards and a touchdown, along with one reception for three yards . . . scored on two-yard run to cap opening drive of the game . . . started at running back in 27-24 win at Nebraska . . . career-high 116 rushing yards on 13 attempts at Nebraska, with one touchdown . . . career-long 55-yard touchdown run in the first quarter . . . started at running back in 49-24 Holiday Bowl win over #22 USC . . . 18 rushing attempts for 48 yards and one touchdown vs. USC, along with three receptions for 20 yards . . . one-yard touchdown run capped 90-yard scoring drive in the third quarter.

High school honors – – Named Georgia Player of the Year as a senior . . . earned all-county, all-region, and all-state honors as a senior . . . Career – – Holds top two single game rushing marks in school history with 295 yards (three touchdowns) and 245 yards (two touchdowns) . . . as a senior rushed 159 times for 1,180 yards and 25 touchdowns . . . 178 rushing attempts for 1,437 yards and 25 touchdowns as a junior . . . surpassed 1,200 rushing yards as a freshman . . . helped team to 7A state title as a junior, with 898 rushing yards in four playoff games . . . team captain as a junior and senior . . . also lettered in baseball, basketball, and track.

Personal – – Born 11/10/2000 . . . sports medicine major . . . parents are Felicia and Maurice Goodson . . . high school coach was Bill Stewart.