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Demetrius Goode
Demetrius  Goode


LaGrange, Ga.

High School:
LaGrange, Ga./Hargrave Academy

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 205

Running Back


OUTLOOK: Demetrius Goode will compete for playing time in the Crimson Tide backfield in 2010 ... the junior has played in three career games ... has nine career carries for 24 yards ... showed the ability to catch the ball out of the backfield during spring practice in 2010.

2009 (SOPHOMORE): Goode played in 11 games and carried the ball 16 times for 108 yards in 2009 ... had a season-high 70 yards against Chattanooga on 11 carries. Virginia Tech: Played but did not record any statistics. Florida International: Got his first carries of the season off the bench against the Panthers ... rushing four times for 24 yards. North Texas: Carried the ball one time for 14 yards in a win over the Mean Green. Kentucky: Came off the bench but did not record any statistics. Mississippi: Played on special teams, but did not have any statistics. South Carolina: Saw action on special teams for the Tide, but did not record any statistics. Tennessee: Participated on special teams but did not record any statistics. LSU: Part of the special teams unit but did not record any statistics. Chattanooga: Came off the bench to run for a career-best 70 yards on 11 carries ... was part of an Alabama rushing attack that amassed 313 yards on the ground. Auburn: Played on special teams but did not see time in the backfield. Texas: Saw action on special team, but did not record any statistics.

2008 (FRESHMAN): Goode played in three games for Alabama as a redshirt freshman in 2008 ... saw the field against Western Kentucky and then in back-to-back SEC games against Mississippi State and Auburn ... carried the ball nine times for 24 yards ... recorded a career-best seven carries for 21 yards against Western Kentucky, including a long rush of seven yards ... had two rushes for three yards vs. Mississippi State ... played but did not record statistics against Auburn in the Iron Bowl.

2007 (REDSHIRT): He sat out the year after injuring his knee prior to season.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Goode was rated 22nd among all players in the prep school top 50 ... after an outstanding prep career at Troup High School in LaGrange, Ga., Goode attended Hargrave Military Academy in Virginia during the 2006 season ... while at Troup High School, Goode was a highly regarded running back ... the nation's No. 8 all-purpose back and the No. 17 prospect in Georgia by ... a 2005 Prep Star All-American ... primarily a running back, he also saw some action as a defensive back and on kickoff returns ... rushed for 1,630 yards and 20 touchdowns as a senior ... named the Area Offensive Player of the Year by The LaGrange Daily News ... played in the Georgia North-South All-Star Game ... ran for 1,110 yards in his junior season ... gained approximately 800 yards as a sophomore and had a kickoff return for a touchdown ... team advanced to the state playoffs all four years ... three-year all-county selection ... first-team All-State by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and was named to the paper's list of the top prospects in Georgia ... two-year member of the track team ... served in the school's mentor program ... a cousin, Kelly Reed, plays football for West Georgia... coached by Tommy Walburn at Troup High School and was coached by Marty Talbert at Hargrave Academy.