2010: Saw action in 12 games in 2010 after being hampered by injury in 2009 ... named the 2010 American Eagle Outfitters BIG EAST Football Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the first time a UC player has won that award ... also named to the BIG EAST all-Academic squad ... a key player on UC's special teams units ... rushed nine times for 75 yards and two touchdowns in the home opener against Indiana State ... also returned a kick 15 yards ... carried three times for 19 yards and snagged a tackle at NC State ... had a four-yard touchdown reception against Oklahoma, the first of his career ... carried a season-best 10 times for 68 yards and a touchdown against Miami (OH) ... totaled 196 rushing yards on 31 carries, ranking second on the team ... has five receptions for 17 yards and a touchdown with three returned kicks for 41 yards ... earned a bachelor's degree in the spring of 2010, enrolling in grad school prior to the season starting.
2009: Limited to seven games due to injury ... saw action mostly on special teams ... earned the team's Jim Kelly Coaches Spirit Award ... finished with 11 carries for 33 yards, one reception for 11 yards, and three tackles ... had five carries for 23 yards against Illinois ... also added 11 yards receiving on a reception ... had special teams tackles against Louisville and Connecticut.
2008: Played in all 14 games, averaging 4.6 yards per rush ... scored a team-high seven rushing touchdowns ... averaged 10.9 yards per reception (26-for-283) ... had nine carries, 62 yards and a touchdown against Eastern Kentucky ... had eight carries for 27 yards, two receptions for 10 yards at No. 4/4 Oklahoma ... had 13 carries for 63 yards and a season-high two touchdowns against Miami (OH) ... also had a kick return for 43 yards against the RedHawks ... had nine carries for 27 yards and two kick returns for 39 yards at Akron ... finished with 56 yards on eight carries, a touchdown and a 3-yard reception at Marshall ... had 41-yard reception finishing with three catches and 68 yards and two rushes for 11 yards at Connecticut ... had season-high 78 yards rushing on season-high 17 carries with a touchdown against USF ... also had three receptions for 43 yards and one 23-yard kick return against the Bulls ... rushed seven times for 14 yards and had three receptions, including a season-long 66-yard reception at West Virginia ... 10 carries for 77 yards, including a season-long 37-yard carry at Louisville ... against Pittsburgh had 11 carries for 29 yards ... earned his first career start at running back against Syracuse and finished with 10 carries, one touchdown, and 67 yards, adding two receptions for 14 yards ... had a game-high 14 carries for 49 yards at Hawai'i and had three kick returns for 90 yards, including a 41-yard kickoff return.
2007: Redshirted ... garnered the program's offensive Scout Team Player of the Year recognition for a second consecutive season.
2006: Entered the program as a running back and moved to the defensive side early in the season ... competed in all 13 games as a member of the kickoff and punt teams ... earned a share of UC's Scout Team Player of the Year award ... named Scout Team Player of the Week for the Pittsburgh game ... Bearcat Academic Honor Roll (Fall 2006, Winter 2007).
Brother Rice High School: First-team all-state selection as a senior for head coach Al Fracassa ... helped the Warriors to a 12-2 record and the 2005 Division II state championship ... rushed for 1,917 yards, averaging 7.4 yards per carry, and 18 touchdowns and fi nished with 2,145 all-purpose yards and 21 TDs in his final campaign ... two-way performer who made 67 tackles, five pass breakups and had four interceptions and two fumble recoveries as a safety ... captain of the Detroit Free Press All-State Dream Team and was honored on the Detroit News Dream Team ... ranked No. 13 on the Detroit Free Press Michigan Fab 50 Football Prospects ... rushed for 1,173 yards as a junior to earn first team all-league and all-Catholic recognition ... boasted perfect attendance from grades 6-12.
John Henry Goebel: Born Nov. 19, 1987... son of Karl and Kristin Goebel ... older brother, Mark played football at Michigan State.
Academic Major: Marketing.