On Goodwin: Joined UMass as a transfer from Boston College in training camp of 2007 ... Excellent speed at cornerback ... Comes off solid spring ... Showing improvement in grasping defensive technique ... Has tremendous upside to be a playmaker.
As a redshirt sophomore in 2008: Played in eight games this season ... Recorded seven tackles on the season, two of which came at URI (11/1) ... Returned a kick against Delaware for seven yards.
As a redshirt freshman in 2007: Played in final 12 games of the season after coming in late from Boston College ... Had a total of six tackles playing on special teams and as a back-up cornerback ... Had two assisted tackles against Fordham (11/24) in NCAA First Round and New Hampshire (11/10) ... Solo tackles at Hofstra (11/17) and at Boston College (9/29) ... Had a pass break-up.
As a freshman in 2006 (at Boston College): Took a redshirt season at Boston College in Chestnut Hill.
Before College: Earned Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic honors as a senior at Natick High School; played wide receiver and defensive back for coach Tom Lamb ... Was a two-time All-Bay State League selection ... Led the 2005 Redmen to a perfect 13-0 record and the Eastern Mass. Division 2 Super Bowl title ... Made 29 catches for 679 yards and nine touchdowns in 2005 ... Totaled 53 tackles, including two sacks; made seven interceptions ... Completed his career with 1,273 receiving yards and 14 touchdowns... Played in the 28th annual Shriners Classical (June 2006); scored his team's first touchdown on a 100-yard kickoff return ... Also starred on the school's track team.
Personal: Reshaude Q. Goodwin ... Born April 6, 1987 in Boston, Mass. ... Son of Mary Goodwin and Reggie Thorton ... Brother of Anasia, Reggie and Samone ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.