Team

DeJon Gomes
SS #24
Height:
6-0
Weight:
201
Age:
24
College:
Nebraska
Hometown:
Hayward, CA
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2013):

TCKL
9
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 84 55 29 0.0 0 6 1 49 -- 49 0 0 1
2013 DET 16 0 9 8 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2012 WAS 15 3 40 26 14 0.0 -- 4 1 49 49 49 0 0 1
2011 WAS 15 5 35 21 14 0.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 MIN W 34-24 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @ARI L 21-25 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @WAS W 27-20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 CHI W 40-32 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @GB L 9-22 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @CLE W 31-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 CIN L 24-27 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 DAL W 31-30 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 @CHI W 21-19 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 @PIT L 27-37 3 3 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 TB L 21-24 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 GB W 40-10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 @PHI L 20-34 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 BAL L 16-18 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 NYG L 20-23 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 @MIN L 13-14 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS:

  • Claimed off waivers by the Detroit Lions on September 1, 2013.
  • Released by the Redskins on August 31, 2013.
  • Drafted by the Washington Redskins in the fifth round (146th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

PRO:

2012: Played in 15 games for the Redskins (three starts), totaling 32 tackles (20 solo), one interception, four pass defenses, one fumble recovery and eight special teams tackles.

  • Posted five tackles (two solo) and recorded first career interception (QB Drew Brees) in Week 1 at New Orleans (9/9).
  • Registered seven solo tackles and one pass defense in Week 2 at St. Louis.
  • Posted three tackles (one solo) and assisted on one special teams tackle in Week 3 vs. Cincinnati (9/23).
  • Registered four tackles (three solo) in Week 5 vs. Atlanta (10/7).
  • Recorded two tackles (one solo) and two pass defenses in Week 11 vs. Philadelphia (11/18).
  • Posted six tackles (five solo) and first career fumble recovery in Week 12 on Thanksgiving Day at Dallas (11/22).
  • Registered three tackles (one solo) and assisted on one special teams tackle in Week 13 vs. New York Giants (12/3).
  • Posted one assisted tackle and assisted on one special teams tackle in Week 14 vs. Baltimore (12/9).
  • Recorded two tackles (one solo), two pass defenses and two special team tackles in Week 11 vs. Philadelphia (11/18).
  • Inactive in Week 17 vs. Dallas (12/30) due to knee injury.
  • Saw action on special teams in the NFC Wild Card Game vs. Seattle (1/6).

2011: Played in 15 games (five starts) as a rookie for the Redskins and amassed 29 tackles (18 solo), two pass defenses and six special team tackles.

  • Assisted on one special teams tackle in Week 2 vs. Arizona (9/18).
  • Recorded his first career start at strong safety and posted 13 tackles (6 solo) and assisted on one special teams tackle in Week 11 vs. Dallas (11/20).
  • Posted one solo tackle in Week 13 vs. New York Jets (12/4).
  • Posted five tackles (four solo) and one pass defense in Week 14 vs. New England (12/11).

COLLEGE:

2010: Started all 14 games while totaling 99 tackles (51 solo), one sack, three interceptions, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.

  • Earned Honorable-Mention All-Big 12 by the coaches and the Associated Press and named Second-Team All-Big 12 by the Kansas City Star.

2009: In first season at Nebraska, played in 13 games (six starts).

  •  Totaled 46 tackles (26 solo) and four interceptions (third on team) while earning Honorable-Mention All-Big 12 choice by the coaches and the Associated Press.

2008: Registered 39 tackles, four interceptions and 14 pass defenses for which he earned all-conference honors.

2007: At City College of San Francisco, amassed 34 tackles, four interceptions and seven pass defenses while helping the Rams to a national championship.

PERSONAL: Attended James Logan (Union City, Calif.) High School.

  • During his senior season, rushed for 1,000 yards and 24 touchdowns as a running back.
  • Majored in psychology at Nebraska.
  • Son of Norman and Deon Goolsby.

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

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  • Caldwell on being a leader in the community

    (2:02) Posted Apr 17, 2014

    Head coach Jim Caldwell talks to the media following his keynote speech for an event hosted by the United Auto Workers and Ford Motor Company.

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