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Mark Goebel
Mark Goebel

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Milford, Mich.

High School:
Brother Rice

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 228

Position:
LB

Birthdate:
06/03/1981

Experience:
3L


Opens preseason camp listed No. 2 on the depth chart at MIKE linebacker, behind incumbent Ronald Stanley...returned to linebacker with the installation of the spread offense, which eliminates the fullback position...produced four tackles in the March 29 scrimmage...AS A JUNIOR: Appeared in all 12 games in 2002, including five starts at fullback (vs. Rice, California, Notre Dame, Minnesota and Michigan)...played a total of 172 minutes, including a career-high 21.5 minutes vs. Rice...did not have any touches as a ball carrier but caught four passes for 37 yards (9.2 avg.)...had two catches for 27 yards vs. Purdue, including a career-best 16 yarder...AS A SOPHOMORE: Saw action in 10 games in 2001, primarily on special teams, and played 56 minutes...sidelined for two games (vs. Minnesota and Wisconsin) with a sprained right shoulder...registered six tackles (2 solos, 4 assists)...had two stops each vs. Missouri (1-1), Penn State (1-1) and Purdue (0-2)...named Spartan Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Missouri (9 production points)...made the transition from WILL linebacker to fullback at the start of preseason camp...AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in all 11 games as a true freshman in 2000 and played 86 minutes...worked behind Drew Young at WILL linebacker...had 11 tackles (3 solos, 8 assists), including a season-high five stops vs. Illinois (1-4)...HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Featured on PrepStar's and SuperPrep's All-Midwest Teams...ranked among the state's top players by Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report (No. 11), Lansing State Journal (No. 12), The Midwest Football Recruiting News (No. 14), The Detroit News (No. 16) and Detroit Free Press (No. 25)...earned all-state and all-metro honors in 1999...rushed for 1,585 yards (5.7 avg.) and 15 touchdowns as a senior...finished the regular season as the fourth-leading rusher in Oakland County...recorded 126 tackles from his linebacker position...picked up nearly 900 yards rushing as a junior and scored 12 TDs...three-year starter and three-time team MVP for Coach Al Fracassa at Brother Rice High School in Bloomfield Hills, Mich....son of Karl and Kristin Goebel... born June 3, 1981...majoring in sociology.

Goebel's Statistics
	G/GS	UT	AT	TM
2000	11/0	3	8	11
2001	10/0	2	4	6
2002	12/5	--	--	--
Career	33/5	5	12	17

Receiving No. Yds. Avg. TD LG 2002 4 37 9.2 0 16

Goebel's Career Highs Tackles: 5, vs. Illinois (2000)