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#16 Jared Goff
Position: Quarterback
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 195
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Novato, CA
High School: Marin Catholic HS
Experience: 1 Letter
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Cal Career
Career Stats
*Changed to his current uniform No. 16 following 2013 spring practices when he wore No. 9

2013 (Freshman)
Game Logs
*Earned honorable mention All-Pac-12 honors in his first collegiate season as he set Cal single-season records for passing yards (3,508), total offense (3,446), passes completed (320) and passes attempted (531), while tying a school-record with five 300-yard passing games
*Picked up the single-season passing yardage mark on his final throw of the season at Stanford on a play in which he suffered a season-ending injury
*Set single-game school marks for passing yards (504 vs. Washington State) and attempts (64 vs. Northwestern)
*Helped Cal set a single-season school record for team passing yards (3,977)
*Completed 320-of-531 passes for a completion rating of 60.3% with 18 touchdowns and 10 interceptions, tying for 10th on Cal’s all-time single-season list for touchdown passes
*One of only three Cal players to start all 12 contests and the only true freshman in school history to start every game at quarterback
*Listed among the Pac-12 and national rankings in completions per game (26.7 cpg, No. 3 Pac-12, No. 6 NCAA), passing yards per game (292.3 ypg, No. 3 Pac-12, No. 12 NCAA), passing yards (3,508, No. 5 Pac-12, No. 18 NCAA), total offense (287.2 ypg, No. 6 Pac-12, No. 24 NCAA), passing touchdowns (18, No. 9 Pac-12, No. 53 NCAA), passing yards per completion (10.96 ypc, No. 9 Pac-12, No. 84 NCAA), completion percentage (60.3%, No. 10 Pac-12, No. 57 NCAA), passing efficiency (123.18, No. 11 Pac-12, No. 84 NCAA), points responsible for per game (9.5 ppg, No. 13 Pac-12, No. 89 NCAA) and points responsible for (114, No. 16 Pac-12, No. 92 NCAA)
*Rushed 59 times for a loss of 62 yards and one touchdown, while adding a single reception for a loss of one yard
*Passed for 450 yards or more in three of his first five games to mark three of the four 450-yard passing games in Cal history and become only the second quarterback in Pac-12 history to pass for 450 or more yards three or more times in his career, equaling the three times Arizona State’s Andrew Walter passed for 450 or more yards in 2002
*Registered five 300-yard passing game to rank tied for fourth all-time at Cal
*Completed at least 30 passes seven times
*Completed nine passes of 50 or more yards
*Registered a school-record 504 passing yards that were also the third most by a Pac-12 quarterback in 2013 on 33-of-59 passing with two touchdowns and an interception in the team’s fifth game of the season against Washington State
*Also completed an 89-yard touchdown pass to Chris Harper that was the longest play from scrimmage for both Cal’s and the entire the Pac-12 during the 2012 campaign, as well as the second-longest passing play in school history
*Completed 39-of-64 passes to set single-game school records in both categories for 450 yards with two touchdowns and three interceptions as the first quarterback in Cal history to start a season-opener in a 44-30 loss to Northwestern at Memorial Stadium, earning National Freshman of the Week and Pac-12 Freshman of the Week honors from Athlon
*Threw for 485 yards on 33-of-51 passing with two touchdowns and no interceptions while also rushing for a one-yard score in the second game of the season in a 37-30 win over Portland State
*Completed 31-of-53 passes for 371 yards with three touchdowns and an interception against Ohio State, earning Athlon Sports Pac-12 Freshman of the Week honors for the second time in the first three games
*Followed his school-record performance against Washington State with five more straight contests of 200 or more passing yards at UCLA (26-43-1-215-0), vs. Oregon State (21-31-1-220-0), at Washington (32-54-0-336-1), vs. Arizona (34-56-2-289-4) and vs. USC (35-49-0-260-3)
*His four touchdown passes against Arizona were a career high and nearly rallied the Golden Bears in a 33-28 defeat
*Finished his rookie campaign on the road at Colorado (23-45-1-173-0) and Stanford (10-19-0-194-1) as he was knocked out of the game against the Cardinal on his final throw for a 62-yard completion to Richard Rodgers that gave him Cal’s single-season record for passing yardage
*Rushed three times for a career-high 18 yards against Arizona
*On the College Football Performance Awards National Freshman Performer of the Year watch list
*Punted three times for an average of 40.3 yards with a long of 44, two touchbacks and one punt inside the opponents’ 20-yard line with all of his punting action coming at Colorado
*Cal’s top newcomer/recruit prior to the season according to 247Sports/Sporting News, Lindy’s and USA Today, while Athlon had him as the team’s No. 2 recruit
*The No. 20 national freshman quarterback before the season according to Phil Steele, while Athlon had him as its No. 25 national quarterback recruit and No. 37 overall Pac-12 recruit
*Won the starting job in training camp after being listed as one of three quarterbacks in a battle for the starting position on the preseason depth chart along with Zach Kline and Austin Hinder, with Athlon ranking the quarterback battle as one of the top 12 in the nation in its preseason magazine
*Completed 7-of-15 passes for 66 yards, including a six-yard touchdown pass to Drake Whitehurst, and also had nine yards rushing on three carries in the spring game
*One of two true freshmen along with Matt Anderson who was a mid-year enrollee and participated with the team during its spring practices

Marin Catholic HS (2010-12)
*Passed for a combined 7,687 yards and 93 touchdowns with 18 interceptions in three varsity seasons from 2010-12, completing 477-of-767 passes (62.2%)
*Three varsity teams combined to post a 39-4 overall record and 20-1 Marin County League mark on their way to one appearance in the state title game, one North Coast Section crown, three NCS playoff appearances and three MCL championships
*Earned All-American honors from SuperPrep as a 2012 senior and played in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl, completing 4-of-6 passes for 29 yards, and was also selected for the Cal State Game but did not play due to injury
*Racked up other honors as a senior, being named to the Top 150 Dream Team (PrepStar), second-team All-State (Cal-Hi Sports), All-NorCal (MaxPreps), Metro Player of the Year (San Francisco Chronicle), North Bay Player of the Year, first-team All-Metro (Bay Area News Group, San Francisco Chronicle), Marin County League Player of the Year and first-team All-MCL
*Led the Metro Area with 3,692 passing yards and 40 touchdown throws as a senior, completing 235-of-368 passes (63.9%) while throwing 12 interceptions
*Threw for 262 yards and four TDs and ran for another in the Division III state championship game loss to San Diego Madison that completed a 14-2 senior season in which his squad won NCS and MCL titles
*Completed 185-of-299 passes (61.9%) for 3,179 yards with 44 touchdowns to only four interceptions as a 2011 junior to earn first-team All-State (MaxPreps), first-team All-Metro, MCL Player of the Year and first-team All-MCL honors for a team that reached the NCS finals and won the MCL title while compiling a 13-1 overall record and a 6-1 league mark
*Completed 57-of-100 passes (57.0%) for 816 yards with nine touchdowns and two interceptions as a 2010 sophomore for a team that won the MCL title and advanced to the NCS semifinals before finishing 12-1 overall and 7-0 in league play

*Full name is Jared Thomas Goff
*Born October 14, 1994
*Parents are Jerry and Nancy Goff
*Dad was a catcher who played Major League Baseball with Montreal (1990, 1992), Pittsburgh (1993-94) and Detroit (1995-96) following his collegiate baseball career at Cal that included All-America, All-District 8 and All-Pac-10 honors in 1986
*Major is undeclared
*A four-star quarterback in the 2012 recruiting class according to 247Sports Composite, 247Sports, ESPN, MaxPreps, Rivals and Scout, while PrepStar gave him three stars
*Ranked as high as No. 8 nationally as a pro style quarterback according to Rivals
*PrepStar (No. 9 pro style) and SuperPrep (No. 9) also had him among the nation’s top 10 quarterbacks as well, while he was also on lists by 247Sports (No. 15 pro style), 247Sports Composite (No. 15 pro style), MaxPreps (No. 15 pro style), ESPN (No. 20) and Scout (No. 21)
*Ranked among the nation’s top overall players by Rivals (No. 140), PrepStar (No. 148), 247Sports Composite (No. 217), Scout (No. 234) and ESPN (No. 267)
*Listed among ESPN’s top players overall in his region at No. 34, while he was No. 18 in SuperPrep’s rankings of players in California/Hawaii/Nevada
*Among the top players overall in the state of California by Rivals (No. 15), 247Sports Composite (No. 25), ESPN (No. 26) and 247Sports (No. 34)
*2012 Elite 11 finalist
*MVP of the 2012 Oakland Nike Football Training Camp

*Pass Completions: 39 (vs. Northwestern, 2013)
*Pass Attempts: 64 (vs. Northwestern, 2013)
*Passing Yards: 504 (vs. Washington State, 2013)
Passing TDs: 4 (vs. Arizona, 2013)
Long Pass: 89TD (vs. Washington State)
Interceptions: 3 (vs. Northwestern, 2013)
Rushes: 9 (at Washington, 2013)
Rushing Yards: 18 (vs. Arizona, 2013)
Rushing TDs: 1 (vs. Portland State, 2013)
Long Rush: 17 (vs. Portland State, 2013)
Receptions: 1 (vs. USC, 2013)
Receiving Yards: -1 (vs. USC, 2013)
Long Reception: -1 (vs. USC, 2013)
All-Purpose Yards: 9 (at Colorado, 2013)
Points: 6 (vs. Portland State, 2013)
*Cal single-game record

Last Updated
January 21, 2014


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