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  Jay Goff
Jay Goff

Player Profile

Salem, OR

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200



At Stanford: Tremendous athlete who has been one of Stanford's top performers on the track the team the past four years ... Second year as a walk-on to the Cardinal football program ... Placed second in the Pac-10 Decathlon in 2001 with 7,428 points, which ranks as the third best all-time at Stanford ... Competing for playing time at wide receiver in 2003 ... Came to Stanford as one of the top track athletes in the nation from Cascade High School in Oregon.

The 2002 Season: Fourth year at Stanford, but first season as a member of the Cardinal football team ... Walk-on receiver who joined the football program in August ... Did not receive playing time in '02. In Track: Four-year member of the Cardinal track and field program ... Has placed his name in the Cardinal record book as one of the best decathletes on The Farm ... Finished fifth in the javelin at the 2003 Pac-10 Championships (205-9) ... As a sophomore in 2001, he scored 7,428 points, good for second place in the Pac-10 Championships and third all-time at Stanford ... Participated in the 2001 NCAA Championships in the decathlon ... As a freshman in 2000, he set a school freshman record by scoring 7,007 in the decathlon at the Mt. SAC Relays ... Redshirted the 2002 season in track ... Still has one more year of eligibility in track.

In High School: One of the nation's top prep decathletes from Salem, Oregon ... He came to Stanford as a two-time national champion and a six-time All-America in the decathlon and a seven-time Oregon State champion ... Set a national prep record in the decathlon by scoring 7,029 points in 1998 ... Became only the third person in Oregon history to win four state titles in one year ... In 1999, he placed first in the state in the javelin, 400m dash, 110 high hurdles and 300 intermediate hurdles ... Won 13 Capital Conference championships ... Named Conference MVP in track three years ... Also played football, basketball and baseball in high school ... In football, he played running back, wide receiver, cornerback, outside linebacker and punter ... He earned All-Conference as a junior at corner and as a punter (42.5 average) ... Named All-Conference his senior season as a running back and punter ... Honorable mention All-America as a running back ... Conference Co-MVP following his senior season ... Four-year starter in basketball ... Three-time second-team All-Conference selection ... Played baseball for four years, earning Summer Oregon Senior League All-Star recognition each year ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Class Valedictorian ... Drummer for the concert, jazz and pep bands.

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