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2009 (Freshman): 13 games, 30 tackles (21 solo, 2.5 for loss) and one forced fumble
2010 (Sophomore): 13 games, 84 tackles (49 solo, 7.5 for loss), two interceptions, five passes broken up and three sacks.
2011 (Junior): 13 games, 80 tackles (54 solo, six for loss), two interceptions, four passes broken up and one sack.
2012 (Senior): 10 games, 61 tackles (36 solo, four for loss), one interception and one touchdown.
Gooden made the transition from safety to linebacker prior to his freshman season at Missouri and made an impact at his new position that first season. He recorded 30 tackles and a forced fumble as a primary backup at two linebacker positions, including being behind former first-round pick Sean Weatherspoon on the weak side.
The talented linebacker began his sophomore campaign as a starter and never looked back. He led the team with 84 tackles and acted as a leader both on and off the field.
While Gooden's tackle numbers went down in 2011, he remained an important playmaker from the linebacker position and one of the most consistent performers in the conference.
Held back by a hamstring injury as a senior in 2012, Gooden missed two games and didn't possess the same stellar numbers that we saw the past two seasons.
All statistics provided by CFB Stats.