Scouting Report: Dallas Goedert, TE, South Dakota State

DALLAS GOEDERT | SOUTH DAKOTA STATE | TE | 6032 | 255 | 4.82E | 2018

Goedert is an oversized wide receier that lines up all over the field, he’s a powerful runner with the football in his hands and he has exceptional ball skills. He has the ability to make plays he has no business making, namely the one handed catch against Villanova in 2017 that was just ridiculous. He has an excellent catching radius and makes plays on poorly thrown balls that most receivers couldn’t convert. He’s a functional inline blocker as a traditional Y end but he’s just as effective off set in the backfield. Goedert also gets used on end arounds, bubble screens and short outs in motion to take advantage of his natural power as a runner. He is a focal point of the Jackrabbit’s passing game. He can kill you from close within and he can beat you deep but most impressive, the big man goes up and skies for the football. He attacks it and has that my ball mentality. He’s just a big hairy american winning machine and easily one of the top seniors at the position. His game against North Dakota State showed off a savage receiver that cannot be stopped. His game footage is just as impressive if not more so than Bears draft pick Adam Shaheen from Ashland.

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HONORS AND AWARDS
• STATS FCS Walter Payton Award Finalist (2016)
• STATS FCS All-America First Team (2016)
• American Football Coaches Association FCS All-America Team (2016)
• Associated Press FCS All-America First Team (2016)
• FCS Athletics Directors Association All-America Team (2016)
• HERO Sports FCS All-America First Team (2016)
• Walter Camp Football Foundation FCS All-America Team (2016)
• All-Missouri Valley Football Conference First Team (2015, 2016)
• MVFC Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 1, 2016)
• MVFC?Honor Roll (2016)

CAREER NOTES
• Ranks eighth in career receiving yards at SDSU with 1,877
• Stands 10 receptions away from Jackrabbit career top 10
• Holds SDSU single-season record with 92 receptions (2016)
• Shares SDSU single-game record with four touchdown catches
• Team captain (2017)

2016: Was a unanimous All-America selection and finalist for the STATS FCS Walter Payton Award after setting Jackrabbit single-season record with 92 receptions … his 1,293 receiving yards were the fifth most in a season by a Jackrabbit player and the most by a tight end … caught a touchdown pass in first six games, starting with 16-yarder at TCU as part of five-reception, 96-yard performance … began streak of six consecutive games with 100-plus receiving yards with five catches for 101 yards and a touchdown versus Cal Poly … caught eight passes for 204 yards and tied school record with four touchdown receptions in home win over Western Illinois  … scores versus WIU covered 24, 25, 24 and 70 yards … hauled in career-high 12 receptions and scored touchdowns both receiving (39 yards) and rushing (17 yards) in road win at Southern Illinois … tallied 11 receptions for 150 yards and a touchdown in regular season victory at top-ranked North Dakota State … made seven catches for 113 yards and a touchdown in home win over Missouri State …  set up game-winning field goal in FCS playoff game against Villanova with 33-yard reception, ending the day with eight catches for 92 yards and the team’s only touchdown

2015: Earned first-team all-Missouri Valley Football Conference honors … played in all 12 games and started 10 … second on team with 26 receptions and 484 receiving yards … caught at least one pass in 10 games … tied for second on squad with three touchdown receptions … caught two passes for 49 yards, including key 23-yard reception on fourth-down play that set up final Jackrabbit touchdown, in season-opening win at Kansas … hauled in three passes for career-high 97 yards that included a team season-long 77-yard touchdown in home opener against Southern Utah … shared team’s Offensive Player of the Week award after catching four passes for 63 yards and a 26-yard touchdown versus North Dakota State … tallied career-high five receptions for 48 yards in road win at Missouri State … received team’s Effort Award after hauling in two receptions for 63 yards, including a 38-yarder … recorded two catches for 43 yards, including 30-yard touchdown, in FCS playoff game at Montana

2014: Led Jackrabbit tight ends with eight receptions and 100 receiving yards … recorded first career reception, for nine yards, in season opener at Missouri … recorded season highs with three receptions and 42 receiving yards in Missouri Valley Football Conference opener at Illinois State … caught two passes for 37 yards, including career-long 21-yarder, in regular season finale against South Dakota

2013: Redshirted … honored as Scout Offense Player of the Week in preparation for regular season finale at Youngstown State

BEFORE SDSU: Was an honorable mention all-state selection two times in football at Britton-Hecla High School … three-time all-conference pick in both football and basketball … team captain in both sports … member of the A Honor Roll

Joe Everett

Joe Everett is the Director of College Scouting for NFL Draft Bible, he is the Founder of DraftScouts.com, also the Lead Editor & Defensive Statistician for Insider Football and member of the PFWA & FWAA.

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