The Buffalo Bills used their 78th pick in the third round of the NFL Draft to land Texas wide receiver Marquise Goodwin.
While the Longhorns wide receiver is very fast, he wasn’t used in the passing game as much as he should’ve been. His highest number of receptions at Texas was 33 in 2011 and the highest number of receiving yards was 421 yards in 2011...
For athletes, the harshest part about the Olympic setup is likely the four-year break between games. That's a long time to stew between gold medal attempts, especially if the last one didn't turn out as planned.
But in the case of Texas wide receiver Marquise Goodwin, there is no stewing period. There's no time to sit back and think of the London games, just completed...
No more waiting: Marquise Goodwin is back with the Longhorns, and ready to slide back into the Texas receiving corps.
Special Olympics Post… This is it..Marquise Goodwin, a wide receiver on the Texas football team, earned his Olympic ticket by winning the men’s long jump. His winning leap was 27 feet, 4 inches. He will be missed but the Olympics trumps football. Earlier this year he won his second NCAA Championship earlier with a jump [...]
Marquise Goodwin won the US track and field trials long jump with a personal-best of 27 feet, 4 inches on his final attempt, putting him on the Olympic team.
Will Claye was second at 27-0, and George Kitchens Jr. was third at 26-11 1/4, just making the Olympic ''A'' standard needed to qualify for the London Games.
Goodwin, a senior wide receiver at Texas, won his...
Via AP on Fox
June 25, 2012
Texas wide receiver Marquise Goodwin has a habit of rising to the occasion.
Marquise Goodwin won the U.S. track trials long jump with a personal-best of 27 feet, 4 inches on his final attempt, putting him on the Olympic team.
Will Claye was second at 27-0 ,and George Kitchens Jr. was third at 26-11 1/4, just making the Olympic ''A'' standard needed to qualify for the London Games.
Goodwin, a senior wide receiver at Texas, won his second...
Via AP on Fox
June 24, 2012
Texas wide receiver and track standout Marquise Goodwin is one step closer to the Olympics.
Marquise Goodwin has always been known for his long jump prowess. But now, that won't be the only event that the Texas track standout participates in at Nationals.
Texas junior Marquise Goodwin, the reigning U.S. champion in the long jump, insists he is hungry to get to the Olympics this summer and win a medal.
Some might question just how hungry considering he abandoned plans to train for the London Games for a full year in order to keep playing wide receiver for the Longhorns football team.
Goodwin says he was simply pursuing his love of...
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March 30, 2012