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Dashon Goldson
S #38
Height:
6-2
Weight:
200
Age:
30
College:
Washington
Hometown:
Harbor City, cA
Experience:
8

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
50
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
--
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 468 371 97 3.0 0 42 15 152 -- 39 1 6 6
2014 TB 9 9 50 39 11 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2013 TB 13 13 72 54 18 0.0 -- 8 1 0 -- 0 0 1 1
2012 SF 16 16 69 55 14 0.0 -- 11 3 21 7 20 0 1 2
2011 SF 14 14 67 55 12 0.0 -- 9 6 53 8.8 21 0 1 1
2010 SF 16 16 80 62 18 1.0 0 5 1 39 39 39 1 0 --
2009 SF 16 16 94 76 18 2.0 -- 6 4 39 9.8 34 0 3 1
2008 SF 9 2 21 18 3 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2007 SF 10 0 15 12 3 0.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 CAR L 14-20 9 7 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 STL L 17-19 11 9 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
3 @ATL L 14-56 6 5 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @PIT W 27-24 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 @NO L 31-37 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 BAL L 17-48 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 MIN L 13-19 8 7 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 @CLE L 17-22 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 ATL L 17-27 6 4 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 @WAS W 27-7 5 4 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 @CHI L 13-21 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

ACQUIRED BY BUCS

  • Signed by Tampa Bay on March 13, 2013 as an unrestricted free agent from San Francisco.

 

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL

  • Originally selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the fourth round (126th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Played six seasons (2007-12) for San Francisco before signing with Tampa Bay in 2013.
  • Has totaled 513 tackles, 43 passes defensed, 15 interceptions for 152 yards and one touchdown, six forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries and 3.0 sacks.
  • Two-time Pro Bowl selection (2011, 2012) and first-team All-Pro in 2012 by the Associated Press and Sports Illustrated.
  • Has recorded 15 career interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown.
  • His 15 interceptions since 2009 are tied for the fifth-most in the NFL by a safety and tied for the 16th-most in the league.
  • Key leader of a San Francisco defense that ranked in the top five in the league in yards allowed, rush yards allowed, points allowed and forced fumbles, while also ranking in the top 10 in interceptions from 2009-12.
  • Led the 49ers in interceptions in 2009 and 2012, while tying for the team lead in 2011.
  • Has three seasons of 100+ tackles (2009-10, 2012)
  • Returned an interception of Matt Hasselbeck 39 yards for the first touchdown of his career against the Seattle Seahawks (12/12/10).
  • Recorded the first interception of his career against Seattle (10/20/09).
  • Recorded first career sack vs. St. Louis (10/4/09).
  • Made first career start at Seattle (9/14/08), finishing the game with six tackles.
  • Made NFL debut against Baltimore (10/7/07).

 

2013 HIGHLIGHTS

  • In first season with Buccaneers, served as a defensive captain, started all 13 games in which he played, finished fourth on the team with 70 tackles and third with eight passes defensed.
  • Started in Buccaneers debut at New York Jets (9/8), registering seven tackles.
  • Notched nine tackles, including one for loss, and one pass defensed vs. New Orleans (9/15).
  • Posted seven tackles at New England (9/22).
  • Recorded five tackles and a pass defensed vs. Arizona (9/29).
  • Tied for team lead with nine tackles vs. Philadelphia (10/13).
  • Notched two tackles and a pass defensed at Atlanta (10/20).
  • Inactive vs. Carolina (10/24) and at Seattle (11/3).
  • Led team with eight tackles and one pass defensed vs. Miami (11/11).
  • Made first interception and forced fumble as a Buccaneer to go along with two tackles and two passes defensed vs. Atlanta (11/17).
  • Posted five tackles at Carolina (12/1).
  • Recorded two tackles and a pass defensed on defense and a fumble recovery on special teams vs. Buffalo (12/8).
  • Notched five tackles and a pass defensed vs. San Francisco (12/15).
  • Posted five tackles at St. Louis (12/22).
  • Tallied four tackles at New Orleans (12/29).

 

COLLEGE

  • Started 32-of-33 games for the University of Washington (2004-06), totaling 194 tackles, 22 passes defensed, 7.0 tackles for loss, four interceptions for 82 yards and one touchdown, four fumble recoveries and a forced fumble.
  • Played both corner and safety for the Huskies.
  • Named honorable mention All-Pac-10 his senior season.
  • Led the team in passes defensed as a senior.
  • Made a career-high 80 tackles in 2006, third-most on the team, including three games of 10+ tackles.
  • Recorded 76-yard interception return for a touchdown vs. USC (10/22/05).
  • Led the team in passes defensed in his first year with the Huskies.
  • Graduated with a degree in American ethnic studies.
  • Prior to his time at Washington, Goldson helped lead Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College to a 9-3 record in 2003.
  • Named a first-team National Junior College Athletic Association All-American.
  • Named Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference (KJCCC) 2003 Defensive Player of the Year.

 

COMMUNITY

  • Hosted a shopping spree for 50 underprivileged youth in December 2013 as part of his numerous charitable efforts with the Highest Point Foundation, launched in 2009 to provide motivational outlets for children.
  • Greeted fans, signed autographs and spoke about the excitement of the season at the Chamber of Commerce “Chalk Talk” luncheon in September 2013.
  • In September 2013, helped host a Futbol Americano Celebration at Webb Middle School in celebration of the NFL’s Hispanic Heritage Month through football drills, salsa dancing, and Hispanic cultural music.
  • Greeted fans and signed autographs at the Buccaneers Official Draft Party, presented by Miller Lite, in April 2013.

 

PERSONAL

  • Attended Narbonne High School (Los Angeles, California).
  • As a senior, tallied 130 tackles, 6.0 tackles for loss and six interceptions, including two for touchdowns.
  • Earned first-team All-Marine League honors his final two high school seasons.
  • Greeted fans and signed autographs at the Buccaneers Official Draft Party, presented by Miller Lite, in April 2013.
  • Born Dashon Hugh Goldson on September 18, 1984 in Carson, California.

ACQUIRED BY BUCS

  • Signed by Tampa Bay on March 13, 2013 as an unrestricted free agent from San Francisco.

 

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL

  • Originally selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the fourth round (126th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Played six seasons (2007-12) for San Francisco before signing with Tampa Bay in 2013.
  • Has totaled 513 tackles, 43 passes defensed, 15 interceptions for 152 yards and one touchdown, six forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries and 3.0 sacks.
  • Two-time Pro Bowl selection (2011, 2012) and first-team All-Pro in 2012 by the Associated Press and Sports Illustrated.
  • Has recorded 15 career interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown.
  • His 15 interceptions since 2009 are tied for the fifth-most in the NFL by a safety and tied for the 16th-most in the league.
  • Key leader of a San Francisco defense that ranked in the top five in the league in yards allowed, rush yards allowed, points allowed and forced fumbles, while also ranking in the top 10 in interceptions from 2009-12.
  • Led the 49ers in interceptions in 2009 and 2012, while tying for the team lead in 2011.
  • Has three seasons of 100+ tackles (2009-10, 2012)
  • Returned an interception of Matt Hasselbeck 39 yards for the first touchdown of his career against the Seattle Seahawks (12/12/10).
  • Recorded the first interception of his career against Seattle (10/20/09).
  • Recorded first career sack vs. St. Louis (10/4/09).
  • Made first career start at Seattle (9/14/08), finishing the game with six tackles.
  • Made NFL debut against Baltimore (10/7/07).

 

2013 HIGHLIGHTS

  • In first season with Buccaneers, served as a defensive captain, started all 13 games in which he played, finished fourth on the team with 70 tackles and third with eight passes defensed.
  • Started in Buccaneers debut at New York Jets (9/8), registering seven tackles.
  • Notched nine tackles, including one for loss, and one pass defensed vs. New Orleans (9/15).
  • Posted seven tackles at New England (9/22).
  • Recorded five tackles and a pass defensed vs. Arizona (9/29).
  • Tied for team lead with nine tackles vs. Philadelphia (10/13).
  • Notched two tackles and a pass defensed at Atlanta (10/20).
  • Inactive vs. Carolina (10/24) and at Seattle (11/3).
  • Led team with eight tackles and one pass defensed vs. Miami (11/11).
  • Made first interception and forced fumble as a Buccaneer to go along with two tackles and two passes defensed vs. Atlanta (11/17).
  • Posted five tackles at Carolina (12/1).
  • Recorded two tackles and a pass defensed on defense and a fumble recovery on special teams vs. Buffalo (12/8).
  • Notched five tackles and a pass defensed vs. San Francisco (12/15).
  • Posted five tackles at St. Louis (12/22).
  • Tallied four tackles at New Orleans (12/29).

 

COLLEGE

  • Started 32-of-33 games for the University of Washington (2004-06), totaling 194 tackles, 22 passes defensed, 7.0 tackles for loss, four interceptions for 82 yards and one touchdown, four fumble recoveries and a forced fumble.
  • Played both corner and safety for the Huskies.
  • Named honorable mention All-Pac-10 his senior season.
  • Led the team in passes defensed as a senior.
  • Made a career-high 80 tackles in 2006, third-most on the team, including three games of 10+ tackles.
  • Recorded 76-yard interception return for a touchdown vs. USC (10/22/05).
  • Led the team in passes defensed in his first year with the Huskies.
  • Graduated with a degree in American ethnic studies.
  • Prior to his time at Washington, Goldson helped lead Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College to a 9-3 record in 2003.
  • Named a first-team National Junior College Athletic Association All-American.
  • Named Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference (KJCCC) 2003 Defensive Player of the Year.

 

COMMUNITY

  • Hosted a shopping spree for 50 underprivileged youth in December 2013 as part of his numerous charitable efforts with the Highest Point Foundation, launched in 2009 to provide motivational outlets for children.
  • Greeted fans, signed autographs and spoke about the excitement of the season at the Chamber of Commerce “Chalk Talk” luncheon in September 2013.
  • In September 2013, helped host a Futbol Americano Celebration at Webb Middle School in celebration of the NFL’s Hispanic Heritage Month through football drills, salsa dancing, and Hispanic cultural music.
  • Greeted fans and signed autographs at the Buccaneers Official Draft Party, presented by Miller Lite, in April 2013.

 

PERSONAL

  • Attended Narbonne High School (Los Angeles, California).
  • As a senior, tallied 130 tackles, 6.0 tackles for loss and six interceptions, including two for touchdowns.
  • Earned first-team All-Marine League honors his final two high school seasons.
  • Greeted fans and signed autographs at the Buccaneers Official Draft Party, presented by Miller Lite, in April 2013.
  • Born Dashon Hugh Goldson on September 18, 1984 in Carson, California.
 

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