47 Facts About Jared Goff


Jared Thomas Goff was born on October 14,1994 and is an American football quarterback for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League.


Jared Goff played college football at California, where he set the Pac-12 Conference season records for passing yards and passing touchdowns, and was selected first overall by the Los Angeles Rams in the 2016 NFL Draft.


Jared Goff oversaw further improved fortunes for the Rams in 2018, which saw the team reach Super Bowl LIII, the franchise's first Super Bowl appearance since 2001.


Amid a production decline during his next two years, Jared Goff was traded to the Lions in 2021.


Jared Goff was born in San Rafael, California and raised in Novato, California, the son of Jerry Jared Goff, a former Major League Baseball player.


Jared Goff grew up as a San Francisco 49ers fan and wears the number 16 as a tribute to Joe Montana, who played for the 49ers before Jared Goff was born.


Jared Goff attended Marin Catholic High School in Kentfield, California, and graduated in 2013.

Related searches
Joe Montana Aaron Rodgers

Jared Goff was recruited by a number of college programs and received scholarship offers from Boise State, Fresno State, and Washington State before choosing to attend the University of California, Berkeley.


Jared Goff was a mid-year enrollee at Cal in January 2013 and joined the Golden Bears for 2013 spring practices.


Jared Goff is second only to Aaron Rodgers on Cal's all-time list for passing efficiency.


Jared Goff finished his true freshman season with a 60.3 completion percentage with 18 touchdown passes and 10 interceptions.


In 2014, Jared Goff was again the starting quarterback for the Golden Bears.


In 2015, Jared Goff set a new Pac-12 single-season passing-yardage record, and set a new conference record for touchdown passes in a season.


Jared Goff's father has been quoted as saying the lack of a marquee win bothered his son.


In mid-February 2016, most analysts had Jared Goff projected to be selected in the early first round of the draft, with the second overall pick of the Cleveland Browns being his most frequently predicted landing spot, or the San Francisco 49ers with the seventh overall pick.


Jared Goff was selected first overall by the Los Angeles Rams in the 2016 NFL Draft.


Jared Goff was the second Rams quarterback to be taken first overall in six years; the Rams had selected Sam Bradford first overall six years earlier.


On June 9,2016, Jared Goff signed a four-year deal worth $27.9 million in guaranteed money, including an $18.6 million signing bonus.


Jared Goff had his first NFL rushing touchdown on a two-yard run in the fourth quarter.


Jared Goff completed 112-of-205 passes for 1,089 yards, five touchdowns, and seven interceptions to go along with 16 rushing yards and a touchdown.


Jared Goff entered the season with a new head coach in Sean McVay.


In Week 14, Jared Goff played against the Philadelphia Eagles, going up against 2016 second overall pick Carson Wentz.


Jared Goff was named as the PFWA Most Improved Player.


Jared Goff finished his second professional season with 3,804 passing yards, 28 touchdowns, and seven interceptions to go along with 51 rushing yards and a touchdown in 15 games and starts.


Jared Goff led the league in yards per pass completion with 12.9.

Related searches
Joe Montana Aaron Rodgers

On January 6,2018, Jared Goff played in his first playoff game.


Jared Goff was ranked 38th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2018.


Jared Goff's performance set the record for most passing yards and attempts while maintaining a perfect passer rating, surpassing Ken O'Brien's 32 attempts for 431 yards in 1986.


Jared Goff was named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance.


Jared Goff was selected to his second straight Pro Bowl for his performance in 2018.


Jared Goff was ranked 32nd by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2019.


Jared Goff tied the NFL record for completions in a regular-season game with 45 equalling Drew Bledsoe's Week 11 performance against the Minnesota Vikings in 1994.


Jared Goff won the NFC Offensive Player of the Week award for his performance.


Jared Goff's 626 pass attempts led the league in the 2019 season.


Jared Goff's 394 pass completions set a single season franchise record at the time.


Jared Goff finished the 2020 season with 3,952 passing yards, 20 touchdowns, and 13 interceptions to go along with 99 rushing yards and four touchdowns in 15 games and starts.


Jared Goff came in the game during the first quarter after Wolford left the game with a neck injury.


Jared Goff made his Lions debut in the season-opener against the San Francisco 49ers.


Jared Goff was named NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance.


Jared Goff finished his first season with the Lions with 3,245 yards, 19 touchdowns, and eight interceptions to go along with 87 rushing yards in 14 games and starts, missing three games due to an injury and being on the COVID-19 reserve list.


Jared Goff finished his second season with the Lions with 4,438 yards, 29 touchdowns, and seven interceptions, starting in all 17 games.


Jared Goff was named to his third Pro Bowl as an alternative, replacing Super Bowl bound Jalen Hurts.


Jared Goff's father, Jerry Jared Goff, is a former Major League Baseball player.


In 2016, Jared Goff appeared as a guest on the Outdoor Channel's Gridiron Outdoors, which is hosted by former Cal football quarterback Mike Pawlawski.


Jared Goff has an enzyme deficiency that does not allow his body to break down proteins.

Related searches
Joe Montana Aaron Rodgers

On February 2,2022, Jared Goff appeared on the Tiny Meat Gang Podcast, where host Cody Ko lied to Jared Goff about being investors together in Friday Beers.


Jared Goff got engaged to longtime girlfriend Christen Harper on June 16,2022.