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Denzelle Good

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Denzelle Good
Good with the Colts in 2016
No. 71 – Las Vegas Raiders
Position:Offensive guard
Personal information
Born: (1991-03-08) March 8, 1991 (age 29)
Gaffney, South Carolina
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:340 lb (154 kg)
Career information
High school:Gaffney
(Gaffney, South Carolina)
College:Mars Hill
NFL Draft:2015 / Round: 7 / Pick: 255
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2019
Games played:46
Games started:28
Player stats at NFL.com

Denzelle Good (born March 8, 1991) is an American football offensive guard for the Las Vegas Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at North Carolina State and later Mars Hill University, and was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the seventh round of the 2015 NFL Draft.

College career

Good initially went to North Carolina State on a football scholarship, but was released from his scholarship as a redshirt freshman in 2010.[1] He then attended Mars Hill University from 2012 to 2014.[2]

Professional career

Indianapolis Colts

Good was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the seventh round (255th overall) of the 2015 NFL draft. He was just the third player from Mars Hill University to ever be drafted, and the first since 2003. He agreed to terms with the Colts on May 6, 2015.[3]

Good was inactive for the first 11 weeks of the season, before making his NFL debut against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He would play in 6 games in the 2015 season, 4 of which he started.[4]

Good entered the 2017 season as the Colts starting right tackle. On September 13, 2017, Good was placed on injured reserve.[5] He was activated off injured reserve to the active roster on November 9, 2017.[6]

In 2018, Good played in two games, starting one at right tackle, before being waived on December 1, 2018.[7] Over his tenure with the team he appeared in 26 games, starting 20.

Oakland / Las Vegas Raiders

On December 3, 2018, Good was claimed off waivers by the Oakland Raiders.[8] He started the final three games of the season at right guard in place of an injured Gabe Jackson.

Good signed a one-year contract extension with the Raiders on March 2, 2019.[9] He started five games at both guard spots in 2019 due to injuries.

On January 9, 2020, Good signed a one-year contract extension with the Raiders.[10] He was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list by the team on October 22, 2020,[11] and was activated two days later.[12]

Personal life

Good was born on March 8th, 1991 in Gaffney, South Carolina. He attended Gaffney High School, where he played football.

On October 2, 2018, Good's younger brother, Overton, was killed in a drive-by shooting in Cherokee County, South Carolina mobile home.[13]

References

  1. ^ Melton, Kevin (August 17, 2010). "North Carolina State dismisses Gaffney product Good". goupstate.com. Retrieved May 6, 2015.
  2. ^ Bowen, Kevin (May 2, 2015). "Colts Draft Mars Hill Offensive Lineman Denzelle Good In Seventh Round". colts.com. Retrieved May 6, 2015.
  3. ^ "Indianapolis Colts agree to terms with five draft picks". blogs.colts.com. May 6, 2015. Retrieved May 6, 2015.
  4. ^ "Denzelle Good, OT for the Indianapolis Colts". NFL.com. Archived from the original on May 18, 2015. Retrieved February 25, 2016.
  5. ^ "Roster Moves: Colts Sign LB-Sean Spence, Place T/G Denzelle Good on Injured Reserve List". Colts.com. September 13, 2017.
  6. ^ Walker, Andrew (November 9, 2017). "Colts Place Henry Anderson On IR; Activate Denzelle Good". Colts.com.
  7. ^ "Roster Moves: Colts Activate T/G Joe Haeg; QB Phillip Walker Signed To Practice Squad". Colts.com. December 1, 2018.
  8. ^ "Raiders claim G/T Denzelle Good". Raiders.com. December 3, 2018.
  9. ^ "Raiders sign Denzelle Good to extension". Raiders.com. March 2, 2019. Retrieved September 26, 2019.
  10. ^ "Raiders sign Denzelle Good to extension". Raiders.com. January 9, 2020.
  11. ^ Dubow, Josh (October 22, 2020). "Raiders place 5 more players on COVID-19 list". APNews.com. Retrieved November 1, 2020.
  12. ^ Gutierrez, Paul (October 24, 2020). "Las Vegas Raiders activate offensive linemen Kolton Miller, Denzelle Good, Rodney Hudson, Gabe Jackson off COVID-19 list". ESPN.com. Retrieved November 1, 2020.
  13. ^ Mike Wells (October 2, 2018). "Denzelle Good away from Colts after brother killed in South Carolina". ESPN. Retrieved December 1, 2018.
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