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Miles Gooch

WR
Position
6'3''
Height
220 lbs.
Weight
Sophomore
Class
Decatur, Ga.
Hometown
Towers HS
High School

AT VIRGINIA
2014 – Started UVa’s first eight games before going down in the North Carolina game with a season-ending knee injury … finished the season with 24 catches for 371 yards and one touchdown … 19 of his 24 receptions resulted in a first down … made second career start against No. 7 UCLA … caught three balls for 20 yards against the Bruins … had a stellar day against No. 21 Louisville with four catches for 78 yards and his second career touchdown … caught six balls for 65 yards at No. 21 BYU … led team in receptions against Pitt with three catches for 42 yards … threw one pass, a 28-yard completion to Zachary Swanson … recorded a career high at Duke with 129 receiving yards … threw a 23 yard completion to QB Greyson Lambert against North Carolina … named the team’s offensive player of the week by the coaches for the Louisville and Duke games. 2013 – Appeared in all 12 of UVa’s games … made first collegiate start at North Carolina … caught two passes for 25 yards … made one catch for eigth yards against then-No. 2 Oregon … made another catch for 17 yards at North Carolina …was a key blocker in the run game from the wide receiver position, helping Kevin Parks become UVa’s first 1,000-yard rusher since 2004 … also ran on special teams. 2012 – Appeared in all 12 of UVa’s games … saw most of his time on special teams … scored his first collegiate TD on his first collegiate reception against Miami … was UVa’s special teams player of the week for the Duke game. 2011 – Appeared in 12 of Virginia’s 13 games … did not play against Duke … made collegiate debut against William & Mary … has seen most of his time on special teams. 2010 – Redshirted … selected by the UVa coaches as the scout player of the week versus VMI, Georgia Tech and Virginia Tech … dressed for the Richmond, VMI, Floridia State, Georgia Tech, North Carolina, Eastern Michigan, Miami and Maryland games … moved from QB to WR in the spring

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Honorable mention AAA all-state pick by Georgia Sports Writers Association … threw for 2,204 yards and 19 touchdowns in 2009 … Rushed for 500 yards and 12 scores as a senior … helped West team to win in the inaugural DeKalb All-Star Bowl … received a grade of 79 by ESPN.com … ranked No. 36 at the athlete position by ESPN.com … Rated a three-star prospect by ESPN.com/Scout.com … led Titans to first round of state playoffs and 7-4 record as a senior … played for head coach Jonathan Sanks at Towers … son of Rita and Milford Gooch … earned his degree in anthropology … currently studying in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies .