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#46 Dan Goettsch
Position: Tight End
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 240
Year: Senior
City/State: Austin, Minn.
High School: Austin
Experience: Varsity Reserve

AT COLORADO: 2006 (Sr.)—He played in all 12 games, including four starts, as he caught three passes for 28 yards on the season as he was primarily utilized in a blocking role.  He caught two passes for 11 yards against Missouri, with his other grab a 17-yard play against Arizona State; two of the three earned first downs.  He also had two knockdown blocks on special teams duty.  A devoted walk-on for five years, he patiently waited for a chance to prove what he could do and responded well in spring drills; CU’s new coaching staff awarded him a scholarship for his senior year. 

 

2005 (Jr.)—He saw action in five games (New Mexico State, Oklahoma State, Texas A&M, Kansas, Missouri), but did not record any catches.

 

2004 (Soph.)—He saw action in one game (North Texas), but dressed for all including the Houston Bowl.  He had one reception for 13 yards in the win over UNT.  He caught one pass (for 5 yards) in major spring scrimmage action.

 

2003 (Fr.-RS)—He did not see any game action, but did dress for eight contests.

 

2002 (Fr.)— Redshirted; practiced the entire fall at tight end after joining the squad as an invited walk-on for August drills.

 

HIGH SCHOOL— He lettered twice in football playing tight end, as he caught eight passes for 165 yards (long of 54) and two touchdowns as a senior.  He had two receptions for 36 yards and one score as a junior.  Austin was 5-5 his senior season, 5-6 his junior year and 3-5 his sophomore season under coach Steve Knox.  He also lettered four times in track, as he ran the 200, relays (4x100, 4x200) and threw the discus (career best of 156-0).

 

ACADEMICS—He is majoring in sociology at Colorado.  He earned his high school’s citizenship award as a senior, while he was also was named to the academic all-conference football and track teams.  He also garnered the Gold Academic Achievement Award as a sophomore, junior and senior.  He was a member of the National Honor Society in high school.

 

PERSONAL—Born in May 5, 1984 in Madison, Wis.  He has his pilot’s license and has designs on being a charter pilot after graduation.  Hobbies include hunting, camping, all types of sports and creating art (pottery).  He grew up on a farm and raised several horses. (Last name is pronounced “getch.”)

 

Receiving                                  High Games

Season

G

No

Yds

Avg

TD

Long

Rec

Yds

2006

12

3

28

9.3

0

17

2

17

 

 

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