NameNo.PosSeasons playedGamesStarts
Jeff Gooch 50 LB 1996-2001, 2004 105 22
CollegeHeightWeightDate of birth
Austin Peay 5-11 226 31-Oct-74
How acquiredHow left
Undrafted free agent 1996 Released after the 2005 season
Played seven seasons with the Buccaneers in two separate spells and remains the franchise leader in special teams' tackles. Had one season starting at linebacker but also made six other starts due to injuries elsewhere. Had made the 1996 team as an undrafted free agent. Left the Bucs after the 2001 season to play in Detroit but returned for the 2004 season and missed 2005 due to injury before retiring from the NFL. Click here for a gallery of pictures of his Buccaneer career

1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2004
GamesStartsGamesStartsGamesStartsGamesStartsGamesStartsGamesStartsGamesStarts
15 0 14 5 16 16 15 0 16 0 13 0 16 1

Tackles
Season Solo Asst Total
1996 4 2 6
1997 17 12 29
1998 35 18 53
1999 2 2 4
2000 8 4 12
2001 10 3 13
2004 23 14 37
Total 99 55 154
Special Teams' Tackles
Season Solo Asst Total
1996 6 2 8
1997 6 4 10
1998 9
1999 19
2000 18 5 23
2001 8 8 16
2004 7 8 15
Total 100
SacksPasses Defensed
Season No. Season No
19981.0
20010.5 20011
20010.5
Total2.0 Total1