Player Bio

Chris Gocong
LB #51
Height:
6-2
Weight:
263
College:
Cal Poly-S.L.O.
Hometown:
Santa Barbara, Calif
Experience:
7
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 79 314 228 86 9.5 0 14 0 0 0 -- 0
2011 CLE 16 70 49 21 3.5 -- 3 -- -- -- -- --
2010 CLE 16 75 50 25 2 -- 3 -- -- -- -- --
2009 PHI 15 44 35 9 1 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2008 PHI 16 59 43 16 2 0 5 -- -- -- -- --
2007 PHI 16 66 51 15 1 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2006 PHI 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 79 1 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0
2011 CLE 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 CLE 16 1 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0
2009 PHI 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 PHI 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 PHI 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 PHI 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Career Transactions: Originally drafted by Philadelphia in the third round (71st overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft… Traded to Cleveland along with Sheldon Brown for Alex Hall, a 2010 fourth-round selection and a 2010 fifth-round selection on April 6, 2010.

Career Transactions: Originally drafted by Philadelphia in the third round (71st overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft… Traded to Cleveland along with Sheldon Brown for Alex Hall, a 2010 fourth-round selection and a 2010 fifth-round selection on April 6, 2010.

Seasonal Reviews:

2011: Started all 16 games, 10 at weakside linebacker and six on the strongside… Posted 67 tackles, 3.5 sacks, one fumble recovery, two forced fumbles and three passes defensed… Sack total marked a career-high… Added two tackles on special teams… Had two key stops on a fourth-quarter goal-line stand at Pittsburgh (12/8) in which the Browns stopped the Steelers after they had a first-and-goal from the two… Notched a career-high two sacks at Arizona (12/18).

2010: Opened all 16 games at an inside linebacker spot, the first time in his career he started every regular season contest… Tallied 74 tackles, two sacks, three passes defensed, two fumble recoveries and a forced fumble… Added one stop on special teams… Tackle total was fifth on the squad… Recorded a sack of Drew Brees at New Orleans (10/24)… Notched a career-high 10 tackles, including a strip sack at Buffalo (12/12)… Registered a career-high two fumble recoveries at Jacksonville (11/21).

2009: Appeared in 15 games with 11 starts… Registered 50 tackles, one sack and one forced fumble… Added nine tackles on special teams… Forced a fumble vs. Kansas City (9/27)… Registered a sack of Josh Johnson against Tampa Bay (10/11)… Notched a season-high nine tackles at Oakland (10/18)… Had a 7-yard sack of Tony Romo in Wild Card Playoff game at Dallas (1/9/10).

2008: Appeared in all 16 games for the second consecutive season, starting 12 contests… Recorded 61 tackles, two sacks, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery… Added 19 special teams tackles, which tied for third on the club… Recovered a fumble by Tony Romo in the end zone at Dallas (9/15) for his first career score… Recorded sacks at Chicago (9/28) and against Atlanta (10/26)… Forced a Brandon Jacobs fumble against the N.Y. Giants (11/9), which was recovered by the Eagles and led to a touchdown.

2007: Saw action in all 16 games with 12 starts… Registered 92 tackles and one sack on defense and 11 stops on special teams… Recorded his first career sack at New England (11/25), as he dropped Tom Brady for a three-yard loss.

2006: Suffered a stinger during the preseason and was placed on injured reserve on September 2, missing the entire season.

College: Finished his career at Cal Poly SLO (2001, 2003-05) with 42 sacks in 41 games… Also amassed 206 tackles, one interception, six forced fumbles and one fumble recovery… Led the nation in sacks during both his junior and senior seasons, recording 17.5 in 2004 and 23.5 in 2005… As a senior, earned the Buck Buchanan Award, given to the top defensive player in Division I-AA... Redshirted in 2002… Earned a degree in general engineering.

Personal: Attended Carpinteria (Calif.) High School… Was a quarterback and linebacker in high school where he twice earned All-CIF and all-academic honors… Also set the school record in the discus (183’3”)… Plays the guitar and was in a band called Void… Older brother, Ryan, was a running back at Division III Claremont McKenna (Calif.) College… Would like to use his general engineering degree and enter the biomedical field… Has a passion for building things and taking them apart… Is an animal lover and has volunteered at numerous animal shelters… Married (Mandy).