|Birth Day:||October 14, 1994|
|Birth Place:||Novato, United States|
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He played high school football for Marin Catholic High School and had a 39-4 career record. He then became the first true freshman to start at quarterback for the University of California.
Goff helped lead the Rams to a 3–0 start with victories over the Carolina Panthers, New Orleans Saints, and Cleveland Browns. During Week 4 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Goff finished with a career-high 517 passing yards, two touchdowns, and three interceptions as the Rams lost a shootout by a score of 40–55. He set the NFL record for completions in a regular-season game with 45 tying Drew Bledsoe's Week 11 performance against the Minnesota Vikings in 1994. In Week 5, against the Seattle Seahawks, he had 395 passing yards, one passing touchdown, and one interception in the 30–29 loss on Thursday Night Football. In Week 6 against the San Francisco 49ers, Goff threw for a career-low 78 passing yards in the 20-7 loss. In Week 7, against the Atlanta Falcons, he helped stop the Rams' three-game losing streak with 268 passing yards and two passing touchdowns in the 37–10 victory. In Week 8, against the Cincinnati Bengals, he had 372 passing yards and two passing touchdowns in the 24–10 victory. In Week 13 against the Arizona Cardinals, Goff threw for 424 yards and two touchdowns in the 34–7 win. He won the NFC Offensive Player of the Week award for his performance. During a 49ers rematch on Saturday Night Football in Week 16, Goff finished with 323 passing yards, two touchdowns, and an interception as the Rams lost 31–34 and were eliminated from playoff contention. In the regular season finale against the Arizona Cardinals, Goff threw for 319 yards and three touchdowns during the 31–24 win. Goff finished the 2019 season with 4,638 passing yards, 22 touchdowns, and 16 interceptions as the Rams finished with a 9–7 record.
Goff attended Marin Catholic High School in Kentfield, California, and graduated in 2013. He played for the football team, throwing for 7,687 yards and 93 touchdowns with 18 interceptions in three varsity seasons at Marin Catholic, completing 477-of-767 passes (62.2%) for teams that combined to post a 39–4 overall record and 21–0 Marin County Athletic League mark on their way to an appearance in the state title game, one North Coast Section crown, three NCS playoff appearances, and three MCAL championships.
Goff was recruited by a number of college programs and received scholarship offers from Boise State, Fresno State, and Washington State before choosing to attend and play for the University of California, Berkeley. Goff was a mid-year enrollee at Cal in January 2013 and joined the team for 2013 spring practices. In August, he was named starting quarterback for the 2013 season over redshirt freshman quarterback Zach Kline, becoming the first true freshman quarterback in Cal history to start a season opener.
Under new head coach Sonny Dykes, Goff started all twelve games in the 2013 season, and although the team finished 1–11, he set Cal single-season records for passing yards (3,508), yardage gained (3,508), total offense (3,446), passes completed (320), and passes attempted (530). Goff finished his true freshman season with a 60.3 completion percentage with 18 touchdown passes and 10 interceptions.
In 2014, Goff was again the starting quarterback for the Golden Bears. In a September 27 matchup against the Colorado Buffaloes, Goff threw a career-high seven touchdown passes, completing 24-of-42 passes for 458 yards. On October 4, Goff threw for a new career-high and school-record 527 yards and five touchdowns in a 60–59 victory over Washington State. Goff helped lead the Golden Bears to a 5–7 season, a four-win improvement over the 2013 season. He finished the 2014 season with 3,973 yards, 35 touchdowns, and a 62% completion rate, once again setting new school records.
In 2015, as a junior, Goff led the Bears to a 7–5 regular-season finish, clinching Cal's first winning season since 2011. Going into the season, Goff was projected as the top quarterback for the 2016 NFL Draft by Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay. On November 14, 2015, Goff threw for 453 yards and six touchdowns in a 54–24 victory over Oregon State, earning Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week honors for the first time. Two weeks later, Goff set a new Cal single-game record with 542 passing yards in a 48–46 come-from-behind victory over Arizona State, earning Player of the Week honors for a second time. In the 2015 Armed Forces Bowl, Goff threw for six touchdown passes and 467 yards, leading the Bears to a 55–36 victory over Air Force.
In 2015, Goff set a new Pac-12 single-season passing-yardage record (4,714), and also set a new conference record for touchdown passes in a season (43). He earned first-team All-Pac-12 honors. He was the first Cal quarterback to earn first-team All-Pac-12 honors since Rodgers in 2004 while leading an 8–5 Cal team to a winning record and bowl game for the first time since 2011 as well as a post-season win for the first time since 2008.
In mid-February 2016, most analysts had Goff projected to be selected in the early first round of the draft, with the second overall pick of the Cleveland Browns being his most frequently predicted landing spot, or the San Francisco 49ers with the seventh overall pick. Despite not excelling at the physical tests at the NFL Scouting Combine, Goff still improved his draft stock with a strong showing in the positional drills. Goff also reportedly scored a 36 on his Wonderlic exam.
On April 28, 2016, Goff was selected with the first overall pick by the Los Angeles Rams in the 2016 NFL Draft. The Rams had traded up in the first round and acquired the first pick from the Tennessee Titans. Goff, Roman Gabriel, and Terry Baker share the distinction of being the only quarterbacks drafted by the Rams in the first round of the NFL Draft as a Los Angeles-based franchise. Goff was the second Rams quarterback to be taken first overall in six years; the Rams had selected Sam Bradford first overall six years earlier.
On June 9, 2016, Goff signed a four-year deal worth $27.9 million in guaranteed money, including an $18.6 million signing bonus.
On November 15, Goff was named the Rams' starting quarterback for the game against the Miami Dolphins after spending the first nine games as the backup to veteran quarterback Case Keenum. Goff then started the final seven games of the season. On November 20, 2016, he made his professional debut and first career start against the Miami Dolphins and lost 14–10, completing 17-of-31 attempts for 134 passing yards, with no touchdowns or interceptions. The following week against the New Orleans Saints, he threw his first career touchdown pass on a 24-yard completion to wide receiver Tavon Austin in the first quarter and had his first career interception in the third quarter after Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro picked off his pass attempt. Goff finished the game with 20-of-32 completed pass attempts for 214 yards and three touchdowns and one interception in a 21–49 loss.
Goff's father, Jerry Goff, is a former Major League Baseball player. In 2016, Goff appeared as a guest for the Outdoor Channel's Gridiron Outdoors, which is hosted by former Cal football quarterback Mike Pawlawski.
On January 6, 2018, Goff played in his first playoff game. He completed 24-of-45 passes for 259 yards and a touchdown in a 26–13 Wild Card Round loss to the Atlanta Falcons. Overall, in the 2017 season, Goff showed significant improvement from his rookie season, with 3,804 passing yards, 28 touchdowns, and seven interceptions. He led the league in yards per pass completion with 12.9. On January 22, 2018, he was named to his first Pro Bowl as an injury replacement for Carson Wentz. He was ranked the 38th best player in the league by his peers for the 2017 season.
On April 23, 2019, the Rams picked up the fifth-year option on Goff's contract. Five months later, he agreed to a four-year extension worth $134 million featuring $110 million guaranteed, at the time, it was an NFL record for the most guaranteed money in a contract, surpassed by Patrick Mahomes in 2020.
In March 2020, Goff donated $250,000 to the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank during the coronavirus pandemic.
Jared's parents are Jeff and Nancy. Jared's father played baseball as a catcher for seven years in the MLB.
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