Dan Goodspeed


313 lbs


6' 6"


Offensive Lineman


Kent State


May 20th, 1977

Career Years:






Started all 18 regular season games at offensive tackle.


Dan started all 18 regular season games, both playoff games and the Grey Cup game at offensive tackle. He was named a CFLPA All-Star.


Started all 18 regular season games and the East Division Semi-Final for the Tiger-Cats.


Started all 18 regular season games in his fourth season with the Blue Bombers…started Winnipeg’s East Semi-Final loss to Edmonton…for the second consecutive season, he was named an East Division and CFL All-Star as a right tackle.


Started all 18 regular season games during his third season in Winnipeg…started all three of Winnipeg’s playoff games, including their Grey Cup loss to the Saskatchewan Roughriders...was named the East Division’s Most Outstanding Lineman…earned a spot on the East Division and a CFL All-Star teams as a right tackle.


Started five games in his second season with the Blue Bombers…missed 13 games due to injury.


Goodspeed helped solidify the Bombers' offensive line upon his arrival in Winnipeg. He played his first CFL game July 7 when Winnipeg hosted the Calgary Stampeders at Canad Inns Stadium. He went on to play 16 straight regular season games on an O-line that paved the way for the league's leading rusher (Charles Roberts) and gave up the third fewest quarterback sacks (31) of any CFL club.


On Jan. 16, the Miami Dolphins signed Goodspeed as a free agent. He was later released by the Dolphins and signed with Washington Redskins. He played both tight end and tackle for Washington before being released by the Skins.


Goodspeed signed with the Tampa Bay Bucaneers on Sept. 4 but did not see any action with the Bucs. He remained with the team through its Super Bowl season.


The New York Jets signed Goodspeed as a free agent and he saw action in one regular season with the Jets.


Goodspeed attended Walsh University for two years and was a starting tight end both seasons. He then transferred to Maryland for another two years where he was converted to tackle and was co-captain during his senior year.


Goodspeed lives with his wife Amy in Tampa, Florida in the off-season with their dog Zoe. In his spare time he likes to fish, jet-ski and lift weights. He and his wife are huge NASCAR fans and Goodspeed has a standing offer to work as a jack man in a pit crew. He was once named to the All-Nasty Team in the XFL but gives generously of his team to several groups in the community.