Goddard played in 44 games — including 37 starts — for the South Carolina Gamecocks. Goddard started all 12 games as a senior in 2005, playing eight games at right tackle, one at left tackle and three at right guard, and was co-winner of South Carolina’s outstanding offensive lineman award. Goddard was also an all-Southeastern Conference candidate at right tackle. He started all 11 games at right tackle as a junior and started 11 of 12 games as a sophomore in 2003. As a freshman, Goddard played in nine games with three starts at centre and was named a freshman all-American and a member of the all-SEC freshman team by The Sporting News. Goddard was named to the 2005 all-SEC pre-season second team by The Sporting News.