Mike Goff is in his third season (2015-17) as a graduate assistant at USC. He is working with the offensive line.
In 2016, tackles Zach Banner and Chad Wheeler were All-American first teamers and All-Pac-12 first teamers (Banner also was a finalist for the Senior CLASS Award). The USC offensive line was a semifinalist for the Joe Moore Award. USC ranked sixth nationally in sacks allowed (0.9) and seventh in tackles for loss allowed (4.4). USC played in the Rose Bowl.
In 2015, offensive tackle Zach Banner made the All-Pac-12 first team, center Max Tuerk was a third round pick in the NFL Draft and USC played in the Holiday Bowl.
He previously served as a volunteer assistant coach at San Diego State for 2 seasons (2010-11), working the offensive line, as the Aztecs played in the 2010 Poinsettia Bowl and 2011 New Orleans Bowl, and as an assistant coach at Hilltop High in Chula Vista (Calif.) in 2014.
Goff, 41, played 12 years in the NFL as an offensive guard with the Cincinnati Bengals (1998-2003), San Diego Chargers (2004-08) and Kansas City Chiefs (2009). He started 154 of his 171 career games and was an All-Pro in 2005.
He lettered 4 years (1994-97) as a guard at Iowa, starting 2 seasons. Iowa played in the 1995 and 1997 Sun Bowls and 1996 Alamo Bowl. He was a third round pick in the 1998 NFL Draft by the Bengals.
He played football (prep All-American) and wrestling (sectional heavyweight champ) at LaSalle (Ill.)-Peru High.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in liberal studies from Iowa in 2012. He is working on his master’s degree in communication at USC.
While living in San Diego after his retirement from the NFL, he was a local sports radio and television analyst. In 2007, he cut his signature long hair and donated it to Locks of Love.
He was born on Jan. 6, 1976. He and his wife, Jessica, have a daughter, Harper, 5.
BIRTHDAY: Jan. 6, 1976
FAMILY: Wife, Jessica; Daughter, Harper, 5
HIGH SCHOOL: LaSalle-Peru HS, LaSalle, Ill.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree, liberal studies, Iowa, 2012
PLAYING EXPERIENCE: LaSalle-Peru HS, LaSalle, Ill.
Iowa, offensive guard, 1994-97
Cincinnati Bengals, guard, 1998-2003
COACHING EXPERIENCE: 5 years