Eddie Goldman finds home at DT

High school coach quickly recognized player's best potential was not at tight end

Updated: June 24, 2011, 11:07 AM ET
By Jamie Newberg | ESPN Recruiting

Not too long ago, Eddie Goldman had aspirations of playing tight end. When he entered Friendship Collegiate Academy in Washington, D.C., he wanted the ball in his hands.

"Yeah, I thought of myself as more of a skill player," Goldman said. "I thought I was a tight end in high school when I first got there. I wasn't too happy about moving to the defensive line."

His head coach, Aazaar Abdul-Rahim, thought otherwise and moved Goldman to defensive tackle. He looks back and laughs at the ...

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