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Updated: February 1, 2013
Pronounced JARE-in goo-VAY-uh
2012: Played in all 12 games, starting the first four of the season ... Played 409 plays, including 202 at linebacker and 207 on special teams ... Made 11 tackles in his first game back from injury against Georgia Tech ... Assisted on two tackles, also adding two quarterback hurries against Austin Peay ... Made six tackles and forced a fumble at Pittsburgh ... Had one hurry against Bowling Green ... Contributed on special teams against Cincinnati ... Made four tackles while in on 25 special teams plays ... Was in on one tackle while on the field for 20 special teams plays against Duke ... Saw action on 22 special teams plays at Clemson ... Was in on 25 special teams plays at Miami ... Made a tackle while in on 23 special teams plays against Florida State ... Contributed on 25 special teams plays at Boston College ... Helped on a tackle while in on 24 special teams plays against Boston College ... Recorded an eight-yard rush to give Tech the first down on a fake punt against Virginia.
2011: Played in six games, starting five at whip linebacker ... Totaled 150 snaps on defense and 43 on special teams for a total of 193 ... Had nine tackles, a tackle for loss and half a sack ... Also added an interception, a pass breakup and five quarterback hurries ... Returned an interception 26 yards and had a QB hurry in the season opener against Appalachian State ... Assisted on a tackle, had a QB hurry and was in on a sack for six lost yards at ECU ... Had a tackle and was credited with two QB hurries in the win over Arkansas State ... Registered four tackles, a pass breakup and a hurry in the win at Marshall ... Made a solo tackle against Clemson on special teams ... Had two tackles and assisted on a TFL before leaving the Miami game in the first quarter due to injury ... Was lost for the season after it was determined he suffered a Lisfranc sprain in his left foot during the Miami game.
2010: Started seven games at whip linebacker … Also started on three special team units … Posted 41 tackles and a pair of interceptions … Also forced two fumbles … Tied for the team lead with seven tackles against Boise State … Added six tackles against JMU … Intercepted a pass at Boston College … Had four tackles against NC State … Was in on 41 plays against Central Michigan with five tackles and a QB hurry … Caused a fourth-quarter fumble at the goal-line to help preserve the win at UNC … Picked up five tackles, one for a loss, in the Miami game … Had six tackles against Virginia … Grabbed a deflected pass against FSU and returned it 24 yards for the Hokies’ first touchdown in the ACC Championship Game … Had a pair of tackles and forced a fumble during the Orange Bowl game … Posted five tackles during Tech’s third spring scrimmage … Registered a sack, two hurries and a fumble recovery in the Maroon-White game … Won the Frank O. Moseley Award as the top defensive hustler of the off-season and spring.
2009: Played in eight games, posting three tackles, including one for a loss … Worked with four different special team units … Registered a tackle for loss and two total tackles while playing six defensive plays against Marshall … Also saw action on the kickoff team … Was used briefly on special teams against Miami and Duke … Had a quarterback hurry while playing 16 defensive snaps against Boston College … Also had nine special team plays … Was in on a tackle during four special team plays against North Carolina … Had four plays on the kickoff team at Virginia … Saw brief special teams duty in the Chick-fil-A Bowl … Earned 100% Effort Awards for five of the team’s six pre-spring 6 a.m. workouts … Improved in three of the four major lifts during off-season workouts … Was in on five tackles, one for a loss, during Tech’s first major scrimmage of the spring … Had three tackles in another scrimmage and broke up a pass in the Maroon-White game.
2008: Took a redshirt year … Worked as a rover during the fall … Increased his weight and strength during the off-season program … Moved to whip linebacker for spring practice … Posted a tackle, an interception and broke up a pass during Tech’s first scrimmage of the spring … Contributed a tackle for loss in another scrimmage … Missed two practices during the final week with an ankle injury but played in the Maroon-White game, breaking up a pass.
High School: The Washington Post All-Met Defensive Player of the Year his senior season for Coach Mickey Thompson … Ranked the No. 23 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Rated the No. 34 safety in the country by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. … Rated the No. 120 safety in the country and the No. 24 prospect in Virginia by SuperPrep … Ranked the No. 33 player in the Commonwealth by scout.com … Named first-team Group AAA all-state as a defensive back by The Associated Press his senior year … Also earned first-team all-state honors from the VHSCA and was named Defensive Player of the Year … Led Stone Bridge with seven interceptions, including two in the Group AAA Division 5 state championship game which the Bulldogs won … One of team’s leading tacklers with 73 stops … Also ran for more than 900 yards and scored 22 touchdowns en route to being named the Liberty District Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year, as well as the Northern Region Defensive Player of the Year … Totaled 76 stops and had four interceptions and three forced fumbles as a junior … Earned AP first-team all-state honors as a junior, as well as second-team Washington Post All-Met honors.
Personal: Jeron Kaulana Gouveia-Winslow … Born 2/21/90 in Fairfax, VA … Son of Tommy and Loree Winslow … Graduated with a degree in human development.