Draft Scout Snapshot:DS Rating on 9-1-10: #42 CB, #425/750 Overall, 2010: Gomes has been a turnover machine during his NU career...has intercepted seven passes in 23 career games, and has also caused five fumbles. In 2010, Gomes has caused two fumbles and has three interceptions. He picked off an Idaho pass and returned it 40 yards for a touchdown, added his second pick against Missouri, and then his third pick on Colorado’s first drive of the second half. He also had a 19-yard fumble return against the Buffs. Gomes ranks second on the team with 93 tackles, including a career-high 12 stops at Kansas State and double-figure tackle totals against Texas and Oklahoma State. He has four tackles for loss. He was an honorable-mention All-Big 12 selection...2009: Played in 13 games, including six starts in the final nine games. He finished with 46 tackles, including 26 solo stops and four tackles for loss. Gomes also intercepted four passes to rank third on the team, helping NU rank seventh nationally with 20 interceptions. Gomes ranked 10th in the conference in interceptions per game...JUNIOR COLLEGE: Came to NU after two impressive seasons at City College of San Francisco. He recorded 39 tackles in 2008 for Coach George Rush's team. Gomes also had four interceptions, 14 pass breakups and five tackles for loss. Gomes earned all-conference honors for his play. As a freshman, Gomes recorded 34 tackles, four interceptions, seven breakups and four tackles for loss, helping the Rams to a national championship.
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Draft Scout DeJon Gomes News
01/04/13 - SS DeJon Gomes was limited again on Thursday after being inactive against Dallas with a sprained MCL suffered on the opening kickoff of the second half in Week 16 at Philadelphia. He's probably questionable for Sunday.
12/31/12 - SS DeJon Gomes was inactive against Dallas with a sprained MCL sustained on the opening kickoff of the second half in Week 16 at Philadelphia. Shanahan said he was very close to playing against the Cowboys.
12/28/12 - S DeJon Gomes suffered a Grade 2 sprain of his left MCL on the opening kickoff of the second half last Sunday. Gomes was limited again on Thursday. If Gomes can't play against Dallas, fellow reserve S Jordan Pugh would see more action.
12/27/12 - S DeJon Gomes suffered a Grade 2 sprain of his left MCL on the opening kickoff of the second half last Sunday. Gomes was limited on Wednesday which coach Mike Shanahan took as a positive sign of him being available on Sunday. If Gomes can't play against Dallas, fellow reserve S Jordan Pugh would see more action.
12/24/12 - S DeJon Gomes sustained a Grade 2 sprain of his left MCL on the opening kickoff of the second half. Shanahan said that Gomes will test the knee on Wednesday to see how it responds. If Gomes can't play against Dallas, fellow reserve S Jordan Pugh would see more action.