Antonio Goss
Carson–Newman Eagles
Position:Special teams coordinator & cornerbacks coach
Personal information
Born: (1966-08-11) August 11, 1966 (age 57)
Randleman, North Carolina, U.S.
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:228 lb (103 kg)
Career information
High school:Randleman
(Randleman, North Carolina)
College:North Carolina
NFL draft:1989 / Round: 12 / Pick: 319
Career history
As a player:
As a coach:
  • East Chapel Hill HS (NC) (1998–1999)
    Linebackers coach
  • North Carolina Central (2000)
    Special teams coordinator & linebackers coach
  • Buffalo (2001–2005)
    Special teams coordinator, defensive backs coach, & linebackers coach
  • Middle Tennessee (2006–2008)
    Special teams coordinator & defensive backs coach
  • Louisville (2009)
    Special teams coordinator & defensive backs coach
  • Furman (2011–2014)
    Special teams coordinator & defensive backs coach
  • East Tennessee State (2015–2017)
    Special teams coordinator & defensive backs coach
  • Carson–Newman (2018–present)
    Special teams coordinator & cornerbacks coach

Antonio Derrell Goss (born August 11, 1966) is an American football coach and former player. He is the special teams coordinator and cornerbacks coach for Carson–Newman University, a position he has held since 2018. Goss played professionally as a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for seven seasons with the San Francisco 49ers and St. Louis Rams. He was selected by the 49ers in the 12th round of the 1989 NFL draft.[1] He won two Super Bowl rings with the 49ers and captain alongside Jerry Rice and Tim McDonald in Super Bowl XXIX.

Goss was a standout in high school sports, lettering in football, basketball, track, and baseball. His athleticism earned him All-American honors in football during his senior year. Goss was key member of Randleman's 2A state championship teams in 1981, 1982, and 1983 and was named captain of his football team his senior year. He was inducted into the Randleman High School Sports Hall Fame in 2013.


  1. ^ "1989 NFL Draft Listing". Retrieved May 27, 2023.