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Markus Golden is an outside linebacker with the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League in the sport of American football. After participating in college football at the University of Missouri, the Arizona Cardinals selected him in the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft. Before joining the Arizona Cardinals in his second stint, Golden was a member of the New York Giants.

At Affton High School, Golden set a number of records while playing both running back and linebacker. During his junior year, he set a new school record with 168 tackles, as well as a record 16 sacks, and he also rushed for 1,139 yards and 16 touchdowns. In his senior year, he set a school record by rushing for 2,264 yards and scoring 30 touchdowns. In addition, he had 108 tackles and 10 sacks.

How Old Is Markus Golden?

Markus Golden is the son of Markus Eberhart and Rhonda Golden. He is currently 31 years and was born on March 13, 1991, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

Markus Golden College Career

Golden had 90 tackles as a freshman at Hutchinson, along with 26 tackles for a loss, 10 sacks, five forced fumbles, and two interceptions.

Golden was able to make a positive contribution despite joining Missouri’s squad later than expected due to clearinghouse complications. He played in all 12 games (mainly on special teams), recorded 10 tackles, and ultimately forced one fumble. He also contributed significantly to numerous special teams groups.

Golden led MU ends with 55 tackles as a junior in 2013 and played around 40% of the snaps behind Kony Ealy and Michael Sam. He also contributed 13 tackles for loss, 6.5 sacks, and 8 passes broken.

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