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Markus Golden plays outside linebacker for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. His height is 1.91 meters. He is 117 kilograms in weight. He attended Affton High School while playing football. As a senior, he set a record by rushing for 2,264 yards, scoring 30 times, compiling 108 tackles, and registering 10 sacks. At Hutchinson Community College, he played collegiate football during his first year there.

He had 90 tackles, two interceptions, 26 tackles for a loss, and 10 sacks in addition to those other stats. Also, he caused five turnovers. After moving to the University of Missouri, he continued to play football for the Missouri Tigers. Golden was taken by the Arizona Cardinals in the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft.

In May 2015, he agreed to a four-year deal worth $3.91 million with the Cardinals, with a $1.10 million signing bonus and $1.72 million guaranteed. In March 2019, he signed a $3,750,000 contract with the New York Giants for one season. He received the unrestricted free agency tender from the Giants in April 2020. In October 2020, he joined the Arizona Cardinals once more. In March 2021, Golden and the Cardinals came to a two-year agreement.

Markus Golden
Markus Golden

He began the season as a pass defender with Chandler Jones. His 48 tackles, four forced fumbles, and 11.0 sacks were the most on the team during his participation in 16 games, five of which he started. On September 9, 2022, he and the Cardinals reached a one-year contract agreement.

Markus Golden Parents: Meet Markus Eberhart and Rhonda Golden

Markus Golden was born to parents, Markus Eberhart and Rhonda Golden. He has not given much details concerning the lives of his parents. Any information on them will be updated here.