Outside linebacker with the American football team Markus Golden is a professional. The NFL team for which he plays is the Arizona Cardinals. He stands at 1.91 m. 117 kg make up his weight. He attended Affton High School and played football there. As a senior, he set the record for rushing with 2,264 yards, 30 touchdowns, 108 tackles, and 10 sacks.
When he was a freshman at Hutchinson Community College, he played collegiate football. He not only made 90 tackles, but also two interceptions, 26 tackles for a loss, and 10 sacks. Moreover, he caused five turnovers. After relocating to Missouri University, he continued to play football for the Missouri Tigers. The Arizona Cardinals picked second overall in the 2015 NFL Draft.
With $1.72 million guaranteed and a $1.10 million signing bonus, he agreed to a four-year, $3.91 million deal with the Cardinals in May 2015. In March 2019, he and the New York Giants reached an agreement on a $3,750,000-a-year deal. His unrestricted free agency tender from the Giants was given to him in April 2020. As of October 2020, he was back with the Arizona Cardinals.
In March 2021, Golden and the Cardinals reached a two-year contract agreement. He began the campaign playing pass defense alongside Chandler Jones. He took part in 16 games, started five of them, and recorded the most sacks on the team with 11.0, 11.0, and 48 tackles. He also forced four fumbles. On September 9, 2022, he and the Cardinals reached a contract for one season.
What Is Markus Golden Jersey Number?
Markus Golden wears jersey number 44 on the Arizona Cardinals team.