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2015 NFL Draft: Markus Golden is drafted by the Arizona Cardinals

Missouri defensive end Markus Golden was drafted in the 2nd round with the 58th by the Arizona Cardinals

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">With the 58th pick in the 2015 <a href="">#NFLDraft</a>, the <a href="">@AZCardinals</a> select DE Markus Golden from <a href="">@OleMissFB</a> <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; NFL Network (@nflnetwork) <a href="">May 2, 2015</a></blockquote>

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NFL Draft Profile: Markus Golden - Jack Peglow | Rock M Nation

In addition to his unrivaled jet engine of a motor, Golden possesses a keen awareness for the ball that has benefits in both the running and the passing game. This vision allows him to quickly discern where the offense is aiming the current running play, he then does a good job of using his hands – a staple of Missouri defense ends – to shed blocks and put himself in a position to make the tackle. He plays disciplined in the running game, and is diligent about maintaining his assignment. Whether that means stuffing a runner trying to burst through the edge of the line or setting the edge on a swing play so that a linebacker can come clean things up, Golden can be counted on to take care of business.


Who could forget this?

Which naturally led to this:

Or when Golden scooped up a fumble and did the Gator-chomp IN THE SWAMP?

Or when Golden rep'd the SEC vs the B1G?

This is SEC speed - Markus Golden

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