Austin Golson
Austin Golson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Prattville, Ala.

High School:
Prattville

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 309

Position:
OL

Experience:
1L


2013: Played in 12 games on the offensive line, mostly at the guard positions ... Missed the bowl game after undergoing shoulder surgery ... Part of an offensive line that produced the most total yards in school history (6,153) and ranked 21st in the nation and fifth in the SEC in total offense (473.3 ypg) ... Helped four different players post 100-yard rushing performances ... Earned first letter ... at Vanderbilt (8/29/13): Made his Rebel debut playing extensively at RG and helped Ole Miss pile up 489 yards and 39 points ... vs. Southeast Missouri (9/7/13): Helped Ole Miss rack up 532 total yards and 272 rushing yards ... at Texas (9/14/13): Helped pave the way for Jeff Scott's career-best 164 rushing yards ... at Auburn (10/5/13): Helped Ole Miss compile 464 total yards and 340 passing yards ... vs. #9 Texas A&M (10/12/13): Helped Ole Miss compile 462 total yards and 329 passing yards ... vs. #6 LSU (10/19/13): Helped Ole Miss rack up 525 total yards, including 349 through the air ... vs. Idaho (10/26/13): Helped pave the way for season highs in total yards (572) and rushing yards (292) ... vs. Arkansas (11/9/13): Helped Ole Miss to 2nd-best passing total in school history (428 yards) ... vs. Troy (11/16/13): Helped the offense set a school record with 751 total yards ... Member of the 2013 signing class ... HIGH SCHOOL: A U.S. Army and SuperPrep All-America selection ... Tabbed a 4-star prospect by all the major recruiting services ... Rated the 52nd-best prospect in the nation and No. 3 offensive tackle by ESPN.com ... Ranked No. 118 overall and the eighth-best OT by Rivals.com ... Ranked the No. 4 recruit in Alabama by ESPN.com and No. 8 by Rivals.com and 247Sports.com ... Rated No. 10 on AL.com's A-List of top senior football players in Alabama ... Played in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game ... Nominated for the AHSAA Class 6A Lineman of the Year award ... Two-time Class 6A All-State first teamer by the Alabama Sports Writers Association ... Helped Prattville claim the Class 6A state title his junior season, paving the way for an offense that racked up 3,458 rushing yards and 50 touchdowns ... Coached in high school by Chad Anderson ... PERSONAL: Son of Pat and Deborah Trotter ... Full name is Austin Trotter Golson ... Born: July 9, 1995.

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