Highest Ole Miss Draft Pick since 2010
Golson, Prewitt Both Projected Third or Fourth-Round Picks
Recognizes Golson's Career Performance
Rebels' Six-Game Bowl Winning Streak Snapped
First Consensus and Unanimous First Team All-American since Michael Oher
Ole Miss vs. Central Arkansas (9/1/12)
2013: Played in 12 games with 10 starts at corner ... Eighth on the team with 41 tackles ... Also recorded 2.5 TFLs, two interceptions and three pass breakups ... Earned third letter ... at Vanderbilt (8/29/13): Posted three solo stops ... vs. Southeast Missouri (9/7/13): Made a solo tackle in start ... at Texas (9/14/13): Made six tackles (three solo) in start ... at #1 Alabama (9/28/13): Made three tackles (two solo) in start ... at Auburn (10/5/13): Made four tackles (three solo) with a TFL and two pass breakups in start ... vs. #9 Texas A&M (10/12/13): Made three tackles (two solo) in start ... vs. Idaho (10/26/13): Posted three solo stops ... vs. Arkansas (11/9/13): Tallied two solo stops and intercepted a pass in start ... vs. Troy (11/16/13): Made three tackles (one solo) in start ... vs. #8 Missouri (11/23/13): Made four tackles (three solo) with a TFL in start ... at Mississippi State (11/28/13): Posted four solo stops in start ... Music City Bowl vs. Georgia Tech (12/30/13): Had five tackles, 0.5 TFL, a pass breakup and an INT in start.
2012: Played in 12 games with six starts at cornerback ... Ninth on the team with 36 tackles ... Also had three interceptions and six total passes defended ... Tied for ninth in the SEC with 0.25 interceptions/game ... Earned second letter ... vs. Central Arkansas (9/1): Registered three tackles (one solo) in start ... vs. UTEP (9/8): Made four tackles (one solo), including 0.5 TFL, in start ... vs. #12 Texas (9/15): Recorded a tackle ... at Tulane (9/22): Made three tackles (two solo) ... at #1 Alabama (9/29): Made a tackle and saved a touchdown when he broke up a long pass near the end zone ... vs. Texas A&M (10/6): Made four solo stops ... vs. Auburn (10/13): Posted four stops (two solo) in start ... at Arkansas (10/27): Posted three tackles (one solo) and a pass breakup in start ... vs. Vanderbilt (11/10): Posted two solo tackles ... at #7 LSU (11/17): Posted three tackles (two solo) and two interceptions for a total of 36 return yards, including a return of 21 yards that set up a score ... vs. #24 Mississippi State (11/24): Registered four tackles (two solo) in start ... BBVA Compass Bowl vs. Pitt (1/5): Made four solo stops and had an interception that he returned 19 yards ... Did not practice in the spring while competing with the Rebel baseball team.
BASEBALL 2012: Appeared in 22 games and made 15 starts in the outfield for the Diamond Rebels ... Hit .204 on the year with 13 runs scored, five RBI and five stolen bases.
2011: Played in 12 games with four starts at cornerback ... Tallied 16 total stops and had an interception ... Earned first letter ... vs. BYU (9/3): Made one solo tackle in his first collegiate game ... vs. Southern Illinois (9/10): Made his first career start at cornerback ... at Fresno State (10/1): Recorded one assisted tackle ... vs. Alabama (10/15): Had one assisted tackle ... at Kentucky (11/5): Made one solo tackle ... vs. Louisiana Tech (11/12): Started second game of the season at corner, recording two solo tackles and his first career interception deep in Rebel territory ... vs. LSU (11/19): Racked up a career-high eight tackles (six solo) ... at Mississippi State (11/26): Assisted on two tackles.
HIGH SCHOOL: A SuperPrep All-America selection and rated the No. 8 player in Mississippi ... Participated in the Offense-Defense All-American Game ... Named to The Clarion-Ledger's Top 25 Recruits list and the Dandy Dozen squad ... A second team Class 6A All-State pick by the Mississippi Association of Coaches as a senior ... Rated the No. 10 player in Mississippi and the No. 33 cornerback in the nation by Rivals.com ... Named the No. 25 cornerback in the nation and No. 271 player overall by Scout.com ... A PrepStar All-Region selection ... Recorded 3 INTs and scored 5 TDs as a senior ... Coached in high school by Scott Sission ... Also named to The Clarion-Ledger's Baseball Dandy Dozen.
PERSONAL: Son of Anthony and Tarsha Golson ... Born: July 7, 1993 ... Criminal justice major ... Selected in the eighth round of the 2011 MLB Draft by Boston with the 262nd overall pick as a center fielder.
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