Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#1 Robert Golden
Position: Cornerback
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fresno, Calif.
High School: Edison HS
Experience: 3 Letters

Arizona: 3L... Should factor at safety or corner in 2011, and his 26-game starting experience backs it up... Third on club with 60 tackles in 2010 at CB, with a team-high 12 PBUs, an interception and 2.5 TFL... Season high 11 hits against Stanford... Had interception at UCLA to earn coaches POW citation... 13-game starter at strong safety in 2009 after switching to the position from cornerback in spring ball... Had electrifying play with 79-yard interception return for a touchdown two and a half minutes into the victory over Stanford... Return was the seventh-longest INT take-back in school history and longest in 13 seasons... Also had interception and 14-yard return against WSU... 41 total tackles with a season-high nine at Iowa and five against Stanford... Earned coaches' citation for special teams player of the week against Washington... Earned spurs on special teams in 2008 as redshirt freshman... Saw action in all 13 games, primarily on special teams in 2008, but occasionally in formation role... Had eight tackles on kickoff coverage, second on that unit... Finished with 12 tackles for the regular season... One of Arizona's top recruits in the 2008 class... '08 game-highs: 2 tackles vs. Idaho, UCLA and Stanford... Career highs: 11 tackles vs. Stanford '10, one interception three times, 4 PBU against OkState '10...

High School: Edison High School, Fresno, Calif., 2008... Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West... Tacoma News Tribune Western 100... PrepStar Dream Team 2007...All-(Fresno) Bee 2007 Football All-Star... Second-team all-state by CalHiSports and All-Valley first-team honors... U.S. Army All-American game... MaxPreps Division II All-State first team... Helped Edison 10-1-1 record and state semifinals... Among top-rated on Arizona's list of signees...Three-year starter for Edison, which has turned out a number of D-I defensive backs over the years...Tigers coach Tim McDonald - of USC fame - says hardly anyone completed any passes against lockdown-corner Golden in 2007, who was joined in the secondary by Tim Jr., a safety... In 2006, had 61 tackles and four interceptions playing opposite all-state pick Courtney Viney...

Personal: Academic major is sociology... Recruited by coach Tim Kish... Date of birth Sept. 13, 1990...

Career Totals
Year	G-GS	UT	AT	TT	Other
2008	13-0	9	4	13	TFL, FF
2009	13-13	24	17	41	2 INT, PBU, TD
2010	13-13	47	13	60	1 INT, 12 PBU, 2.5 TFL, FF, FR
Total	39-26	70	34	104	3 INT (TD), 13 PBU, 3.5 TFL, 2 FF, FR