Football


Bud Golden
Bud Golden
23

Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
Sycamore

Weight:
215

Position:
RB

Birthdate:
02/06/1991

2010: Played in all 13 games, primarily on special teams ... Rushed for 32 yards on eight carries (4.0 ypg), had one reception for 12 yards and returned four kicks for 52 yards (13.0 ypr) on the season ... Recorded a career-high six carries for 29 yards and had one catch for 12 yards in win over Purdue ... Made first collegiate appearance in season-opener against Missouri, tallying 15 yards on a kick return.

2009: Redshirted the 2009 season.

High School: A four-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Rated the 19th-best tailback nationally by Rivals.com ... PrepStar All-American ... A Rivals250 player ... Ranked the eighth-best player in the state of Ohio ... Earned second-team All-State honors ... Named first-team All-Greater Miami Conference and All-Region ... Rushed for 1,513 yards as a senior, scoring 19 touchdowns on 160 carries ... Averaged 169.9 yards per game and 8.1 yards per carry ... Ranked the No. 69 prospect in the Midwest by SuperPrep ... Earned five varsity letters at Sycamore High School, three for football and two for track ... Rushed for a school record 3,000 yards and 40 touchdowns in his career ... High school coach was Scott Datillo.

Personal: Born on Feb. 6, 1991 ... Son of Annie and Bud Golden ... The youngest of six children ... Full name is Bud Lee Golden ... Enrolled in the general curriculum ... High school teammate of fellow Illini Steve Hull ... Chose Illinois over Pittsburgh, Minnesota, Cincinnati and Purdue.

CAREER HIGHS
Carries: 6 vs. Purdue, 10/30/10
Rushing Yards: 29 vs. Purdue, 10/30/10
Long Run: 11 vs. Purdue, 10/30/10
Receptions: 1 vs. Purdue, 10/30/10
Receiving Yards: 12 vs. Purdue, 10/30/10
Long Reception: 12 vs. Purdue, 10/30/10
Kickoff Returns: 1, four times (last time at Michigan, 11/6/10)
Long Kickoff Return: 15, twice (last time at Michigan, 11/6/10)

Golden's Statistics:

Season Totals Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
Year no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
2010 8 32 0 11 1 12 0 12 0-0-0 0 0 0 4 52 0 15 0 0 0 0 96
TOTALS 8 32 0 11 1 12 0 12 0-0-0 0 0 0 4 52 0 15 0 0 0 0 96


Golden's Game-By-Game Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

(updated 8/17/11)

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