2011: Played in all 12 games for the first time in his collegiate career, notching four total tackles as a reserve at linebacker and in a special teams role…Had a pair of tackles in back-to-back games late in the season, including two solo stops on the road against No.1-ranked LSU (11/12/11).
2010: Saw action in nine games, splitting time between linebacker and special-teams duties...Was credited with tackles against both Kentucky and Florida Atlantic.
2009: Played in eight games in redshirt freshman season, tallying seven total tackles, including one tackle for a loss...Posted three stops in the season opener at Tennessee...Had a tackle for a loss, to go along with two tackles in week three against Central Arkansas...Collected a pair of tackles in week five at home against Florida International.
2008: Sat out as a redshirt.
HS/Misc: Earned four letters, starting each year, at Martin Luther King HS...An honorable mention all-state and first-team all-region selection as a senior after posting 56 stops, including 11 for loss, in helping the Lions to a 12-1 record and berth in the quarterfinals of the state 5A playoffs...Also credited with two fumble recoveries and a forced fumble...Collected 51 tackles, with 15 behind the line of scrimmage including six sacks, three fumble recoveries and two forced fumbles as a junior...MLKHS finished 10-2 that season as he earned second-team all-region accolades...Credited with 58 total tackles with 2½ sacks and two fumbles recovered as a sophomore, helping the Lions go 9-3 that fall.
The Golden File: Full Name - Tyran Yancey Golden; Parents - Theodore Golden (criminal investigator) and Terry Kennedy (nurse); Birth - July 1, 1990, Atlanta, Ga.; HS - Martin Luther King '08; HS Coach - Corey Jones (Albany State); HS Letters - football 4; Major - management; Ambition - be a sports agent; Hobbies - watching the History Channel.