High-energy player who is making the move to defensive end after spending most of his first year in the program as a linebacker ... At the new spot, coaches hope to take advantage of his outstanding athleticism and quickness, and he'll begin camp listed at No. 3 on the depth at one end spot.
Despite joining the team late due to clearinghouse issues, still was able to provide a nice impact as a newcomer, playing in all 12 games (primarily on special teams) and made 10 tackles while forcing one fumble in all ... Made two tackles each in games against Southeastern Louisiana and Arizona State, and registered single tackles in six other games ... Was a major performer on various special teams units, and helped clear the way for return man Marcus Murphy on each of his record-setting three punt return touchdowns on the season ... Forced a fumble on kickoff coverage against Kentucky.
Came to Mizzou from Hutchison, where he redshirted one season after posting an impressive freshman campaign ... As a freshman at Hutchinson, made 90 tackles, including 26 tackles for loss and 10 sacks, to go with 5 forced fumbles and a pair of interceptions ... Junior college coach - Rion Rhoades.
Was a record-setting running back and linebacker at Affton High School before that ... As a senior, ran for a record 2,264 yards and 30 touchdowns while also making 108 tackles and 10 sacks ... His junior season saw him record a school-record 168 tackles and 16 sacks, while he also ran for 1,139 yards and 16 scores ... Was his team's captain each of his last two years at Affton ... A skilled hoopster as well, who was named his basketball team's MVP in 2010 ... High school coach - Dan Oliver.
Parents - Markus Eberhart & Rhonda Golden ... Enjoys working out, playing NCAA Football on PS3 and hanging out with family and friends ... Committed to Mizzou early in his high school career and never really considered other schools, and stayed true to that commitment over the last two years in junior college ... Says that he came to Mizzou because he's been waiting to play here his whole life.