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Golden Named To D2CCA All-Super Region 2 Team
Antonio Golden
Antonio Golden during Red Tails Classic against Tuskegee - courtesy photo provided by FVSU Athletics

FORT VALLEY -- Fort Valley State University senior defensive lineman Antonio Golden has been named to the 2021 Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) All-Super Region 2 Second Team as voted on by the region's sports information directors.

Golden, who was named to the All-Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference First Team Defense, led the SIAC in tackles for loss the first eight weeks and sacks for the majority of the season.

The Midway, Georgia native started the season with a monster game with seven tackles, five tackles for loss, three sacks and a forced fumble for the Red Tails Classic Most Valuable Player award in a 30-0 shutout of Tuskegee. Golden recorded at least one tackle for loss in all but one contest and had multiple tackles for loss in six games. He also posted multiple sacks twice in a game as he had two against Savannah State to go with 11 tackles and 3.5 tackles for loss.

On the season, the former Liberty County High School standout registered 50 tackles, 19.5 tackles for loss, eight sacks, two forced fumbles and seven quarterback hurries.


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