Golden signs with Steelers

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Former Nittany Lion Malik Golden signed a contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers Friday afternoon, the team announced. The Steelers are in training camp in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. With Golden, the Nittany Lions now have five members of the 2016 squad that were drafted or signed by NFL teams.

Golden started 13 games and had a career-high 75 tackles as a senior. He also accounted for 6.0 tackles for loss, an interception and three pass breakups. Golden posted nine games with six or more tackles last season, including a personal-best 11 stops at Michigan. He started his career in the Blue & White as a wide receiver and moved to safety prior to the start of his redshirt freshman season. The native of Hartford, Connecticut graduated with a degree in telecommunications in December 2015 and added a second degree in journalism in December 2016. He interned at local radio station B94.5 during the summer of 2016.

Last Updated August 01, 2017