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6-1 / 215
Junior College: Early in his redshirt freshman season (2010), transferred from Arizona to Kilgore (Texas) College, two hours east of Dallas, after Arizona defensive coordinator Mark Stoops left for Florida State...Hampered by a knee injury, played in seven games and recorded 50 stops (29 solo), three tackles for loss, 2½ sacks and two blocked punts...Primarily an OLB, also broke up three passes, forced a fumble and averaged nearly 10 tackles per start, sharing time as a starter...Joined the program after Kilgore's first game, and made college debut in the team's second contest, racking up 10 tackles, a sack and a pass broken up in one half of play, while still learning the defense...Head coach was J.J. Eckert.
2009: Recruited by Mark Stoops, signed out of high school with Arizona...Redshirted as a true freshman in his first season of college eligibility.
High School: Exclusively a defensive player, started for three years under head coach Andrew Jackson at Lancaster (Texas) High School, just south of Dallas...Earned PrepStar All-America and Rivals.com Texas Postseason Top 100 honors following his senior campaign, when the Tigers captured their district championship and sent 10 players to the Division I ranks...Also garnered consecutive first-team all-District 15-4A recognition (2007-08)...As a senior, topped 120 tackles with 15 stops behind the line of scrimmage, including 10 sacks and three fumble recoveries, playing as both a defensive end and outside linebacker... Started gaining national attention as a junior middle linebacker, with 124 stops, 10 tackles for loss, eight sacks and five forced fumbles in 2007...Picked up second-team all-district honors as a sophomore (2006), his first season on varsity...Also lettered one year on the LHS wrestling team...Recruited by Arizona, Nebraska, Ole Miss, Arkansas, Cincinnati and Baylor, in addition to CSU.
Personal: Given name Cordarius Golston....Born June 30, 1991, in Lancaster, Texas...Parents are Gwendolyn and Nathan Morris...Has one younger brother...Cousin, Anthony Gilbert, plays football at Northwestern State...Earned a two-year associates-in-arts degree in one year at Kilgore College...Majoring in business administration...Hometown: Lancaster, Texas.