SHARROD GOLIGHTLY
Safety
2010-2014
Decatur, GA
Prior Schools
SchoolLocation
Southwest DeKalb Decatur, GA

Roster Listings
YearRosterNumPosHtWtYrGmsGS
2011 Fall 2011 9 SS 5-10 185 RFr 12 0
2012 Spring 2012 8 SPUR 5-10 179 So
2012 Fall 2012 9 SPUR 5-10 179 So 8 0
2013 Spring 2013 9 SPUR 5-10 179 Jr
2013 Fall 2013 9 SPUR 5-10 195 Jr 13 12
2014 Spring 2014 9 SPUR 5-10 205 Sr
2014 Fall 2014 9 SPUR 5-10 187 Sr 12 10
Depth Chart Appearances
DescriptionPositionRank
9/3/2011 vs. East Carolina Strong Safety 2nd String
9/10/11 at Georgia Strong Safety 2nd String
10/29/11 at Tennessee Strong Safety 3rd String
11/26/2011 vs. Clemson Spur 3rd String
11/26/2011 vs. Clemson Strong Safety 3rd String
10/13/2012 at LSU Spur 2nd String
11/24/12 vs. Clemson Spur 2nd String
8/29/13 vs. North Carolina Spur Starter
10/5/13 vs. Kentucky Spur Starter
10/19/13 at Tennessee Spur Starter
Capital One Bowl vs. Wisconsin Spur Starter
Pre-Spring Practice 2014 Spur Starter
8/28/14 vs. Texas A&M Spur Starter
9/27/2014 vs. Missouri Spur Starter
Gamecock Archives Article Mentions
Article
Honors
AwardYear
2013 All-SEC 2nd Team (AP)
2013 All-SEC 3rd Team (Phil Steele)
Recruiting Rankings and Honors
SourcePositionRank
Rivals.com Georgia ALL 64
Rivals.com National S 56
Scout.com National S 85
Defense
YearSoloAstTklTFLSacksIntPBUQBHFRFFBK
2011 8 0 8 1.0 0.0 0 0 0 1 0
2012 3 0 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 30 17 47 6.0 1.5 4 1 2 0 0
2014 37 20 57 7.5 1.5 1 3 1 0 0 0
Tot 78 37 115 14.5 3.0 1 7 2 2 1 0
Penalties
YearPenaltiesYards
2014 1 -5
Games Started
DateOpponentPosition
2013-08-29 North Carolina Spur
2013-09-07 Georgia Spur
2013-09-14 Vanderbilt Spur
2013-09-28 Central Florida Spur
2013-10-05 Kentucky Spur
2013-10-12 Arkansas Spur
2013-10-19 Tennessee Spur
2013-10-26 Missouri Spur
2013-11-02 Mississippi State Spur
2013-11-16 Florida Spur
2013-11-23 Coastal Carolina Spur
2013-11-30 Clemson Spur
2014-08-28 Texas A&M Spur
2014-09-20 Vanderbilt Spur
2014-09-27 Missouri Spur
2014-10-04 Kentucky Spur
2014-10-18 Furman Spur
2014-10-25 Auburn Spur
2014-11-01 Tennessee Spur
2014-11-15 Florida Spur
2014-11-22 South Alabama Spur
2014-12-27 Miami (Fla) Spur
Game Defensive Stats
DateOpponentSOLOASTTKLTFLSKFFFRPBUQBHIPLCDPLRZPLIPP
2012-10-06 Georgia 2 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.00
2012-10-20 Florida 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2013-08-29 North Carolina 4 2 6 1.0 0.0 0 0 0 1 4 2 1 7.84
2013-09-14 Vanderbilt 1 1 2 1.0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 10.00
2013-09-28 Central Florida 3 2 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2013-10-05 Kentucky 4 1 5 0.5 0.5 0 0 1 0
2013-10-12 Arkansas 1 1 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2013-10-19 Tennessee 2 3 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2013-10-26 Missouri 3 1 4 1.0 0.0 0 0 1 0
2013-11-02 Mississippi State 3 1 4 2.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2013-11-16 Florida 3 3 6 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0
2014-08-28 Texas A&M 3 2 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 4.12
2014-09-06 East Carolina 2 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 6.00
2014-09-13 Georgia 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.50
2014-09-20 Vanderbilt 2 4 6 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.67
2014-09-27 Missouri 2 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 4.00
2014-10-18 Furman 2 0 2 1.0 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 4.14
2014-10-25 Auburn 1 1 2 1.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.75
2014-11-01 Tennessee 5 4 9 1.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 9.21
2014-11-15 Florida 3 5 8 1.5 0.5 0 0 0 0 7 1 2 13.06
2014-11-22 South Alabama 1 1 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 2.00
2014-12-27 Miami (Fla) 6 2 8 2.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 6 1 1 10.92
Single Game Interceptions
SeasonGame DateOpponentIntYdsTDPasser
2014 2014-09-06 East Carolina 1 0 0 Shane Carden
Scoring Plays
DateOpponentQtrTimeUSCOppPlay
Defense - Sacks
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
2013 2013-09-14 Vanderbilt 2 2 VAN 28 Austyn Carta-Samuels sacked for loss of 10 (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-10-05 Kentucky 3 5 UKY 30 Jalen Whitlow sacked for loss of 5 (Sharrod Golightly, Darius English)
2014 2014-10-18 Furman 3 7 USC 7 PJ Blazejowski sacked for loss of 9 (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-11-15 Florida 1 10 FLA 45 Treon Harris sacked for loss of 5 (Bryson Allen-Williams, Sharrod Golightly), fumble, recovered by T.Westbrook at UF 35
Defense - Tackles For Loss
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
2011 2011-11-12 Florida 1 2 USC 2 Jeff Demps rush for loss of 4 (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-08-29 North Carolina 1 10 UNC 35 Sean Tapley loss of 2 on pass from Bryn Renner (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-10-26 Missouri 3 2 UMO 33 Henry Josey rush for loss of 4 (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-11-02 Mississippi State 1 5 USC 32 L.Perkins rush for loss of 1 (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-11-02 Mississippi State 2 13 MST 43 Jameon Lewis loss of 2 on pass from Dak Prescott (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-11-16 Florida 2 2 FLA 40 Kelvin Taylor rush for loss of 4 (Sharrod Golightly, Gerald Dixon Jr.)
2014 2014-10-25 Auburn 1 2 USC 2 Cameron Artis-Payne rush for loss of 2 (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-11-01 Tennessee 1 10 UTN 25 Marlin Lane rush for loss of 1 (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-11-15 Florida 2 2 USC 17 Treon Harris rush for loss of 1 (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-11-29 Clemson 3 5 USC 26 Wayne Gallman, loss of 3 on pass from Cole Stoudt (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-12-27 Miami (Fla) 1 10 USC 48 Duke Johnson rush for loss of 3 (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-12-27 Miami (Fla) 3 6 USC 30 Duke Johnson rush for loss of 3 (Sharrod Golightly)
Defense - Passes Broken Up
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
2013 2013-09-07 Georgia 2 8 UGA 20 Aaron Murray pass for Michael Bennett incomplete (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-10-05 Kentucky 2 2 USC 26 Jalen Whitlow pass for Ryan Timmons incomplete (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-10-26 Missouri 1 10 UMO 29 Matty Mauk pass for Eric Waters incomplete (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-09-27 Missouri 1 10 UMO 38 Maty Mauk pass for Bud Sasser incomplete (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-09-27 Missouri 1 10 USC 36 Maty Mauk pass for J'Mon Moore incomplete (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-10-04 Kentucky 1 10 UKY 25 Patrick Towles pass for Ryan Timmons incomplete (Sharrod Golightly)
Defense - Interceptions
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
2014 2014-09-06 East Carolina 3 5 USC 37 Shane Carden pass intercepted by Sharrod Golightly at SC 31, returned 0 yards
Defensive Plays
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
2012 2012-10-06 Georgia 3 1 USC 41 Merritt Hall rush for 5 (Sharrod Golightly)
2012 2012-10-06 Georgia 2 1 USC 27 Ken Malcome rush for 4 (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-08-29 North Carolina 3 25 UNC 30 Sean Tapley, 3-yd pass from Bryn Renner (Chaz Sutton, Sharrod Golightly) + SC face mask (Chaz Sutton)
2013 2013-08-29 North Carolina 1 10 USC 44 Quinshad Davis rush for 2 (Sharrod Golightly, Brison Williams)
2013 2013-08-29 North Carolina 1 6 USC 6 Romar Morris rush for 4 (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-08-29 North Carolina 1 10 UNC 37 Eric Ebron, 11-yd pass from Bryn Renner (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-09-07 Georgia 1 10 USC 20 Todd Gurley rush for 19 (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-09-07 Georgia 1 10 USC 40 Quayvon Hicks rush for 15 (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-09-14 Vanderbilt 2 5 USC 5 Wesley Tate rush for 4 (Jimmy Legree, Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-09-28 Central Florida 1 10 UCF 49 Storm Johnson rush for 4 (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-09-28 Central Florida 2 10 50 Blake Bortles rush for 7 (Kaiwan Lewis, Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-09-28 Central Florida 1 10 USC 28 Rannell Hall, 12-yd pass from Blake Bortles (Jimmy Legree, Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-09-28 Central Florida 1 10 UCF 36 Storm Johnson rush for 1 (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-09-28 Central Florida 3 10 UCF 25 Justin Tukes, 10-yd pass from Blake Bortles (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-10-05 Kentucky 2 5 UKY 41 Jeff Badet, 1-yd pass from Jalen Whitlow (Sharrod Golightly) + SC personal foul, hands to the face (Kaiwan Lewis)
2013 2013-10-05 Kentucky 2 2 USC 35 Jojo Kemp rush for 3 (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-10-05 Kentucky 3 7 UKY 41 Alex Montgomery, 6-yd pass from Jalen Whitlow (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-10-05 Kentucky 1 10 UKY 25 Javess Blue, 1-yd pass from Jalen Whitlow (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-10-12 Arkansas 2 7 ARK 16 Alex Collins rush for 12 (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-10-12 Arkansas 1 10 ARK 25 Jonathan Williams rush for 4 (Brison Williams, Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-10-19 Tennessee 1 10 UTN 47 R.Neal rush for 3 (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-10-19 Tennessee 1 10 UTN 25 R.Neal rush for 3 (T.J. Holloman, Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-10-19 Tennessee 3 1 UTN 34 R.Neal rush for 2 (Marcquis Roberts, Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-10-19 Tennessee 1 10 UTN 17 R.Neal rush for 1 (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-10-26 Missouri 1 10 UMO 48 Marcus Murphy rush for 4 (Sharrod Golightly, Kelcy Quarles)
2013 2013-10-26 Missouri 1 10 UMO 35 Maurice Lucas, 29-yd pass from Maty Mauk (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-11-02 Mississippi State 1 10 50 L.Perkins rush for 5 (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-11-02 Mississippi State 2 7 USC 39 Robert Johnson, 5-yd pass from Dax Prescott (Jimmy Legree, Sharrod Gollghtly)
2013 2013-11-02 Mississippi State 2 4 USC 46 Dak Prescott rush for no gain, fumble, forced by (Chaz Sutton) recovered by (Sharrod Golightly) at MSU 47, returned 24 yards (Malcolm Johnson)
2013 2013-11-16 Florida 2 8 FLA 35 Kelvin Taylor rush for 1 (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-11-16 Florida 1 10 USC 26 Kelvin Taylor rush for 2 (Brison Williams, Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-11-16 Florida 1 15 USC 21 Kelvin Taylor rush for 5 (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-11-16 Florida 2 7 FLA 26 Mack Brown rush for 4 (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-11-16 Florida 1 10 FLA 25 Kelvin Taylor rush for 2 (Chaz Sutton, Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-11-23 Coastal Carolina 3 1 COA 34 Brian Kass rush for loss of 3, fumble, recovered by (Sharrod Golightly) at CC 31, returned 23 yards - SC unsportsmanlike conduct (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-11-23 Coastal Carolina 1 2 USC 2 L.Taliaferro rush for no gain (Darius English, Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-11-30 Clemson 1 10 USC 48 Adam Humphries, 5-yd pass from Tajh Boyd (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-11-30 Clemson 3 10 CLM 40 Roderick McDowell, 28-yd pass from Tajh Boyd (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2013-11-30 Clemson 2 9 CLM 20 Tajh Boyd pass for Sammy Watkins incomplete (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2014-01-01 Wisconsin 4 1 USC 26 Melvin Gordon rush for no gain (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2014-01-01 Wisconsin 1 10 WIS 32 Melvin Gordon rush for 3 (Sharrod Golightly)
2013 2014-01-01 Wisconsin 3 7 USC 27 Curt Phillips rush for 7 (Sharrod Golightly, Gerald Dixon)
2014 2014-08-28 Texas A&M 1 10 TAM 25 Malcolme Kennedy, 1-yd pass from Kenny Hill (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-08-28 Texas A&M 2 7 USC 19 Tra Carson rush for 4 (Sharrod Golightly, Bryson Allen-Williams)
2014 2014-08-28 Texas A&M 1 10 TAM 39 Malcolme Kennedy, 6-yd pass from Kenny Hill (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-08-28 Texas A&M 1 10 TAM 25 Malcome Kennedy, 7-yd pas from Kenny Hill (Sharrod Golightly, T.J. Holloman)
2014 2014-08-28 Texas A&M 2 7 USC 12 Trey Williams rush for 4 (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-09-06 East Carolina 1 10 ECU 37 Breon Allen rush for 44 (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-09-06 East Carolina 1 10 USC 22 Breon Allen rush for 5 (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-09-13 Georgia 2 1 USC 45 Todd Gurley rush for 5 (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-09-20 Vanderbilt 2 10 VAN 34 Ralph Webb, 4-yd pass from Wade Freebeck (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-09-20 Vanderbilt 1 10 VAN 36 Ralph Webb rush for 6 (Kaiwan Lewis, Sharrod Golightly); end of half
2014 2014-09-20 Vanderbilt 3 9 VAN 16 Steven Scheu, 44-yd pass from Wade Freebeck (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-09-20 Vanderbilt 1 10 USC 29 Ralph Webb rush for 12 (D.J. Smith, Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-09-27 Missouri 1 10 UMO 22 Marcus Murphy rush for 16 (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-10-04 Kentucky 1 10 UKY 40 Ryan Timmons, 5-yd pass from Patrick Towles (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-10-04 Kentucky 1 10 USC 17 Joey Herrick, 14-yd pass from Patrick Towles (T.J. Gurley, Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-10-04 Kentucky 1 10 UKY 25 Braylon Heard, 2-yd pass from Patrick Towles (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-10-04 Kentucky 2 8 UKY 27 Braylon Heard rush for 2 (Sharrod Golightly) - UK holding
2014 2014-10-04 Kentucky 1 10 UKY 34 Jojo Kemp rush for no gain (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-10-18 Furman 1 10 FUR 34 Ernie Cain rush for 3 (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-10-25 Auburn 1 10 AUB 12 Cameron Artis-Payne rush for 9 (Skai Moore, Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-11-01 Tennessee 1 15 USC 48 Alton Howard rush for 1 (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-11-01 Tennessee 2 6 UTN 39 Von Pearson, 42-yd pass from Joshua Dobbs (T.J. Gurley, Sharrod Golightly) + SC face mask (Chris Lammons)
2014 2014-11-01 Tennessee 1 10 USC 40 Jalen Hurd rush for 16 (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-11-01 Tennessee 3 1 USC 12 Jalen Hurd rush for 5 (T.J. Gurley, Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-11-01 Tennessee 1 10 UTN 41 Joshua Dobbs rush for 12 (Sharrod Golightly, Jonathan Walton)
2014 2014-11-01 Tennessee 1 10 UTN 37 Von Pearson rush for 9 (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-11-01 Tennessee 1 10 UTN 25 Jalen Hurd rush for no gain (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-11-01 Tennessee 2 7 USC 22 Joshua Dobbs rush for 2 (Sharrod Golightly, Phillip Dukes)
2014 2014-11-15 Florida 2 5 USC 44 Kelvin Taylor rush for no gain (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-11-15 Florida 1 10 USC 24 Treon Harris rush for 8 (Sharrod Golightly, Skai Moore)
2014 2014-11-15 Florida 2 12 FLA 18 Treon Harris rush for 1 (Sharrod Golightly, Skai Moore)
2014 2014-11-15 Florida 1 10 USC 35 Matt Jones rush for 1 (Sharrod Golightly, Skai Moore) + SC unsportsmanlike conduct (Chris Lammons)
2014 2014-11-15 Florida 2 5 FLA 46 Matt Jones rush for 2 (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-11-15 Florida 3 3 USC 18 Demarcus Robinson, no gain on pass from Treon Harris (Sharrod Golightly, Brison Williams)
2014 2014-11-22 South Alabama 3 6 SAL 31 Jereme Jones, 10-yd pass from Hunter Vaughn (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-11-22 South Alabama 1 10 USC 21 Kendall Houston rush for 5 (Sharrod Golightly, Skai Moore)
2014 2014-11-29 Clemson 3 8 CLM 22 Mike Williams, 25-yd pass from Deshaun Watson (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-11-29 Clemson 1 10 CLM 25 Wayne Gallman rush for 2 (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-11-29 Clemson 2 7 CLM 6 Wayne Gallman rush for 6 (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-12-27 Miami (Fla) 2 11 MIA 24 Duke Johnson rush for 5 (Jonathan Walton, Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-12-27 Miami (Fla) 2 12 MIA 38 Braxton Berrios, 14-yd pass from Brad Kaaya (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-12-27 Miami (Fla) 1 10 USC 16 Joe Yearby rush for 3 (Sharrod Golightly, Cedrick Cooper)
2014 2014-12-27 Miami (Fla) 2 10 MIA 25 Phillip Dorsett, 11-yd pass from Brad Kaaya (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-12-27 Miami (Fla) 1 10 USC 34 Duke Johnson rush for no gain (Sharrod Golightly)
2014 2014-12-27 Miami (Fla) 1 10 MIA 27 Brad Kaaya rush for 2 (Sharrod Golightly)