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UW This Season: Madden made the most of his redshirt season, bulking up and improving his technique. He was the starter at left tackle coming out of spring drills.
Junior College: Madden comes to Wyoming from College of the Desert in Palm Desert, Calif. He was rated as the No. 34 California junior college recruit at all positions by 247Sports.com. Madden earned Second Team All-Central East Conference honors in 2011 at College of the Desert where he helped lead his team to a No. 21 ranking in the final California Community College Football Coaches Association Poll. College of the Desert posted a 6-5 record in 2011 and earned a bid to the Beach Bowl where they lost a one-point game, 16-17, to Ventura College. The Roadrunners were ranked No. 10 in the final California Community College Southern California regional ranking. College of the Desert's offense in 2011 ranked No. 7 among all California community colleges in scoring offense (39.5 points per game), ranked No. 14 in total offense (433.1 yards per game), was No. 17 in the state in passing offense (259.8 yards per game) and ranked No. 26 out of 71 California JCs in rushing offense (173.3 yards per game). Madden played for head coach Dean Dowty at College of the Desert. He played his high school football at Yucca Valley High School for head football coach Tim Cannavo.
Personal: The son of Debra and Mike Madden, he has one older brother, Connor. His father played football at UNLV, and his brother played basketball at La Sierra University in Corona, Calif. Madden was also recruited by Louisiana Tech and North Texas. He is pursuing a degree in sociology at UW.