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Malik Young
Malik  Young

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Pelzer, S.C.

High School:
Woodmont

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 292

Position:
OL

Experience:
2 VL

Major:
Retail Management

10/22/2016

USATSI Gallery - Massachusetts @ South Carolina

USATSI Gallery - Massachusetts @ South Carolina

Senior lineman who was moved to the defensive side of the ball in the spring, but after suffering an ankle injury that limited his on-field experience, was moved back to the offensive late late in the spring... has gained playing experience on offense, playing both left and right tackle... owns 13 career starts.

2017: Offensive lineman who moved from right tackle to left tackle in the spring... started the first two games at left tackle... was the starter in games 4 and 5 against Louisiana Tech and Texas A&M at the right tackle spot... left the A&M game with a first-quarter injury and did not return to the lineup.

2016: Redshirt sophomore offensive lineman... played in every game, with nine starts, all at right tackle... made his first career start against Texas A&M and did not leave the starting lineup for the remainder of the year.

2015: Offensive lineman who saw limited duty in three contests... played on special teams against Kentucky, Georgia and UCF... also took some snaps on offense late in the game against the Bulldogs... was receiving more quality reps in the spring due to the number of injuries among the front line before suffering a left ankle sprain.

2014: Redshirted as a true freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL: Offensive lineman who prepped for the Woodmont Wildcats in Piedmont, S.C... coached by Jason Farmer... team went 4-7 in his final year... earned a spot on the Division II-AAAA all-state team by the High School Sports Report... an all-region and two-time all-county selection... played in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas and the Offense-Defense All-American Game... also lettered in track & field... Rivals.com considered the 20th-best offensive guard in the nation... Scout ranked him as the 98th-best offensive tackle in the country... considered the 23rd-best player in the state, and the 47th-best offensive guard in the nation, according to 247Sports.com... ESPN considered him the 36th-best offensive guard in the nation and the 19th-best player in the state... a PrepStar All-Atlantic Region pick.

PERSONAL: Malik Shaqid Young was born January 18, 1996... is a retail management major... enjoys playing basketball and reading.

Malik Young
 

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