Four pass plays of 30 or more yards, three fumble recoveries and three quarterback sacks were in the Spring Game.
AT SAN JOSÉ STATE: In his third season with the Spartans... Competing for playing time as a linebacker... Signed a National Letter-of-Intent in February 2015.
2016: Did not see any game action.
2015: Played in two games... Was a reserve linebacker and special teams player... Credited with his only tackle of the season in the season-opening win over New Hampshire (9/3).
HIGH SCHOOL: A two-time second-team All-Grossmont Hills League selection for Grossmont High in El Cajon, Calif. (Coach Tom Karlo)... Was the Linebacker of the Year his junior and senior seasons... Was credited with 73 tackles and 5.0 tackles for loss in 2013 and 92 tackles and 5.0 tackles for loss in 2014... A two-sport letter winner who was a sprinter on the track and field team.
MORE ON MALIK: A justice studies major... Would like to become a F.B.I. agent... Lists "The Blind Side," "American Sniper" and "The Great Gatsby" as three of his favorite movies... He is a native of San Diego.