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8 Malcolm Thaxton
CAREER HIGHS
TACKLES 12, at Brown
11/22/14

2014: Started nine games for the Lions, playing in all 10 ... Finished the year tied for third on the team with 52 tackles ... Led the team with 11 pas breakups ... Recorded a career best 12 tackles at Brown.

2013: Saw action in all 10 contests … Made 38 tackles … Notched six tackles at Fordham … Posted six takedowns at Dartmouth.

2012: Played in all 10 games ... Totaled 12 tackles ... Broke up two passes and two passes defended ... Had a season-high five tackles and broke up a pass against Marist ... Recovered a fumble against Fordham ... Recorded a pass breakup and a solo tackle against Princeton ... Tallied three tackles at Harvard.

2011: Played in three games ... Totaled four tackles ... Also contributed on special teams.

At Fuquay-Varina: Second team all-conference as a defensive back in 2009 ... Second team all-area as a kick returner/punt returner in 2009 ... First team all-conference and all-area in 2010 ... In 2010, finished the season with 60 tackles, 500 yards rushing, four touchdowns, 300 yards receiving with three touchdowns ... Also ran track, earning bronze in the state championships both indoor and outdoor track.


CAREER STATISTICS
   TACKLES      
YEAR G UA A TOTAL TFL PD FF FR BLK
2011 3 2 2 4 0-0 0 0 0 0
2012 10 7 5 12 0-0 2 0 1 0
2013 10 27 11 38 0-0 1 0 0 0
2014 10 30 22 52 0-0 11 0 1 0
TOTAL 33 66 40 106 0-0 14 0 2 0
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 190
Year: Freshman
City/State: Fuquay Varina, N.C.
High School: Fuquay Varina
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