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Malcolm Cook

195 lbs.
Richmond, Va.
Fork Union Military Academy
High School
Malcolm Cook - Football - Virginia Cavaliers

– Started two of UVA’s first nine games … missed the Ohio, Louisville, NC State, North Carolina and Pitt games with an injury … after the Pitt game it was announced he would have season-ending surgery, concluding his career … started the Richmond game at inside linebacker, making five tackles … made nine tackles at Indiana … returned to action against No. 16 Miami and made five tackles and broke up one pass … made one tackle at Duke. 2017 – Appeared in nine of UVA’s 13 games with six starts … missed the Boise State, Duke, North Carolina and Boston College games with an injury … made first collegiate start against William & Mary and led UVA with 13 tackles and his first career sack … made five stops against Indiana … made five tackles and one tackle for loss against UConn … returned to action at Pitt after missing four games and made two tackles … made six stops against Georgia Tech … made five stops and shared a sack with Jordan Mack of Lamar Jackson at Louisville … made one tackle at No. 2 Miami … made two tackles against Virginia Tech … made seven tackles against Navy in the Military Bowl … shared a sack with Andrew Brown against the Midshipmen. 2016 – Missed entire season with a medical condition … signaled in defensive plays in all games from the sidelines. 2015 – Appeared in three of Virginia’s 12 games … saw time in the first three games of the season (UCLA, Notre Dame, William & Mary) before suffering a season-ending injury … saw most of his time on special teams … made three tackles … made one tackle on defense at No. 13 UCLA. 2014 – Appeared in three of Virginia’s 12 games … made collegiate debut at No. 2 Florida State and recorded one tackle … also saw time on special teams against Miami and at Virginia Tech … slowed by an injury from fall camp. 2013 – Did not appear in any games … redshirted season … named UVA’s Defensive Scout Player of the Week for the Georgia Tech game.

Played safety for head coach Captain Brian Hurlocker at Fork Union Military Academy, playing for the high school team … was an All-Prep League and Virginia Prep/ All-State honoree … made 96 tackles and intercepted nine passes, four of which he returned for touchdowns … amassed 369 interception yards … had a 100-yard interception for a touchdown against St. Christopher’s … returned two interceptions for touchdowns against Georgetown Prep … scored a receiving touchdown against Liberty Christian in the VIS Division 1 State Championship game … caused three fumbles during the season … caught four passes for 59 yards … spent first three years of high school at Armstrong High School in Richmond where he also played quarterback … made 67 tackles and had seven interceptions at Armstrong in 2011 … returned five of his interceptions at Armstrong in 2011 for touchdowns … a four-star player by 247Sports … a three-star player by, and … ranked the No. 27 safety in the nation by 247Sports … ranked the No. 13 prospect in Virginia by the Roanoke Times.