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Malik Washington

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Position
5'8''
Height
194 lbs.
Weight
Graduate Student
Class
Lawrenceville, Ga.
Hometown
Parkview
High School
Northwestern
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HONORS
2023 – One of 10 Semifinalists for the Biletnikoff Award … one of five finalists for the Pop Warner College Football Award … First Team CSC Academic All-American … National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame Hampshire Honor Society membership … earned All-America honors from Action Network (2nd Team), AFCA (2nd Team), Associated Press (2nd Team), College Football Network (1st Team), College Football News (3rd Team); ESPN (2nd Team), Football Writers Association of America (2nd Team), Fox Sports (2nd Team), Phil Steele (2nd Team), Pro Football Focus (2nd Team), Sports Illustrated (2nd), Sports Info Solutions and Walter Camp Foundation (2nd Team) … First Team All-ACC selection… Associated Press, Phil Steele Pro Football Focus First Team All-ACC honoree … TD Club of Richmond Offensive End of the Year … College Football Network ACC Wide Receiver of the Year … accepted an invitation to the East West Shrine Bowl … three-time ACC Wide Receiver of the Week (9/25, 10/23, 10/30) … East West Shrine Bowl Performer of the Week (10/23) … Biletnikoff Award Watch List – Midseason addition (10/5) … Pro Football Focus Second Team Midseason All-American … Named to the ACC All-Academic Team.

AT VIRGINIA
2023 –
Voted as one of five team captains at the conclusion of the season… appeared in all 12 games, making 11 starts … finished with 110 receptions (single-season school record), 1,426 receiving yards (single-season school record) and nine touchdowns … eclipsed the UVA single-season program records for receptions and receiving yards in just 11 games … the 110 receptions were the most in the country and broke the ACC single-season mark previously held by Jamison Crowder (Duke)… his 9.17 receptions per game were a single-season ACC record and was the highest of any player in FBS…. caught a pass in all 12 games and finished career with 37-straight games with a reception dating back to his time at Northwestern … became the fastest UVA wide receiver to reach 1,000 yards (nine games) … his 10 100-yard receiving games were the most in the country and broke UVA single-season and career marks … put together 100-yard receiving games in his final seven games of the season, a UVA record … accumulated 1,706 all-purpose yards (1,426 rec. & 273 KR), the most of any ACC player, the fourth-most of any player in the country and the fifth-most in a single-season in UVA history… in the season finale against Virginia Tech, caught 14 passes for 115 yards. The 14 receptions were the second most in a game ever by a UVA player … earned ACC Offensive Receiver of the Week honors after hauling in 10 catches for 170 yards and two touchdowns (8 yards and 3 yards) against NC State (9/22). The 170-yards receiving were the 12th most ever in a game by a UVA wide receiver … caught 10 passes for 115 yards and scored the go-ahead touchdown in road victory over then-No. 10 North Carolina (Oct. 21) en route to ACC Receiver of the week honors … repeated as ACC Receiver of the Week with 12 catches and 152 yards against Miami (Oct. 28).

PRIOR TO VIRGINIA (NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY)
2022 (Senior): Three-time Academic All-Big Ten … 2021-22 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar … third-team All-Big-10 selection by Pro Football Focus … set career-highs with eight receptions and 97 yards in a win over Nebraska … hauled in seven receptions for 51 yards against Duke … posted four catches for 76 yards and a touchdown against Southern Illinois … made eight catches for 81 yards against Miami (OH) … finished the season with 65 catches for 694 yards and 1 score. 2021 (Junior): Finished second on the team in receiving yards (587) and receptions (45) … appeared in all 12 games and made seven starts … matched a career-high with three receptions in the season-opener against Michigan St.  … caught his first-career touchdown against Indiana State  … tied his career-high with three receptions for 34 yards against Duke … brought in three passes for a career-high 64 yards against Nebraska … set new career-highs with five receptions and 84 yards, including a career-long 64-yard touchdown, to help beat Rutgers … brought in a career-high six passes for 63 yards against Michigan … caught six passes for 75 yards against Iowa … registered his longest catch of his season with a 46-yard reception against Purdue … capped off the season with six receptions for 74 yards in the finale against Illinois. 2020 (Sophomore):  Posted a career-high 30 receiving yards, including a 23-yarder, against Maryland … registered first career rushing attempt that went for eight yards at Purdue … tied for career-high in receptions vs. Wisconsin (11/21). 2019 (Freshman): Appeared in 11 games, hauling in six passes for 25 yards … caught two passes in his first collegiate game, a win over UNLV.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
High School: Three-star recruit No. 54 athlete nationally (247Sports) … registered 792 receiving yards and five touchdowns with 287 rushing yards and nine scores as a senior … finished prep career with 29 total touchdowns … named Team MVP and Regional Player of the Year as a senior … three-time first-team All-Region … two-time All-County  … named the 2018 Gwinnett Athlete of the Year  … three-time Scholar-Athlete … 2016 Athlete of the Year … 2015 Gwinnett Newcomer of the Year … led Parkview to a 10-0 record in the regular season and a 2018 Regional Championship … also lettered four times in track … claimed a state and national championship in 2017 in the 4×100 meter relay  … honor roll student…pursuing a masters degree in Higher Education.