20 - Malachi Freeman
Malachi Freeman
Height: 5-9
Weight: 179
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Newark, Del.
High School: Nassau (N.Y.) Community College / Glasgow HS
Position: CB

as a Junior (2012): Member of the program's 2012 signing class and enrolled at UA in January ... started at cornerback in all 12 games ... finished the season fifth on the squad in tackles, with 54 (41 unassisted) ... his 41 unassisted tackles tied for second most on the team (sophomore Johnny Robinson) (senior Kurt Mangum led the team with 48) ... made a season-high seven stops three times, versus UCF (Aug. 30), at FIU (Sept. 8) and against UMass (Nov. 10) ... had five or more tackles in eight games ... responsible for 2.5 tackles for a loss ... made a team-high seven pass breakups, including three at Tennessee (Sept. 22) and two at Central Michigan (Oct. 27) ... also served as a kick returner, posting four returns for 95 yards ... had a season-long return of 41 yards versus Morgan State (Sept. 15) ... given the team's Harry "Doc" Smith Award as most outstanding defensive player in the junior class.

at Nassau CC (2010-11): Recorded 32 tackles, six for a loss, and two sacks as a sophomore ... also credited with five interceptions over two seasons ... scored touchdowns three different ways during his time at Nassau, including punt return, kickoff return and interception return.  

at Glasgow HS: Competed in both football and track for the Dragons.

Personal: Born Jan. 10, 1991.