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17 Malcolm Cook
Malcolm  Cook

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Richmond, Va.

High School:
Fork Union Military Academy

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 230

Position:
OLB


11/04/2017

Virginia vs. Georgia Tech (USATSI)

Images from the Cavaliers playing host to the Yellow Jackets in ACC action

09/02/2017

Virginia vs. William & Mary (USATSI)

The Cavaliers begin the 2017 season by playing host to the Tribe.

AT VIRGINIA
2017
- Appeared in eight of UVA's 11 games with five 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. 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.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL

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/Rivals.com 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 Rivals.com, Scout.com and ESPN.com ... ranked the No. 27 safety in the nation by 247Sports ... ranked the No. 13 prospect in Virginia by the Roanoke Times.

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