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Deion Malone
Deion Malone

#99 Deion Malone

Defensive Lineman | Junior | 6-3 | 304 | Batesville, Miss. | South Panola HS / Northwest CC (Miss.)

Junior (2016)
Redshirted as a junior.

Northwest CC (2015-16)
An early enrollee who was a three-star recruit according to ESPN, 247Sports and Scout … Rated the No. 5 junior college offensive guard with a grade of 76 by ESPN … 247Sports ranked him No. 112 among all junior college players and the No. 7 junior college offensive guard … Named to the 2015 MACJC All-State first team and the NJCAA Region 23 All-Region team … Played for head coach Jack Wright … Started 12 games at right tackle as a sophomore … Helped Northwest [Miss.] C.C. finish 11-1 and win the NJCAA national championship this season, the school’s first title since 1992 … Helped the offense surpass the 40-point plateau six times this season as the Rangers averaged 38.7 points per game … Part of an offensive line that allowed the Rangers to rush for 2,282 yards and pass for 3,488 yards, averaging 480.8 yards per game – the ninth-highest total among NJCAA teams … Also helped pave the way for running back Justin Crawford who led the NJCAA in yards rushing with 1,610 … Started in all 10 games at right tackle as a freshman … Part of an offensive line that blocked for running back Justin Crawford who led the NJCAA in yards rushing (1,551) … Chose Arkansas over Mississippi State, Memphis, East Carolina and Southern Miss.

High School
Played for head coach Lance Pogue at South Panola High School … Helped the Tigers to a 13-2 record and the Class 6A Region 1 title as a senior … Named to the 2013 All-Gridiron second team … Also received first-team all-district and second-team all-state honors … Participated in the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Game.

Personal
Born on Nov. 3, 1995 … Son of Sturleen Hoskins and Charles Malone … Has two siblings, Ketrick and Shaquito … Given name is Terrance … Recreation and sport management major.