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Week 0: DNP
HISTORY — from college profile
2022 (jr): Recorded 31 tackles, including 1.5 sacks (-12 yards), to go with five pass breakups ... converted a blocked punt into a score with his three-yard return ... picked up third team preseason All-America honors from Pro Football Focus ... named one of the special teams players of the week by the Alabama coaches for his play against ULM, Vanderbilt and Ole Miss. Utah State: Recorded four tackles and one pass breakup in the season opener. Texas: Contributed on defense and special teams against the Longhorns. ULM: Scooped up a blocked punt by Ja'Corey Brooks and returned the ball three yards for a score ... added two tackles on special teams as part of his four total stops on the day. Vanderbilt: Contributed in a big way on special teams once again ... saved the Tide from a turnover by falling on a fumble late in the second quarter ... also recorded one tackle on kickoff coverage ... finished with three total stops and a pass breakup. Arkansas: Totaled five tackles and a pass breakup in Fayetteville. Texas A&M: Recorded one stop against the Aggies. Tennessee: Finished with three tackles on the night. Mississippi State: Got the start against the Bulldogs ... broke up two passes while adding a pair of tackles to his stat line. LSU: Totaled one tackle on the night. Ole Miss: Posted one tackle on kickoff coverage to earn special teams player of the week recognition from the Tide coaches ... also saw time in the defensive secondary against the Rebels. Austin Peay: Recorded three tackles in the non-conference pairing. Auburn: Worked on defense and special teams in the Iron Bowl. Kansas State: Contributed four tackles, including one sack (-10 yards), against the Wildcats.
2021 (soph): Saw time in all 15 games, totaling 17 stops, including two for loss (-3 yards) ... also recorded one interception, a quarterback hurry and one pass breakup ... named to the Nagurski Trophy Watch List ... selected as a third team All-American in the preseason by Pro Football Focus. Miami: Made the start at star for the Tide ... picked off a pass, one of the Tide two interceptions on the day ... added two tackles to his stat line. Mercer: Worked in the secondary against the Bears. Florida: Recorded a pair of tackles in The Swamp. Southern Miss: Got the start at star, finishing with one tackle. Ole Miss: Posted one stop against the Rebels. Texas A&M: Exited the game early after being flagged for targeting. Mississippi State: Pressured the quarterback once while adding a tackle against the Bulldogs. Tennessee: Finished with two tackles on the night. LSU: Recorded two tackles in his start against the Tigers. New Mexico State: Registered four tackles, including two for loss (-3 yards). Arkansas: Broke up one pass while adding a tackle to his stat line. Auburn: Worked on defense and special teams in the Iron Bowl. Georgia: Saw time in the secondary and on special teams in Atlanta. Cincinnati: Earned snaps on defense and special teams against the Bearcats. Georgia: Saw time in the CFP National Championship.
2020 (fr): Earned the starting role at star for the Tide defense ... started in the first 11 games before injury held him out of College Football Playoff ... selected to the SEC All-Freshman Team ... also picked up second team All-SEC honors at defensive back from the Associated Press and the league coaches ... selected as a Freshman All-American by the FWAA, 247Sports and The Athletic ... led the UA defense with four forced turnovers, including a team-high three interceptions ... also recovered a fumble which he forced, returning the loose ball 28 yards for a touchdown ... totaled nine passes defensed (three interceptions, six breakups) to tie for third in the SEC among all freshman defenders ... racked up 44 tackles, including four for loss (-8 yards) ... added six pass breakups and two quarterback pressures to his totals ... named the SEC Freshman of the Week for his play against Texas A&M and Mississippi State ... earned defensive player of the week accolades from the Tide coaches following the Texas A&M, Tennessee and Mississippi State games. Missouri: Made the start at star in his first collegiate game ... recorded three tackles, including one for loss (-1 yard). Texas A&M: Shined in his second career start for UA, earning SEC Freshman of the Week recognition for his efforts ... tied for third on the UA defense with six tackles and led the Tide with two pass breakups ... registered his first career interception, ending an Aggie drive in the red zone ... selected as a defensive player of the week by the UA coaches for his play in the home opener. Ole Miss: Totaled seven tackles against the Rebels. Georgia: Picked off his second pass of the season, returning the interception 42 yards to set up the Tide near midfield ... also contributed two tackles, a pass breakup and one quarterback pressure ... played a key role in the Tide secondary group that forced UGA into an 18-of-40 passing night that included three interceptions. Tennessee: Scored his first career touchdown after forcing a fumble and returning the loose ball 28 yards for the score ... added two tackles, including one for loss (-2 yards), while breaking up one pass ... the turnover was his third in five games as a freshman ... earned defensive player of the week recognition from the UA coaching staff for his play in Knoxville. Mississippi State: Made a team-high eight tackles, including one for loss (-2 yards), while adding two pass breakups ... joined his teammates in forcing State into a 28-of-48 night for just 163 yards passing with two interceptions ... picked up his second SEC Freshman of the Week honors thanks to his standout effort against the Bulldogs ... also selected as one of the UA coaching staff's defensive players of the week. Kentucky: Finished with three tackles against the Wildcats ... played a key role in limiting the UK passers to only 120 yards through the air. Auburn: Helped the Tide defense post a dominant effort in the Iron Bowl ... intercepted his third pass of the season just before halftime to stall a potential Tiger scoring drive deep in Alabama territory ... finished with three total tackles, including one tackle for loss (-3 yards). LSU: Totaled six tackles and added one quarterback pressure in Baton Rouge. Arkansas: Recorded one tackle on the day. Florida: Finished with three tackles in the SEC Championship.
High school: Attended Hewitt-Trussville high school in Trussville, AL. … A top-rated safety in the 2020 recruiting cycle ... tabbed as a four-star recruit by all major sites ... rated as the No. 8 safety by 247Sports and the No. 3 prospect in Alabama ... ranked fifth in his home state and the No. 13 cornerback prospect nationally by Rivals ... No. 266 on the ESPN300 ... ESPN also listed him as the No. 12 player in Alabama, 23rd-rated player in the country at his position and the No. 121 overall recruit in the Southeast Region ... eighth-ranked prep safety overall and No. 98 player nationally by 247 ... also listed as 247's third-rated player from Alabama ... ranked as the No. 10 safety prospect and No. 5 player in Alabama on the 247Composite ... member of the PrepStar Top 150 Dream Team ... participated in Nike's “The Opening” Finals in Frisco, Texas ... also selected to play in the All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas ... earned a spot in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game following his senior season ... totaled 83 total tackles, including 46 solo stops with five tackles for loss as a senior ... also recorded four interceptions, two of which he returned for touchdowns in 2019 ... led by Josh Floyd at Hewitt-Trussville High School …
Elected to sign with Alabama over Arkansas, Auburn and Georgia … Torrey Moore, Malachi's father, played basketball at Middle Tennessee State in the 1990s.
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