Josh  Malone

3Josh Malone

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Gallatin, Tenn.

High School:
Station Camp

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200

Position:
WR

Experience:
2L

CAREER HIGHS

  • Receptions - 5 four times, last vs. Ohio, 9/17/16
  • Receiving Yards - 103 at Kentucky, 10/31/15
  • Touchdowns - 2 vs. Ohio, 9/17/16

2016 - JUNIOR

  • 2016 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 4/4
  • Is on streak of four-straight games with a touchdown catch, tying for the fourth-best streak in Tennessee history (Da'Rick Rogers in 2011, Robert Meachem in 2006, Donte Stallworth in 2001, Alvin Harper in 1990, Tim McGee in 1985) and the second-best streak to start a season (Da'Rick Rogers in 2011).
  • Reeled in four catches for a season-high 91 yards and a 42-yard touchdown in comeback vs. Florida (9/24)
  • Vols' leading receiver in 2016 with nine catches for 196 yards (65.3 average) and four touchdowns
  • His 65.3 receiving yards per game this season are the best by a Vol since Justin Hunter averaged 90.2 ypg in 2012>/li>
  • Set a new career best with two touchdown grabs (both 20-yard TDs) and had a career-high-tying five catches for 69 yards vs. Ohio (9/17)
  • Two catches for 46 yards, including a 38-yard touchdown in win vs. Virginia Tech (9/10) that tied the game at 14-14
  • Hauled in two catches for 81 yards, including a 67-yard touchdown, in win vs. Appalachian State (9/1)

2015 - SOPHOMORE

  • Photo Gallery
  • 2015 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 13/12
  • In 12 starts at receiver in 2015, third on Vols with 31 catches for team-best 405 yards with two touchdowns
  • Two catches for 17 yards in Outback Bowl win vs. Northwestern (1/1)
  • Four catches for 38 yards vs. North Texas (11/14)
  • First career 100-yard receiving game at Kentucky (10/31) as he had four catches for 103 yards including career-long 75-yard touchdown reception (longest pass for Vols in 2015)
  • Two catches for 43 yards, with a 34-yarder (career-long) to help give Vols late lead at #8 Alabama (10/24)
  • Topped Vols with five catches for 60 yards in win over #19 Georgia (10/10)
  • Three catches for 17 yards vs. Arkansas (10/3)
  • Led Vols with four catches for 33 yards vs. Western Carolina (9/19)
  • Scored second career touchdown on a 9-yard score vs. #19 Oklahoma (9/12), making two catches for 19 yards
  • In return to Midstate, started and had three catches for 40 yards vs. Bowling Green (9/5)

2014 - FRESHMAN

  • Photo Gallery
  • 2014 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 13/6
  • Played in all 13 games, with six starts, making 23 catches for 231 yards with one touchdown
  • Caught one pass for four yards in 2015 TaxSlayer Bowl win over Iowa (1/2)
  • First career touchdown on 9-yard reception vs. #4 Alabama (10/25) on Joshua Dobbs' first TD pass of season
  • Five catches for 75 yards at #3 Ole Miss (10/18)
  • Four catches for 28 yards vs. Florida (10/4)
  • First start came at #12/13 Georgia (9/27) and made five catches for 43 yards
  • Two catches for 23 yards at #4/3 Oklahoma (9/13)
  • Snagged one catch for 14 yards vs. Arkansas State (9/6)
  • One of 21 true freshmen to debut vs. Utah State (8/31), making two catches for 26 yard

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Lettered at Station Camp High School in Gallatin, Tennessee for coach Shaun Hollinsworth
  • Rated four-star by 247Sports (No. 46 national prospect, No. 5 wide receiver, No. 2 prospect in Tennessee)
  • Rated four-star by ESPN (No. 48 national prospect, No. 6 wide receiver, No. 1 prospect in Tennessee)
  • Rated five-star by Rivals (No. 20 national prospect, No. 2 wide receiver, No. 2 prospect in Tennessee)
  • Rated four-star by Scout (No. 10 wide receiver)
  • Played in 2014 U.S. Army All-American Game
  • Participated in The Opening 2013, showcasing the nation's elite prospects
  • Named Tennessee Mr. Football in 2013
  • Earned First Team All-State honors from Tennessee Sports Writers Association as a senior
  • Member of The Tennessean Dandy Dozen
  • Scored 31 touchdowns as a senior in 2013, scoring TDs four different ways (receiving, rushing, kickoff return and interception return)
  • Piled up 71 receptions for 1,404 yards and 19 receiving touchdowns as a senior
  • Ran for 246 yards on 22 carries and five touchdowns as a senior
  • Also averaged 26 yards per kickoff return including a pair of returns for touchdowns in 2013
  • Helped Bison to 9-3 record and playoff berth as a senior in 2013

PERSONAL

  • Full Name: Joshua Khiry Malone
  • Born: March 21, 1996
  • Son of Rebecca and Cordell Malone
  • Majoring in Finance
  • Cousin of former Vols defensive back and 1998 National Champion Mikki Allen
  • Recipient of the John Dail Ogle Athletic Endowment Fund
  • Recipient of Tom & Linda Morris Athletics Scholarship Endowment
 

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