Malik  Foreman

13Malik Foreman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kingsport, Tenn.

High School:
Dobyns-Bennett

Last College:
Sewanee

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 190

Position:
DB

Experience:
3L

CAREER HIGHS

  • Tackles - 5 vs. Iowa, 1/2/15
  • Tackles for Loss - 1 at Alabama, 10/26/13
  • Interceptions - 1 vs. Austin Peay, 8/31/13 & vs. Northwestern, 1/1/16
  • Pass Break-Ups - 2 vs. North Texas, 11/14/15
  • Forced Fumbles - 2 vs. South Carolina, 11/7/15
  • Kickoff Returns - 2 vs. Chattanooga, 10/11/14
  • Kickoff Return Yards - 29 vs. Chattanooga, 10/11/14
  • Long Kickoff Return - 23 at South Carolina, 11/1/14

2016 - SENIOR

  • 2016 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 2/2
  • Suspended from Ohio (9/17) game due to violation of team rules
  • Started at nickel, had two tackles vs. Virginia Tech (9/10)
  • Made three tackles and 0.5 TFL vs. App State (9/1)

2015 - JUNIOR

  • Photo Gallery
  • 2015 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 13/10
  • Vols starting nickelback and back-up kickoff returner
  • Played all 13 games with 10 starts (all at nickelback) in 2015, making making 25 tackles, 4.0 TFLs, an interception and a forced fumble
  • Second on team with 10 pass break-ups
  • Posted 13 of his 24 tackles in final four regular-season games
  • All four of his TFLs came in the last four regular-season games
  • Second career interception came in the Outback Bowl win over Northwestern (1/1)
  • Three tackles in each of last two games at Missouri (11/21) and vs. Vanderbilt (11/28)
  • Season-high four tackles, including a TFL and two pass break-ups vs. North Texas (11/14)
  • Forced game-clinching fumble in final minute of win over South Carolina (11/7) and had three tackles with two TFLs in most complete game
  • Three tackles with two pass break-ups at Florida (9/26)
  • First career start came in 2015 opener vs. Bowling Green (9/5), making three tackles
  • Awarded the John Stucky Award for Skill at the 2015 Orange and White Game
  • Switched his number from #22 to #13 to honor teammate Devaun Swafford, who had his career ended due to injury. The pair played together at Dobyns-Bennett H.S. and with Vols

2014 - SOPHOMORE

  • Photo Gallery
  • 2014 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 13/0
  • Played in all 13 games and made 10 tackles
  • Returned four kickoff returns for 70 yards
  • Career-high five tackles in 2015 TaxSlayer Bowl win over Iowa (1/2), also returned a kickoff for 18 yards
  • Had a 23-yard kickoff return at South Carolina (11/1)
  • First kickoff returns came vs. Chattanooga (10/11) with two returns for 29 yards, also had two tackles
  • Made tackles at Georgia (9/27) and vs. Arkansas State (9/6)
  • Played in season opener vs. Utah State (8/31)

2013- FRESHMAN

  • Photo Gallery
  • 2013 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 9/0
  • True freshman listed as a backup at cornerback for 2013
  • Played in nine games; made 10 tackles with a TFL
  • Posted two special teams tackles at Kentucky (11/30)
  • Had a 3-yard tackle for loss at #1 Alabama (10/26)
  • Added as a kickoff returner for the So. Carolina game
  • Intercepted first-career pass in college debut vs. Austin Peay (8/31). Became first Vol true freshman since Dwayne Goodrich (8/31/1996) to have an interception in season opener. Finished with three tackles in debut

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Coached by Graham Clark at Dobyns-Bennett High School in Kingsport, Tenn.
  • Rated three-star Rivals (No. 19 prospect in Tennessee)
  • Rated three-star by 247Sports (No. 17 prospect in Tennessee, No. 59 athlete in nation)
  • Rated three-star by ESPN (No. 33 prospect in Tennessee)
  • Named to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Class 6A All-State Football Team
  • Began his senior season as a wide receiver and caught 14 passes for 278 yards and four touchdowns
  • After an injury to the team's quarterback, moved over to the backfield where he threw for 586 yards and four touchdowns while also rushing for 1,270 yards and 17 touchdowns (12.3 yards/carry)
  • Defensively, recorded a league-best six interceptions, including two returned for touchdowns
  • Credited with eight pass break-ups, seven forced fumbles and five tackles for loss
  • As a returner, averaged 52.5 yards on four punt returns, two for touchdowns, while also averaging 35.8 yards/return on four kick returns including one for a touchdown

PERSONAL

  • Full Name: Tony Malik Foreman
  • Born: June 30, 1995
  • Son of Tanya and Tony Foreman
  • Majoring in Recreation and Sport Management
  • Recipient of the M. J. O'Brien Athletic Scholarship
  • Recipient of Flynn Family Athletic Scholarship Endowment
 

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