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Malik Jackson
DE #97
Height:
6-5
Weight:
293
Age:
25
College:
Tennessee
Hometown:
Van Nuys, Calif.
Experience:
4
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 89 66 23 9.0 0 8 0 0 -- 0 0 2 0
2014 DEN 16 3 42 33 9 3.0 -- 4 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2013 DEN 16 5 42 30 12 6.0 -- 4 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2012 DEN 14 0 5 3 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Bio

• A fourth-year defensive lineman who appeared in 46 regular-season games (8 starts) and five playoff contests (4 starts) during his first three NFL seasons with the Broncos.

• Played all 16 regular-season games in 2014 for the second consecutive season, matching his career-high of 42 tackles (33 solo).

• Led the Broncos with 11 tackles for a loss and 15 quarterback hits in 2013 while appearing in all 16 games (5 starts) during the regular season.

• Played 14 games as a rookie in 2012, seeing action in more than 100 snaps on defense and contributing five tackles.

• Spent two seasons each at the University of Tennessee (2010-11) and the University of Southern California (2008-09) playing 46 games (24 starts) while collecting 136 tackles (67 solo), 13 sacks (71 yds.), four forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.

• Started 24-of-25 games played for the Volunteers in two seasons, earning first-team All- Southeastern Conference honors following his senior season and second-team all-conference recognition at the conclusion of his junior campaign.

• Appeared in 21 games in two years as a reserve defensive end for Southern California before transferring to Tennessee in 2010.

• Selected by the Broncos in the fifth round (137th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.


• A fourth-year defensive lineman who appeared in 46 regular-season games (8 starts) and five playoff contests (4 starts) during his first three NFL seasons with the Broncos.

• Played all 16 regular-season games in 2014 for the second consecutive season, matching his career-high of 42 tackles (33 solo).

• Led the Broncos with 11 tackles for a loss and 15 quarterback hits in 2013 while appearing in all 16 games (5 starts) during the regular season.

• Played 14 games as a rookie in 2012, seeing action in more than 100 snaps on defense and contributing five tackles.

• Spent two seasons each at the University of Tennessee (2010-11) and the University of Southern California (2008-09) playing 46 games (24 starts) while collecting 136 tackles (67 solo), 13 sacks (71 yds.), four forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.

• Started 24-of-25 games played for the Volunteers in two seasons, earning first-team All- Southeastern Conference honors following his senior season and second-team all-conference recognition at the conclusion of his junior campaign.

• Appeared in 21 games in two years as a reserve defensive end for Southern California before transferring to Tennessee in 2010.

• Selected by the Broncos in the fifth round (137th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.


CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Denver as a draft choice 5/19/12.

2014: Jackson played all 16 games (3 starts) for the second consecutive season, matching his career-high with 42 tackles (33 solo) and adding three sacks (20 yds.), four passes defensed and one forced fumble... Contributed to a defensive line that allowed just 79.8 rushing yards per game in 2014—the lowest single-season figure in team history and second-best mark in the NFL for the season... Made his first start of the season at defensive tackle vs. Mia. (11/23)... Totaled a season-high six solo tackles, including one sack, vs. Buf. (12/7)... Tied a career-high with two passes defensed each at S.D. (12/14) and vs. Oak. (12/28).

2013: Jackson played all 16 regular-season games (5 starts) and led the team’s defensive linemen with 42 tackles... Ranked second on the team with six sacks (43 yds.) and led the club with 11 tackles for a loss and 15 quarterback hits... Added four pass breakups and one forced fumble... Opened all three postseason games for the Broncos, totaling eight tackles (7 solo), one sack (5 yds.) and two passes defensed... Recorded his first NFL sack, splitting a QB takedown with Wesley Woodyard vs. Oak. (9/23)... Registered his first full sack and finished with two quarterback hits at Dal. (10/6)... Sandwiched a pair of sacks around a tackle for a loss to force a three-and-out in the third quarter and finished second on the team with a career-best seven tackles vs. Jac. (10/13)... Made his first NFL start and forced his first career fumble while adding two solo tackles at K.C. (12/1)... Made his first postseason start and finished with three tackles, including a 5-yard sack of Philip Rivers, in Denver’s AFC Divisional Playoff Game vs. S.D. (1/12).

2012: Selected by Denver in the fifth round (137th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft, Jackson played 14 games as a rookie and totaled five tackles while seeing action in 113 snaps along the defensive line... Made his NFL postseason debut in Denver’s AFC Divisional Playoff Game vs. Bal. (1/12).

COLLEGE: Jackson played 46 games (24 starts) at the University of Tennessee (2010-11) and the University of Southern California (2008-09), totaling 136 tackles (67 solo), 13 sacks (71 yds.), four forced fumbles and one fumble recovery... Opened 24-of-25 games played for the Volunteers in two seasons, earning first-team All-Southeastern Conference honors as a senior and second-team all-conference recognition as a junior... Led the Volunteers in sacks (2.5), quarterback hurries (10) and tackles for a loss (11) during his senior campaign... Contributed as a reserve defensive lineman for USC, seeing action in 21 games and combining for 22 tackles (15 solo), 5.5 sacks (30 yds.) and two forced fumbles.

PERSONAL: Jackson tallied 103 tackles and 14.5 sacks as a senior at Birmingham High School in Van Nuys, Calif., and earned All-L.A. City and All-West Valley League co-Defensive MVP honors... Helped lead Birmingham to the 2006 L.A. City title with 10.5 sacks as a junior in 2006... Jackson’s twin brother, Marquis, was an all-conference defensive end for Texas Southern University from 2010-11... Malik Jackson was born on Jan. 11, 1990, in Northridge, Calif.

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