DeAngelo Malone plays outside linebacker for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League in American football (NFL). His college football career was spent at Western Kentucky.
Malone was educated at Martin Luther King Jr. High School before transferring to Cedar Grove High School. He grew up in Ellenwood, Georgia.
As Cedar Grove won the AAA state championship, he had 49 tackles with eight tackles for loss and was chosen first-team All-State and All-Metro by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Malone who happens to be a three-star recruit, chose Western Kentucky over Buffalo when deciding where to play collegiate football.
How Good is DeAngelo Malone?
— Great speed. Flies around the backfield and in space.
— Skinny frame lets him wiggle and fights through tight spaces at times.
— Crafty hands. Does well to strike first and keep OL out of his frame.
— Flashes above-average power and extension after engagement.
— Has moments of surprising leg drive considering his size.
— Good understanding of run concepts and how to attack blocks accordingly.
What Happened To DeAngelo Malone?
The Atlanta Falcons selected Malone with the 82nd overall choice in the third round of the 2022 NFL Draft. In the deal that sent Matt Ryan to the Indianapolis Colts, the pick was previously acquired by the Falcons.
DeAngelo Malone stats
Arms: 33 1/4