DeAngelo Malone Tops Nation in different categories | WKU Connection

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WKU Football DE DeAngelo Malone is starting to get some national recognition with his play this season. So far on the season he has totaled 9 sacks over the first 7 games. (Which includes playing against an Army team who only threw the ball 12 times)

Currently Malone is:

  • Tied for 3rd right now in sacks with 9
  • Leads the nation in sack yards with 76 yards.
  • Leads the nation in tackles for loss with 16.

DeAngelo Malone’s stat line for each game is as follows :

  • vs Central Arkansas – 6 solo tackles, 2 assisted tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks and 15 sack yards
  • at FIU – 2 solo tackles, 7 assisted tackles, 1 tackle for loss
  • vs Louisville 4 solo tackles, 6 assisted tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, .5 sacks and 3 sacked yards
  • vs UAB 6 solo tackles, 4 assisted tackles, 3 tackles for loss, 2 sacks and 16 sacked yards
  • at ODU 6 solo tackles, 3 assisted tackles, 4 tackles for loss, 3 sacks and 26 sacked yards
  • vs Army 3 solo tackles, 4 assisted tackles, 1 tackles for loss
  • vs Charlotte 4 solo tackles, 1 assisted tackles, 1 tackles for loss, 2 sacks and 16 sacked yards

Offenses should game plan around Malone and they have started to do so. He continues to shine no matter what opposing offenses try and do to combat his ability.