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2008-2009 Men's Track Roster


Malcolm Beyah

Class: SO
Position: Sprints
Height: 5-11
Weight: 182 pounds
Previous School: Chamblee HS
Hometown: Chamblee, Ga.

2008-09
Football
: Named third team All-Sun Belt by Phil Steele ... Named to the Daily News Journal All-Sun Belt Freshman Team ... Voted to the Rivals.com Sun Belt All-Freshman team ... Played in all 12 games and earned eight starts ... Was third on the team with 33 receptions and led the Blue Raiders with six touchdown catches and a 16.7 yard per catch average ... His 672 snaps played was second among receivers and he had 11 total winning grades from the coaches (6 on offense, 5 on special teams) ... Reeled in his first career touchdown on a 46-yard strike from Joe Craddock in his first college game against Troy ... Finished with two catches against the Trojans for 44 yards ... Hauled in a 53-yard touchdown grab to go along with three other catches in win over Maryland ... Registered his first career 100-yard receiving game against Kentucky with five catches for 117 yards and a touchdown (had a 52-yard catch where he leaped over the defender) ... Just the third freshman in the FBS era to have a 100-yard receiving game ... Equaled his career-best with a 53-yard reception at Arkansas State ... Had five catches for 90 yards, including a 32-yard Hail Mary on the game's final play to defeat FAU on national television ... Hauled in a 16-yard touchdown pass against Louisville while also collecting his first two career kickoff returns for 50 yards ... Had a career-best four kickoff returns for 82 yards at Mississippi State to go along with two receptions while playing a season-high 76 snaps ... Collected three receptions and a touchdown in win over WKU.
Indoor: Won the 55 meters in 6.44 at the Middle Tennessee Invitational...Finished third in the 55 meters in 6.46 at the MT Valentine Invitational...Placed ninth in the 55 and 11th in the 200 meters at the Sun Belt Championships with times of 6.51 and 22.15, respectively...Placed 16th in the 60 meters dash at the Rod McCravy Memorial in 7.0.
Outdoor: Finished 20th in the 100 meter dash and 31st in the 200 meter dash at the Sun Belt Championships with preliminary times of 10.89 and 22.52, respectively...Placed 28th in the 100 in a time of 11.02 at the Georgia Tech Invitational.



High School: Rated the 90th best athlete in the nation by Rivals.com and No. 186 as a wide receiver by Scout.com ... Named AJC All-Citywide in 2007 and was honorable mention all-county ... As a senior, he rushed for 549 yards and 10 touchdowns (10.6-yard per carry average) and caught 22 passes for 388 yards and four touchdowns ... Also returned a kickoff 99 yards for a score ... Defensively, he tallied 34 tackles and three interceptions ... Played halfback (in a triple option offense), split end, cornerback, safety, kick returner and punt returner for Chamblee, which finished no. 3 in the Georgia Associated Press poll with a 12-2 record in 2007 ... Also excelled in track, where he owned the fastest 200-meter time in the state and the 12th fastest in the nation with a time of 21.46 ... His 55-meter time of 6.48 was 26th fastest nationally ... Trained with former two-time Olympic gold medalist Antonio McKay ... Clocked in high school at 4.32 and 4.39 in the 40-yard dash ... Played for Coach Jim Showfety.

Full Name: Malcolm Jamaal Beyah ... Parents: Reginald and Carla Beyah ... Born: 10/23/89.