Named Most Improved Player on offense at the conclusion of spring practice. 2011: Appeared in six games making two starts carrying 42 times for 174 yards. ... In Outback Bowl vs. No. 12 Mich. St. rushed 12 times for 51 yards. ... In SEC Championship Game vs. No. 1 LSU, rushed five times for 37 yards and made first-career reception for 17 yards. ... Made first-career start at No. 21 Ga. Tech rushing for 39 yards on 12 carries. ... Recipient of the Christian Walker Football Scholarship. 2010: Redshirted as a member of the scout team. ... Recipient of the Christian Walker Football Scholarship.
Southwest Dekalb, coached by Buck Godfrey...2009 Prepstar All-American and SuperPrep All-Dixie team...2009 Atlanta Journal Constitution Top 50, Class AAAA All-State First Team Honorable Mention...Rivals.com four-star prospect, #24 RB nationally, #20 overall in Georgia...Scout.com four-star prospect, #25 RB nationally, #96 overall in the South...Dawg Post #20 overall in Georgia...ESPN.com #97 overall nationally...Mobile Press-Register Super Southeast 120...missed four games in junior year with sprained knee and ankle but still finished with 954 rushing yards and 12 touchdowns...as a senior rushed for 1,168 yards and 16 touchdowns, averaging 129.8 yards per game...ran the 100m and 200m sprints on the high school team.
KEN MALCOME; Born: September 25, 1991; Major: Housing
- Ken Malcome scored two rushing touchdowns, his second being a go-ahead score in the fourth quarter as Southern Illinois beat Illinois State 24-17 Saturday. The Salukis (6-5, 4-3 Missouri Valley) trailed early as Ryan West was intercepted by Dontae McCoy, who returned it 64 yards for a touchdown. A Thomas Kinney field goal and a 12-yard score from West to LaSteven McKinney gave Southern Illinois the lead.
The Redbirds (5-6, 4-4) tied it with a Nick Aussieker field goal and Blake Winkler connected with Chick Chatham 19 yards for a touchdown to put Illinois State up 17-10 at half. Malcome scored from 2 yards out late in the third quarter to tie the game, capping off a 12-play 94 yard drive. His go-ahead touchdown came with 7:36 left to play. Illinois State missed a field goal on the ensuing drive and the Salukis milked the remaining time on the clock. - AP Sports
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