Malaki Starks

American football player (born 2003)

Malaki Starks
Starks with the Georgia Bulldogs in 2023
Georgia Bulldogs – No. 24
PositionSafety
ClassJunior
Personal information
Born: (2003-11-13) November 13, 2003 (age 20)
Jefferson, Georgia, U.S.
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight205 lb (93 kg)
Career history
College
  • Georgia (2022–present)
Bowl games
High schoolJefferson (GA)
Career highlights and awards
  • Stats at ESPN.com

William Malaki Starks (born November 13, 2003) is an American football safety for the Georgia Bulldogs. He won a national championship in 2022.

High school career

Starks attended Jefferson High School in Jefferson, Georgia. He was ranked by ESPN as the No. 12 recruit in college football's class of 2022.[1] In October 2021, he committed to play college football for Georgia.[2][3][4]

College career

As a true freshman, Starks emerged Georgia's starting free safety.[5] In a game against Missouri, Starks made a tackle that was later cited by head coach Kirby Smart as being the key play of the game.[6]

References

  1. ^ "2022 ESPN 300". ESPN.com. Retrieved July 28, 2022.
  2. ^ Hannah Goodin (October 16, 2021). "Recruiting spotlight: Jefferson's Malaki Starks". Georgia Public Broadcasting.
  3. ^ "Georgia Bulldogs ink five-star prospect Malaki Starks". 11 Alive. December 15, 2021.
  4. ^ "Malaki Starks Signs Letter of Intent". SI.com. December 15, 2021.
  5. ^ Austin, Brooks (October 17, 2022). "Georgia Breakout Players From First Half of the Season on Defense". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved November 1, 2022.
  6. ^ Riley, Connor (October 3, 2022). "Georgia football winners and losers following worrying win over Missouri". DawgNation. Retrieved November 1, 2022.

External links

  • Georgia Bulldogs bio
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