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    Malik Dorton
    Malik  Dorton

    Class:
    RS Junior

    Hometown:
    Los Angeles, CA

    High School:
    St. John Bosco

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 280

    Position:
    DT

    Birthdate:
    05/23/1996

    Experience:
    2V

    Major:
    Communication

    @theeEliteMalik

    CAREER: He has 11 tackles (1.5 for losses) and a deflection in his career.

    2017: Dorton will battle for key playing time at defensive tackle as a junior in 2017.

    2016: Dorton served as a backup defensive tackle as a sophomore in 2016. Overall in 2016, he saw action in 11 games (all but Washington) and started against Alabama, and he had 9 tackles, including 1.5 for a loss of 16 yards (with a 15-yard sack), and a deflection. He had 3 tackles against Alabama, 1 each against Stanford and Utah (with a deflection), 2 versus Arizona State (with 0.5 for a loss) and 1 each versus Colorado (a sack) and California.

    2015: Dorton, who was switched from outside linebacker to defensive end in 2015 spring drills, was a reserve as a redshirt freshman in 2015. Overall in 2015 while appearing in 2 games (Arkansas State and Idaho), he had 2 tackles (1 in each game).

    2014: Dorton redshirted as a freshman outside linebacker at USC in 2014, his first year at USC.

    HIGH SCHOOL: He made 2013 Prep Star All-American, ESPN 300, Cal-Hi Sports All-State third team and All-CIF Pac-5 Division as a senior defensive end at St. John Bosco High in Bellflower (Calif.). He had 66 tackles, with 5 sacks, in 2013. St. John Bosco won the 2013 CIF Pac-5 Division championship and CIF state championship Open Division bowl game.

    As a 2012 junior, he made Cal-Hi Sports All-State Junior third team and All-CIF Pac-5 Division while making 57 tackles, including 13 for a loss (with 6 sacks), plus an interception, a fumble recovery and a forced fumble.

    As a sophomore in 2011, he made Cal-Hi Sports All-State Sophomore second team and All-Trinity League as he had 40 tackles with a sack, as well as a fumble recovery. Current Trojans Nico Falah and Reid Budrovich also prepped at St. John Bosco.

    PERSONAL: He is a communication major at USC.

    TAC LS/YDS DFL FR
    2015 (Fr.)... 2 0/0 0 0
    2016 (So.)... 9 1.5/16 1 0
    CAREER... 11 1.5/16 1 0

    GAME-BY-GAME WITH MAILK DORTON

    2016

    TAC LS/YDS DFL FR
    Alabama* 3 0/0 0 0
    Stanford 1 0/0 0 0
    Utah 1 0/0 1 0
    Arizona St. 2 0.5/1 0 0
    Colorado 1 1/15 0 0
    California 1 0/0 0 0
    2016 (So.)... 9 1.5/16 1 0
    *Starter


    2015

    TAC LS/YDS DFL FR
    Ark. St. 1 0/0 0 0
    Idaho 1 0/0 0 0
    2015 (Fr.)... 2 0/0 0 0