UAlbany Football BIO
Malachi Hoskins
Player Profile:
Malachi Hoskins 1809653
Position: Defensive Lineman
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 230
Year: Junior
Hometown: Queens, N.Y.
High School: Loomis Chaffee

2017: Starting defensive end was named to the All-CAA First Team. ... Had 53 total tackles (26 solo, 27 assisted), including a team-high 9.0 for a loss. ... Also was UAlbany's leader with 5.0 sacks. ... Forced four fumbles. ... Finished with 2.0 sacks against Villanova (Sept. 23) and New Hampshire (Nov. 18). ... Forced a fumble in overtime against Villanova that led to teammate Eli Mencer's 80-yard return for touchdown that finished a 19-10 victory. ... Also forced two fumbles against New Hampshire.

2016: All-CAA Football Second Team at defensive lineman... CAA Academic All-Conference Team... UAlbany's leader in sacks (7), tackles for loss (11) and forced fumbles (3), adding 82 total tackles... 10 games with at least four tackles, including three in the double digits... 11 tackles plus a sack in win at Buffalo (9/2)... Season-high 16 tackles, two sacks and three tackles for loss vs. Richmond (10/8)... Recorded 11 tackles vs. Delaware (11/5), followed by six solo tackles and a sack in the win at UNH (11/12) and eight tackles plus three quarterback hurries in home win over Stony Brook (11/19).

2015: CAA All-Academic Team … Started all 11 games … Totaled 51 tackles with 29 solo … Led the team with 8.5 tackles for a loss of a total of 37 yards, and five sacks for a loss of 30 yards … Forced three fumbles … Recorded a season-high nine tackles, including seven solo with a forced fumble, two sacks and four tackles for a loss of 20 yards in win over Delaware (Nov. 7) … Was named the CAA Defensive Player of the Week (Nov. 9) for his performance against the Blue Hens … Brought down seven (four solo) with a pass breakup and two QB hurries vs. New Hampshire (Nov. 14) … Had five tackles each vs. Holy Cross (Oct. 3) and Stony Brook (Nov. 21).

2014: CAA Academic All-Conference Team … Totaled 15 tackles in his rookie campaign, including 11 solo and 4.5 for a loss of 27 yards … Forced two fumbles in consecutive games vs. UNH (Nov. 1) and Delaware (Nov. 8) … Had four solo tackles against Villanova (Nov. 15). 

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-time first-team all-league selection … Recorded 97 tackles and 11 sacks in his senior season, as well as scored a touchdown.

PERSONAL: Son of Kathleen Hoskins … Intends to major business.

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