Malik Abdul-Haqq was a problem on the gridiron during his collegiate career, as both a wide receiver and defensive back. As a freshman safety at Western Oregon in 2016, he made 19 tackles, broke up three passes, and blocked a kick. During his 2017 campaign at Fullerton College, Abdul-Haqq helped the Hornets to a perfect 13-0 record and a California Community College Athletic Association Championship. After taking his talents to Tennessee State, Malik Abdul-Haqq caught 12 passes for 137 yards while blocking four kicks in 20 games over two seasons. As a prep quarterback at Cleveland High School in Seattle, he threw for 21 touchdowns and ran for 11 scores as a senior. That year he also led Cleveland’s basketball team in rebounds and steals. His name is pronounced Muh-LEAK Abdul-HAWK.