Derrick Malone


Player profile

  • Height 6-5
  • Weight 245
  • Hometown Dayton, Ohio
  • Last School Thurgood Marshall
  • Year Rs.-Senior

Ohio State Overview: Derrick Malone is one of those warrior types who walked onto the team and is now in his fifth year of providing effort and toughness and helping to make this program better … he is a senior who initially walked on to the team in the fall of 2015 … he is majoring in biology … he was a Huntington Bucks Go Pro intern this past summer with the athletic department’s digital media team.

More on Derrick: Malone was a defensive end and tight end at Thurgood Marshall under coach Bobby Brown, but he is strictly a tight end as a Buckeye … Malone competed in cross country, track and field, basketball and football as a prepster … he helped the basketball team reach the OHSAA Division II final four in 2014 … he was named all-Southwest Ohio Public League in both track and football and was a captain for both teams as a senior … graduated third in his class and served as class vice president … he is the son of Kristel and Derrick Malone … has two sisters, Dernae and Zoey, and one brother, Derbar Jenkins.