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    Mike Maloney
    74 Mike Maloney
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Joliet, Ill.

    High School:
    Joliet Catholic

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 280

    Position:
    DL

    Experience:
    1-1

    2003: Played in 11 games, earning a start at defensive lineman vs. Michigan State ... Had three tackles vs. Wisconsin ... Made two tackles vs. Minnesota ... Added one tackle vs. Missouri and at Purdue ... Recorded a quarterback hurry vs. California.

    2002: Saw action in seven games as a reserve defensive lineman ... Had one tackle vs. Arkansas State ... Had a fumble recovery and return for three yards vs. Michigan.

    2001: Saw action in the season-opener vs. California ... Did not record any statistics.

    2000: Redshirted the 2000 season.

    High School: Earned Prep Star All-America honors ... Named to the SuperPrep All-Midwest team ... Recorded 89 tackles, 37 for loss and 12 sacks during senior season ... Also picked off two passes, broke up 11 and blocked two punts ... Three-year starter totaled 146 career tackles, 40.5 sacks, 58 quarterback hurries and nine blocked kicks ... Chicago Tribune, Sun-Times and Champaign News Gazette All-State selection ... Named to the IHSA and Illinois Prep Report 4A All-State team ... Catholic Metro White Defensive Player of the Year ... Helped lead Joliet Catholic to a 4A state championship and a 14-0 season ... Had nine tackles, two sacks and an interception return for a touchdown in championship game in Memorial Stadium ... Bench pressed 315 pounds in high school.

    Personal: Full given name is Michael Joseph Maloney ... Born Jan. 24, 1982 in Joliet, Ill. ... The son of Dan and Mary Beth Maloney ...Grandfather pitched for the Chicago Cubs AAA ballclub ... Honor roll student at Joliet Catholic ... Majoring in kinesiology ... Has one brother, Aaron, who is 13 years younger than Mike ... Favorite athlete is Dick Butkus ... Biggest sports thrill was winning the state championship with Joliet Catholic.

    Career Highs
    Tackles: 3 vs. Wisconsin, 9/27/03
    Solos: 1 at Purdue, 10/4/03
    QB Hurries: 1 vs. California, 9/20/03
    Fumble Recoveries: 1 vs. Michigan, 9/28/02
    DEFENSIVE STATISTICS
    YEAR 	G	ST 	AT 	TOT  	TFL-YDS 	QBS-YDS	FF-FR
    2001	1	0	0	0	0-0	0-0	0-0
    2002	7	0	1	1	0-0	0-0	0-1
    2003	11	1	6	7	0-0	0-0	0-0
    TOTAL	19	1	7	8	0-0	0-0	0-1
    

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