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  Maleek Irons

Maleek Irons

Player Profile

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Chilliwack, British Columbia

High School:
WJ Mouat Secondary

Weight:
211

Position:
RB

Prior to Ohio: Four-year member of the WJ Mouat Secondary football team... Earned Provincial Most Valuable Player honors following the 2012 and 2013 campaigns... Three-time Athlete of the Year... Selected as the Most Valuable Player in the Northwest Elite Camp... Finished his high school career with 7,944 yards rushing and 98 rushing touchdowns... Tallied 120 career tackles and 10 interceptions on the defensive side of the ball... Rushed for a Provincial single-season record 3,204 yards and 45 touchdowns in 2012... Also rushed for a single game school record 498 yards... Played on Team British Columbia in the 2012 and 2013 International Bowl in Texas... Played on the Team Canada squad that defeated Team USA in the International Bowl... Competed on the track and field team for four years... Inducted into the Abbotsford Sports Wall of Fame.

Personal: Born June 29, 1996... Son of Jolene and Shawn McDivitt... Has three younger sisters - Kiara, Isabella and Julianna... Enjoys working out, hanging out with friends and sports... Lists his favorite athlete as Adrian Peterson and the Seattle Seahawks as his favorite team... Would like to get into coaching or become a fire fighter following graduation.

Cornerbacks coach James Ward on Irons: "He comes from a great family. Has been one of the most productive players in Canadian football history. He's a big running back with speed and toughness."