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Malik McDowell

Malik McDowell is known as an American football defensive tackle who played for the Seattle Seahawks. He is most famous for getting in a scuffle with police.

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Background and Age

Malik McDowell was born on June 20, 1996 in Detroit, Michigan. He was born to Greg McDowell and Joya Crowe. For high school, Malik McDowell was enlisted at Loyola High School where he remained for at some point before completing his education off at Southfield High School in Southfield, Michigan. The child was a standout amongst the defensive tackles as he was positioned the best playing DT in his group and 26th in the whole country. For his sheer brightness at handling, speed, quality, and sturdiness at such a youthful age, Rivals.com marked him a five-star recruit and it was on such high standing that Malik McDowell resolved to play football for the Spartans of Michigan State University in 2014.

Career and Net Worth

Preceding his drafting in the NFL, he got an invitation to the NFL Combine to which he visited and participated in every one of the drills with the exception of the short sprint and three-cone drill. He did not need to participate in Michigan State's Pro Day because his ability going to some private exercises sorted out by teams like the Washington Redskins, Philadelphia Eagles, Baltimore Ravens, Detroit Lions, Minnesota Vikings, Indianapolis Colts, Seattle Seahawks, and Miami Dolphins.

Malik McDowell was drafted into the NFL as the 35th pick in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft by the Seattle Seahawks.

Marriage, Wife and Kids

Malik McDowell has not been linked to any romances. It is unknown if he has a girlfriend or a wife in his life. As a free agent in the NFL, he is focused on trying to get his life back together so that he can make a run back to the league.

Legal Troubles

In July 2019, a video was released of a February 18 recording by a police dash camera and a camera inside a Marathon service station in Lathrup Village, Michigan. The video shows McDowell going up against by a cop. The cop converses with him for over a moment in the parking area. McDowell leaves his Jeep and goes in the store, as the cop gets him by an arm. They fight on their feet down one path, and when they return toward the front of the shop, McDowell tumbles down.

The official hauls out his taser as McDowell gets to his knees. The video shows the official advising McDowell to jump on his stomach or he would fire the Taser. McDowell didn't go along and the prongs were released. The official wrote in his report they the taser did not work because it hit McDowell's thick coat, so he took out the cartridge and attempted to utilize the contact part of the Taser on him.


Quick Facts
Birth Date: 20 Jun, 1996
Age: 24 yrs
Occupations: American football player
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Detroit
Education: Michigan State University
Gender: Male
Description: American football player
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Last Modified: Oct 29 2020
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