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Malik Reaves
Malik  Reaves


Jacksonville, Fla.

High School:
Duncan Fletcher

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 200




Football vs. Lehigh

Villanova opened the 2017 season with a 38-35 win at Lehigh's Goodman Stadium.


Villanova vs. James Madison

Senior Day


Football vs. Richmond

Villanova defeated Richmond, 21-20, in its annual Homecoming game on November 14, 2015.


Villanova vs. William & Mary

Villanova took on William & Mary in its third straight home game on October 10, 2015.


Villanova vs. Delaware

The football team opened the home portion of its schedule with a 28-21 victory over Delaware on September 19, 2015.

Villanova: Experienced performer who will be a mainstay for the Villanova defense ... Has good cover skills ... Expected to challenge for All-CAA honors.

2016: Played in 12 games and had 51 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, one forced fumble and one interception ... Registered four solo tackles, one assisted stop and a pass break-up at Pittsburgh ... Tallied eight total tackles and a tackle for loss against Lehigh ... Made four total tackles and a tacke for loss versus Towson ... Posted three solo stops, two assisted tackles and a forced fumble at Lafayette ... Credited with four solo tackles at Elon ... Totaled two solo tackles and a pass break-up against Rhode Island ... Had one solo tackle at Richmond ... Recorded two solo tackles and two assisted stops versus Albany ... Tallied four assisted tackles at Maine ... Registered four total tackles and an interception versus James Madison ... Had four solo tackles at Delaware ... Recorded four solo tackles and two assisted stops at South Dakota State in the second round of the FCS playoffs.

2015: Second team All-CAA Football honoree ... Played in all 11 games and had 41 total tackles, one tackle for loss and one interception ... Totaled two solo tackles and two assisted stops at Connecticut ... Made a career-high 12 tackles and one pass break-up versus Delaware ... Posted two total tackles and an interception that was returned 66 yards versus Penn ... Tallied five solo tackles and one assisted stop versus William & Mary ... Recorded two total tackles at Albany ... Made one solo stop at Towson ... Had three solo stops versus Maine ... Credited with one solo tackle and one assisted stop at Rhode Island ... Registered five solo stops and one assisted tackle versus Richmond ... Tallied three solo tackles and a pass breakup at James Madison.

2014: Started nine of 13 games he played in and had 37 total tackles, three pass breakups and one fumble recovery ... Registered four solo tackles at Syracuse ... Tallied five tackles versus Fordham ... Totaled four tackles and a pass breakup against James Madison ... Had one assisted stop at Maine ... Credited with one solo tackle and one assisted stop versus Rhode Island ... Posted one solo stop and a fumble recovery at William & Mary ... Tallied one solo tackle versus Morgan State ... Recorded a career-high seven tackles at Richmond ... Made four assisted tackles versus Towson ... Had two solo tackles against Albany ... Credited with one solo tackle and a pass breakup at Delaware ... Made one solo stop and one assisted tackle versus Liberty in the NCAA playoffs ... Recorded three solo tackles against Sam Houston State in the NCAA quarterfinals.

Duncan Fletcher High School: Team captain ... Four-year letterman in football and track ... Earned Defensive Player of the Week honors six times ... Was an all-state honoree ... First team All-Gateway Conference ... Florida Times Union All-First Coach Honorable Mention ... Senior season stats included 31.5 tackles, two forced fumbles and two interceptions.

Personal: Youngest of three children of Descartes and Patricia Reaves ... Born 12/15/95 in Panama City, Fla. ... Sociology major.