Height: 6'1"
Weight: 295
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Irmo, S.C.
High School: Dutch Fork



AT GEORGIA STATE: Returning starter at center after taking over late last season  ... Signed with the Panthers in 2017 and took a redshirt year.
2018: Took over as the starting center following season-ending injury to Jamal Paxton and started the final five games ... Played in 10 games on the season after seeing his first action off the bench in Game 3 at Memphis ... Helped set school records for rushing yards (2,057) and rushing touchdowns (21) ... The Panthers rushed for over 200 yards in three of his five starts.

HIGH SCHOOL: Named to the American Family Insurance ALL-USA South Carolina Football Team ... Played both offensive and defensive line for 2016 state champion Dutch Fork High School, which went 15-0 … Region 5-5A Offensive Player of the Year … Three-time all-region ... Selected for the South Carolina Shrine Bowl team ... Made 35 tackles with five tackles for loss on defense ... Four-year letterwinner for coach Tom Knotts.

PERSONAL: Full name is Malik Antwan Sumter ... Born April 10, 1999 ... Parents are Rochelle and Bernard Sumter Sr.

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