Newest Bobcat RB commit from Abbotsford (VIDEO)

Maleek Irons commitment

Abbotsford running back and CFC TOP 100 Irons commits to NCAA’s Bobcats

CFC TOP 100 offensive threat Maleek Irons has a new gridiron home for 2014 as he will be embarking on the next chapter of his career south of the border.

The 6’0, 205 pound running back from Abbottsford, British Columbia accepted an offer from NCAA Division 1 team Ohio Bobcats this past weekend.

Several NCAA schools were interested in Irons including Idaho, Portland State, Washington, Washington State, Nevada Oregon, Oregon State, Montana and Kansas. However, Irons settled on the Bobcats.

This past season, Irons was selected as a BC ‘AAA’ Offensive MVP as well as Eastern Conference Offensive MVP while playing for his high school team, WJ Mouat Hawks of the British Columbia High School Football Association (BCHSFA). In the Hawks 63-48 win on October 18th against the Centennial Centaurs, Irons amassed 462 rushing yards on 15 carries and scored six touchdowns. This was his best performance of the 2013 season.

In the 2012 season with the Hawks, he dominated on the field as he amassed 3204 rushing yards, which was an average of 10.5 yards per carry, 494 all-purpose yards and scored an astounding 45 touchdowns. He set the single season provincial rushing record that year.  For his efforts on the field, Irons was named BCHSFA’s Outstanding Offensive Player.

Additionally to playing for the Hawks, CFC TOP 100 Irons has suited up for the Westside Warriors, Mission Niners and Chilliwack Giants.  Among the honours he has received has been Team MVP in the Starbowl, Top Running Back Award at FBU Camp, Team MVP at his high school (2011), Team MVP (2012).  In grade 10, he was named Athlete of the Year and was inducted into the Abbotsford Sports Wall of Fame at the Legacy Sports Centre.


Bobcats photo credit:  Jolene Irons-McDivitt


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