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11/12/16 - Texas middle linebacker Malik Jefferson has been taken out of Saturday's game against No. 11 West Virginia to be evaluated for a head injury. School officials say the sophomore won't return. Jefferson left early in the first quarter. His inspired play - 17 tackles and two sacks the previous two weeks - had helped the Longhorns win consecutive games against Baylor and Texas Tech. He had three tackles, including one for a loss, and a quarterback hurry against the Mountaineers before leaving the game Saturday. West Virginia leads at halftime 17-13. - AP Sports
12/14/15 - 2015 ALL-BIG 12 FOOTBALL HONORABLE MENTION (COACHES): Daje Johnson (KR/PR),...Malik Jefferson also was selected honorable mention All-Big 12 and was joined in that category by fellow freshmen CB Davante Davis, P Michael Dickson, CB Holton Hill, OG Patrick Vahe and OT Connor Williams, plus junior DT Hassan Ridgeway and seniors DT Desmond Jackson, KR/PR Daje Johnson and CB Duke Thomas. Johnson led the Big 12 and ranked 24th in the nation in punt return average at 10.7 on 21 attempts, including an 85-yard TD. He also returned 22 kickoffs for 528 yards (24.0 ypr). - Texas Football
12/14/15 - 2015 ALL-BIG 12 FOOTBALL HONORABLE MENTION (COACHES): Malik Jefferson (LB),...Despite both missing the final game of the season due to injury, Peter Jinkens and Malik Jefferson led the team in tackles with 75 and 61, respectively. Jinkens also led the team with 6.5 sacks and 9.5 tackles for loss while adding four pressures. Jefferson led the team in pressures with six, and recorded seven tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery, which he returned for a TD. - Texas Football
12/09/15 - 2015 BIG 12 DEFENSIVE FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR (COACHES): Malik Jefferson, Texas, LB, Mesquite, Texas...Jefferson becomes the sixth Longhorn to be recognized as Defensive Freshman of the Year, joining CB Quandre Diggs (2011), DE Brian Orakpo (2005), DT Rodrique Wright (2002), LB Derrick Johnson (2001) and DE Cory Redding (1999). Despite both missing the final game of the season due to injury, Jinkens and Jefferson led the team in tackles with 75 and 61, respectively. Jinkens also led the team with 6.5 sacks and 9.5 tackles for loss while adding four pressures. Jefferson led the team in pressures with six, and recorded seven tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery, which he returned for a TD. - Texas Football
10/12/15 - OCT 12 BIG 12 CO-DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Malik Jefferson, Texas, LB, Fr, Mesquite, Texas...Freshman linebacker Malik Jefferson recorded six total tackles (five solo), including two quarterback sacks and two tackles-for-loss in Texas’ 24-17 win over No. 9 Oklahoma. He helped the Texas defense hold the Sooners to 278 yards of total offense, including just 67 yards rushing, and a season-high six sacks. Jefferson was also named the Walter Camp Football Foundation National Defensive Player of the Week. - Big 12 Football
10/12/15 - OCT 12 WALTER CAMP FOOTBALL NATIONAL DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: MALIK JEFFERSON, TEXAS, Freshman, Linebacker, Mesquite, TX/Poteet...Malik Jefferson recorded six tackles (5 solo) and two quarterback sacks as Texas defeated 10th-ranked Oklahoma, 24-17, in the Red River Showdown. With the win, the Longhorns improved to 2-4, 1-2 in the Big 12. Notes: Jefferson is the seventh Texas player to earn Walter Camp National Player of the Week honors since 2004, and the first ever defensive honoree. - The Walter Camp Football Foundation