Michigan State

Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Malik McDowell

College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
Michigan St.COMMITTEDOffered01/24/2014Brad Salem
Florida St.NoneOffered01/17/2014Odell Haggins
IndianaNoneOfferedNoneBrandon Shelby
MichiganNoneOfferedNoneFred Jackson
Mississippi St.NoneOfferedNone
Notre DameNoneOfferedNone
Ohio St.NoneOffered01/31/2014Kerry Coombs
Penn St.NoneOfferedNone

Latest News

Five-star tracker: Teams on cusp11/13/2015 Rivals.com Football Recruiting

Several former five-stars, like Florida's Vernon Hargreaves III, have their teams on the cusp of the college football playoff.

Five-Star Challenge: Stars of 201206/04/2015Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Recruiting Hot Board: Defense (HOLD/not finished)11/06/2014TideSports.com
New suitor for Williams10/29/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Five who will make an impact: Big Ten08/04/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Signing McDowell: What it means ...04/03/2014SpartanMag.com
Dantonio: McDowell 'made a man's decision'04/02/2014SpartanMag.com
Five-Star McDowell finally a Spartan04/02/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
I think I think ... Friedman's final 2014 thoughts02/20/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
I think I think ... Helmholdt's final 2014 thoughts02/19/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
I think I think ... Gorney's final 2014 thoughts02/17/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Focused on one02/16/2014BuckeyeGrove.com
Midwest storylines: Big Ten must protect turf02/12/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Rivals.com: Top Big Ten recruiters02/11/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
McDowell situation unresolved, visits on tap02/10/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Top performers: Elite Big Man02/09/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Signing Day Blitz: Ranking the Big Ten02/06/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Deep Read: Inside Signing Day02/06/2014SpartanMag.com
Signing Day winners and losers02/05/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
National Signing Day: Conference Breakdown02/05/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Signing Day notes: Harris' flip, Evans' surprise02/05/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Video: Malik McDowell explains why he's a Spartan02/05/2014SpartanMag.com
McDowell recruitment sizzles toward its end02/05/2014SpartanMag.com
Five Signing Day predictions02/04/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
National Signing Day: Top storylines02/04/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
4-star Evans is a Spartan02/03/2014SpartanMag.com
McDowell previews NSD decision02/03/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
McDowell gives the latest02/03/2014BuckeyeGrove.com
Roundtable: Where will the circus be?02/01/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Weekend Visits: Florida hosting Prince01/31/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Around the Midwest: McDowell narrows list01/29/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Mind of Mike: Where R100 uncommitteds stand01/28/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Roundtable: Who needs a key prospect?01/28/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
McDowell sets final official visit01/27/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Roundtable: Who will perform late magic?01/27/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Weekend Visits: Five-star weekend at MSU01/24/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Reviewing big moves in position rankings01/23/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Around the Midwest: McDowell changes visits01/22/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Weekend makes big impression on recruits01/20/2014Warchant.com
Final rankings bring six new five-stars01/20/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Around the Midwest: Franklin fallout01/15/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Army Bowl: Handing out some awards01/06/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Army Bowl: West overall top performers01/04/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Army: Ten match-ups to watch01/03/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Army: West Coast linemen shine01/02/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Army: West Team Thursday Best01/02/2014Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Army: Colorado rises for West12/30/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Army: West Team Monday's Best12/30/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Buckeyes get last shot at McDowell12/30/2013BuckeyeGrove.com
Army: Ten storylines to watch this week12/30/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Class of 2014: Who's next?12/20/2013SpartanMag.com
Mind of Mike: UT class should stay in tact12/18/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Around the Midwest: Irish after Morgan12/18/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
McDowell back from UF trip12/15/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
McDowell plans LSU visit12/11/2013TigerBait.com
Around the Midwest: Gophers rising12/11/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
McDowell impressed by Saban12/10/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Florida visits with Rivals100 defensive end12/04/2013InsidetheGators.com
First and 10: Plenty of drama left out there11/25/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Around the Midwest: Buckeyes pursue trio11/20/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Top uncommitted prospects: Midwest11/20/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Offer is there, but interest is fading11/19/2013InsidetheGators.com
Mind of Mike: What's up at Rutgers?11/13/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
McDowell ready for the next phase of recruitment11/10/2013TheWolverine.com
Rivals100 DE to visit LSU11/10/2013TigerBait.com
First and 10: Physical specimens11/04/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Take Two: Turnaround on the Plains11/01/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Mind of Mike: Aggies are killing it10/30/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Around the Midwest: Baker happy with UK10/30/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Recruiting impact: Justin Hollins10/29/2013Duck Sports Authority
Southfield retains trophy with rivalry win10/21/2013TheWolverine.com
McDowell's recruitment in a holding pattern10/21/2013TheWolverine.com
Defensive battle a thriller for Southfield10/02/2013TheWolverine.com
Midwest Mailbag: Playing catch-up10/02/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Recruiting Analysis: Ships sailing?09/26/2013TheWolverine.com
Around the Midwest: Surprising Broncos09/25/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Mind of Mike: Hand changes plans09/18/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Around the Midwest: Froholdt will return09/04/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Marshall and McDowell can't combine for victory09/03/2013TheWolverine.com
Prep Kickoff Classic top defensive performers09/01/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Ten 2014 prospects with something to prove08/30/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Slice of Life: Malik McDowell at the Five-Star Challenge08/29/2013TheWolverine.com
Top uncommitted prospects: Midwest08/28/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Top Prospect Snapshot: Malik McDowell08/26/2013TheWolverine.com
Video: McDowell taking it easy08/23/2013TheWolverine.com
Around the Midwest: Pierschbacher hits pause08/07/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Top uncommitted prospects: Midwest Region07/31/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Michigan stands out for McDowell07/29/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Lay of the land: Defensive end07/29/2013TheWolverine.com
Friday Night Lights: What to watch07/25/2013BuckeyeGrove.com
Around the Midwest: Traveling to SEC country07/22/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Big Picture Review: Defensive line07/15/2013BruinSportsReport.com
Around the Midwest: Counting down07/02/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
FSU making a strong push for Rivals100 DL McDowell06/24/2013Warchant.com
Huge day for the small Billingslea06/21/2013TheWolverine.com
Academic aim with McDowell06/17/2013TrojanSports.com
Five-Star Challenge: Farrell Awards06/13/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
McDowell talks Rivals Challenge06/09/2013TheWolverine.com
BSR TV: UCLA OL/DL Recruits, Day One06/08/2013BruinSportsReport.com
McDowell seeking some sun06/07/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Rivals100 Five-Star Challenge: Teams to watch06/03/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Elite defensive end ready for the process05/12/2013HuskerOnline.com
UF sees Rivals100 defensive end04/25/2013InsidetheGators.com
Regional roundup: Midwest04/25/2013Duck Sports Authority
Alabama offers lineman04/18/2013TideSports.com
McDowell impressive in hoops debut with Dorian's Pride04/14/2013SpartanMag.com
McDowell updates spring visit plans03/28/2013Rivals.com Football Recruiting
McDowell building a bond with Michigan coaches02/25/2013TheWolverine.com
USC Recruiting Needs and Wants02/14/2013TrojanSports.com
Rivals100 DE expects Oregon visit02/13/2013Duck Sports Authority
Looking ahead: 2014 DE02/11/2013Duck Sports Authority
Weekend Preview: Big-time visitors at OSU02/08/2013BuckeyeGrove.com
Marshall provides insight on his visit to MSU01/13/2013SpartanMag.com
Early Look 2014: Defense12/23/2012BuckeyeGrove.com
Around the Midwest: Treadwell turns it on11/28/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Detroit event starts combine season11/22/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Around the Midwest: Daniel re-opens recruitment11/21/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Midwest Mailbag: Nebraska's 2014 talent pool11/14/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Rivals250 to Watch: Plenty of 5-stars in waiting11/12/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Roundtable: Early look at the class of 201411/11/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Midwest Mailbag: Too-tough stance?10/31/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Malik McDowell sees U-M again09/17/2012TheWolverine.com
UMass visitors spotted: Postgame update09/15/2012TheWolverine.com
Tales from the trail: East Village Prep, Detroit Loyola09/03/2012TheWolverine.com
Midwest top performers09/01/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Malik McDowell focused on season, not recruiting08/23/2012TheWolverine.com
Video: Malik McDowell scrimmage breakdown08/21/2012TheWolverine.com
Video: Malik McDowell talks recruiting08/18/2012TheWolverine.com
McDowell looks to dominate08/16/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Midwest region: Six to watch this fall08/15/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
2014 DL claiming early offers08/07/2012Duck Sports Authority
Summer Standouts: DLs08/06/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
McDowell proves he can compete with the best07/03/2012TheWolverine.com
Weekly Recruiting Wrap: Turning the page on the #RivalsChallenge06/29/2012TheWolverine.com
Rivals Challenge: Top underclassmen06/28/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Rivals100 Challenge: Farrell's Awards06/27/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Rivals Challenge: Northeast lessons learned06/26/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Lineman Challenge: Top moments06/24/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
#RivalsChallenge photo gallery III06/23/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
#RivalsChallenge photo gallery II06/23/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
#RivalsChallenge: Ranking defensive linemen06/23/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Rivals Five-Star Challenge Day One: Michigan recap06/23/2012TheWolverine.com
McDowell Competes In Atlanta06/23/2012MichiganPreps.com
R100 Challenge All-Lobby team06/22/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
McDowell readies for visit06/22/2012BlueandGold.com
McDowell can make big impression at Challenge06/22/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Storylines: Who's out for No. 1?06/22/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Five-Star Challenge: Who needs it most?06/19/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Rivals100 Five-Star Challenge: Schools to Watch06/17/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
McDowell ready to test himself06/17/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Position breakdown: Defensive line06/16/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Sound Mind Sound Body Camp sleepers06/16/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
McDowell continues to dominate06/15/2012BuckeyeGrove.com
SMSB: Big men on parade06/14/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Sound Mind Sound Body Camp 2012: Michigan preview06/11/2012TheWolverine.com
Smith, Morris take part in showcase06/08/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Columbus NIKE: Top big men05/06/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
McDowell visits in-state schools04/18/2012TheWolverine.com
Video: McDowell is a big name for 201404/15/2012TheWolverine.com
Spartans offer super soph McDowell04/13/2012SpartanMag.com
Adidas Invitational: What we learned04/11/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Rivals100 Five-Star Challenge features elite04/11/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Adidas Invitational: Top underclassmen04/10/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
McDowell starting to blow up04/08/2012BuckeyeGrove.com
Adidas Invitational: Top offensive performers04/08/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Adidas Invitational: Top defensive performers04/08/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Adidas Invitational: Story lines to follow04/06/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Adidas Invitational: Prospects roll into Detroit04/04/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
McDowell is an elite sophomore03/16/2012TheWolverine.com
Midwest mail: 2014 class in Mich. could be special02/29/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Around the Midwest: Dillard days02/22/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Midwest Elite Big Man: What we learned02/14/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Detroit sophomore puts on a show02/13/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Best of Midwest Elite Big Man Camp02/13/2012Rivals.com Football Recruiting