WATCH: Former Cocoa Tiger, Current West Virginia Safety Davis Mallinger Featured On ‘Meet the Mountaineers’
By Space Coast Daily // April 19, 2021
switched to safety after playing receiver his senior year at cocoa high school
Meet The Mountaineers: Newcomer Edition
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BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Former Cocoa Tiger football standout Davis Mallinger was featured on West Virginia University’s latest “Meet the Mountaineers: Newcomer Edition.”
At Cocoa High School, Mallinger played wide receiver for coach Ryan Schneider and was a 2020 All-Brevard County First Team selection and picked as a 2020 All-State First Team 4A.
He finished the 2020 season with 49 receptions for 818 yards and seven touchdowns to go along with 85 rushing yards and one score and averaged 81.8 yards per game during his senior year
Mallinger led Cocoa High to a 10-1 record and a berth in Florida 4A state semifinals.
He played his junior season at Viera High, where he caught 46 passes for 742 yards and seven touchdowns as a junior, while also rushing 37 times for 257 yards and a touchdown and finished with 1,218 all-purpose yards in 2019.
Also was a standout track & field star, Mallinger recorded his personal bests of 10.74 in the 100 meters and 21.57 in the 200 meters and his 200-meter time ranked No. 8 in the state and No. 16 nationally in 2020.
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