Brian Malinowski, star player and team leader of the Pennsbury Falcons football team, has verbally committed to Morgan State University. While he received multiple offers from the University of Albany, Towson University and West Virginia State University, Malinowski decided Morgan State “felt like home.”
The 6-foot-5, 295-pound offensive lineman began playing football during his freshman year at Archbishop Ryan and continued to soar when he transferred to Pennsbury High School junior year. With his refined athletic and leadership skills paired together, Malinowski achieved 2nd Team All-League and Honorable Mention Bucks County Gold Team.
With graduation only a semester away, Malinowski looks forward to flying the Falcon nest and advancing his talents as a Morgan State Golden Bear.
Malinowski plans on studying nutrition at Morgan State University and dreams of becoming a professional NFL player in the future.
Complete Q&A with Malinowski:
Q: What is your favorite food before a game?
Malinowski: “My favorite food before a game is probably salad. I don’t like to eat too heavy before games.”
Q: How do you get pumped up before a game?
Malinowski: “I just listen to music. I have a playlist I play before games with Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Pump, and Meek Mill.”
Q: What is your mentality when you step on the field?
Malinowski: “I feel like I flick a switch. Off the field I’m a pretty nice guy, but on the field I can be a little mean.”
Q: How have your coaches and teammates helped you become the athlete and person you are today?
Malinowski: “Definitely the coaches shaped me into who I am today. I went to Archbishop Ryan as a freshman and sophomore. I learned a lot about toughness there and I carried it on over here.”
Q: What does being a team leader mean to you?
Malinowski: “It means a lot to me the fact that I have an influence on the younger guys, how they should act, and how everything should go before the game. You know, just keep them tamed.”
WBCB’s Courtney Fegley contributed to this story.