Veteran linebacker who has persevered through several injuries during career ... missed entire 2011 season with an injury sustained in pre-season ... converted running back who was moved to linebacker prior to 2010 season ... had a solid season playing outside linebacker ... very fast and tough linebacker ... competing for playing time ... could contribute on special teams ... has good speed and tremendous quickness ... one of the defensive standouts in the 2011 Tiger Bowl ... made game high eight tackles and forced a fumble ... was a freshman red-shirt in 2008.
2011 SEASON: Missed entire season due to an injury.
2010 SEASON: Played in all 11 games at outside linebacker ... started six times ... made 56 tackles, sixth on the team ... had 2.5 tackles for lost yardage ... also recovered a fumble ... made three tackles in first game as linebacker, season opener at Indiana ... made five tackles in Tigers’ five-overtime win over Coastal Carolina ... also had five tackles at Columbia ... led Tigers’ upset bid against No. 8 Massachusetts with 11 tackles and a fumble recovery ... recovered fumble at UMass’ five-yard line early in second quarter to set up go-ahead touchdown that gave Tigers a 14-7 lead ... also made 10 tackles against No. 7 James Madison ... posted a career high 13 tackles at Richmond ... made three tackles at Delaware ... had two tackles in season finale at New Hampshire.
2009 SEASON: Appeared in six games as a reserve tailback ... saw action on special teams ... made one tackle.
AT THE PENNINGTON SCHOOL: Three-time All-Prep selection at running back and defensive back … ran for 2,200 yards in career for Coach Jerry Eure … scored 25 touchdowns in career … made 72 tackles with three forced fumbles in 2007 … ran for 995 yards and scored 12 touchdowns as a sophomore ... ended career with 250 tackles and two interceptions … standout hurdler for the Red Raiders’ track and field team … won Patriot Conference titles in the 110 high hurdles in 2007 and 2008.
PERSONAL: Has three brothers and two sisters ... was student body president at Pennington ... lists mother as person he admires most ... avid fan of the New York Giants ... favorite NFL player is Adrian Peterson ... enjoys reading “The Color Of Water” by James McBride ... favorite actor is Will Smith ... mother is a teacher ... son of Michelle Walker ... born on March 17, 1990 in Portsmouth, Va. ... has double major in business administration and economics.