|High School:||South Garland HS|
Started team’s first four games before missing rest of season ... registered seven tackles, two tackles for loss (for eight yards), four pass breakups and two quarterback hurries ... recorded season-high three tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, two quarterback hurries and a pass breakup in season opener against Houston (9/3) ... credited with two pass breakups in win at TCU (10/1) ... a preseason All-Big 12 selection and member of preseason watch lists for Bednarik, Nagurski and Rotary Lombardi awards.
Named to All-Big 12 Second Team by league’s coaches and ESPN.com ... chosen for All-Big 12 Third Team by Phil Steele ... played in 12 games (did not play against Clemson in Orange Bowl due to injury) ... tallied three tackles at Oklahoma State (11/28) ... recorded two tackles, including a sack, against TCU (11/21) ... made two tackles at Baylor (11/14) ... tied career high with five tackles and two tackles for loss, including one sack, against Iowa State (11/7) ... recorded two tackles with one for loss and broke up a pass at Kansas (10/31) ... posted a career-high five tackles with 1.5 TFLs against Texas Tech (10/24) ... made two tackles with a sack at Kansas State (10/17) ... had one tackle against Texas (10/10) ... made three tackles against West Virginia (10/3) ... notched four tackles, including 0.5 sacks, against Tulsa (9/19) ... produced four tackles, including 1.0 for loss, at Tennessee (9/12) ... made three tackles, including a career-high 2.0 for loss and one sack, and forced a fumble against Akron (9/5).
Played in eight of 13 games, appearing in first two contests of season and final six ... missed games 3-7 due to injury ... had a career-high five tackles with an assist on a sack against Clemson in Russell Athletic Bowl (12/29) ... assisted on a tackle against Oklahoma State (12/6), Kansas (11/22) and Baylor (11/8) ... returned after injury to see playing time at Iowa State (11/1) ... in Sooners debut recorded two tackles with 0.5 tackles for loss against Louisiana Tech (8/30).
Three-star recruit by 247sports, Scout, ESPN and PrepStar ... two-star recruit by Rivals ... No. 40 defensive tackle by ESPN, No. 49 by 247Sports and No. 67 by Scout ... No. 75 player in Texas by ESPN and No. 104 by 247Sports ... also had offers from Colorado State and Iowa State.
Son of Jenelle Walker ... majoring in African and African-American studies.