Jr., Quarterback, 6-4, 216
Walker enters the season battling Jay Cutler for the Commodores’
starting quarterback role. The ‘Dores new two-back set seems
cast to Walker’s dual-threat abilities to create off the option
or break a big play through the air. Walker has the speed
and mobility to create and improvise.
Saw action in four games as VU’s second QB... Ignited Commodores’
only offense vs. Florida, finishing off two scoring drives
with TD runs... Completed two of six passes for 48 yards.
Played against Duke as redshirt freshman, carrying once for
14 yards and attempting one pass.
Two-year captain... Two-year starter at QB and DB... Four-year
letterman... Named Division II AA “Mr. Football” as senior...
Named PrepStar All-American, two-time Associated Press first
team All-State, and All-Midstate by the Tennessean... In a
four-year varsity career, he completed 65% of passes, amassing
more over 4,000 yards and 35 TDs... Also compiled more than
1,500 yards rushing... Team went 48-4, winning two state titles...
Threw winning TD pass as captain in Tennessee-Kentucky All-Star
Game... Three-year basketball starter, four-year baseball
starter at shortstop... Two-time All-Midstate pick in basketball...
Once captured slam dunk contest during a summer camp... Selected
first team All-State in baseball as junior and senior, breaking
school records for career HRs (22); single-season HRs (10)
and single-season RBIs (50).. Helped team to state title as
sophomore... Member of National Honor Society.
Walker expects to graduate this May with degree in economics
and Human and Organizational Development. Two-time All-SEC
Academic Honor Roll selection.
Son of Stephen and Susan Walker... Born July 26, 1980... “B-Dub”...
Dad works in insurance, mom is a medical technologist... Prep
classmates include several Divison I starters: Vol center
Scott Wells, Ole Miss LB Ian Bass, MTSU OL Josh Willoughby
and Jerry Vanderpool, and Auburn’s Taylor Bourgeois and Jake
Slaughter... Has tutored children in Backfield in Motion program
and visited young patients in Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital...
Enjoys hitting golf balls at the driving range, watching movies
and fine dining.