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Devon Walker

Hometown:
New Orleans, La.

High School:
Destrehan

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 173

Position:
Safety

Birthdate:
11/29/1990

Experience:
4L

Major:
Cell & Molecular Biology

Devon Walker

12/22/2013

Notes Following Tulane's Loss in the 2013 R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

08/27/2013

Transcript From Football's Weekly Press Conference

Junior Nick Montana named starter for season opener on Thursday against Jackson State

01/04/2013

Tulane Football Trio Honored by Fellowship Foundation at Annual Dinner Presentation

Seniors Ryan Griffin, Austen Jacks, Devon Walker represent the Green Wave

11/20/2012

Tulane's Curtis Johnson Addresses the Media during his Weekly Football Press Conference

Green Wave closes out season at Houston this weekend

11/16/2012

Tulane Football Closes Out Home Slate against East Carolina this Saturday

Green Wave will honor 19-member senior class during pregame ceremonies

Career Notes: Four-year letterman had 58 tackles (43 solo, 15 assists), 2.0 tackles for loss, four pass break-ups and one forced fumble during his career...played in 32 games with three start...suffered a career-ending spinal injury in the second game of his senior campaign.

2012: Started both games he appeared in at strong safety as a senior...posted 11 tackles (9 solo, 2 assists) with a tackle for loss before suffering a career-ending spinal injury at Tulsa (9/8)...recorded a career-high nine stops (7 solo, 2 assists) and a tackle for loss vs Rutgers (9/1)...had a pair of stops at Tulsa...earned the inaugural Devon Walker Most Inspirational Award from the New Orleans Fellowship Foundation and the Brandon Burlsworth Courage Award while earning a spot on the Burlsworth Trophy watchlist as a former walk-on to provide solid contributions to his team.

2011: Played in nine games as a junior...finished tied for 11th on the team in pass break-ups (1) while tallying nine solo tackles...recorded a season-best five tackles in the season opener vs Southeastern Louisiana (9/3)...had two tackles and a pass break-up vs UTEP (10/15)...recorded single-tackle performances vs Memphis (10/22) and at Hawai'i (11/26).

2010: Saw action in all 12 games as a sophomore...ranked 11th on the team with 23 tackles (15 solo, 8 assists) with one forced fumble and a pass break-up...had a season-best seven stops (4 solo, 3 assists) to go with a pass break-up vs UCF (11/20)...tallied four tackles (3 solo, 1 assist) and a forced fumble vs Southeastern Louisiana (9/2)...added four tackles (1 solo, 3 assists) at Tulsa (10/16).

2009: Walk-on who played in nine games as a true freshman, including a start at free safety at SMU (11/28)...used primarily on special teams early in the year but worked his way into the defensive backfield where he tallied 15 tackles (10 solo, 5 assists) over the final four games of the season...posted a season-high seven tackles (5 solo, 2 assists) and a pair of pass break-ups at SMU...recorded six tackles (4 solo, 2 assists) at UCF (11/21).

High School: Three-year letterman at Destrehan High School where he was a safety for head coach Stephen Robicheaux...named All-District (5A) while guiding the Wildcats to two state championships...helped Wildcats go a combined 29-0 during final two prep campaigns...off the field, was an honors student and a member of the Culture Club.

Personal: Born Devon Palmer Walker on Nov. 29, 1990, in Metairie, La...one of four children of Booker and Inez Walker...majoring in cell and molecular biology.

Walker's Career Defensive Statistics

Year GP-GS UT-AT-TT TFL-Yds SACK-Yds FF FR-Yds PBU INT-Yds Blk
2009 9-1 10-5-15 1.0-3 0.0-0 0 0-0 2 0-0 0
2010 12-0 15-8-23 0.0-0 0.0-0 1 0-0 1 0-0 0
2011 9-0 9-0-9 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0-0 1 0-0 0
2012 2-2 9-2-11 1.0-2 0.0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0
Career 32-3 43-15-58 2.0-5 0.0-0 1 0-0 4 0-0 0

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