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Carl Walker

position

Linebacker

Height

6-3

Weight

199 lbs.

Class

Sophomore

Hometown

Jacksonville, Fla.

High School

Jackson HS

AT MIAMI: Veteran defender who is recovering from a knee injury suffered last season… has been one of the team’s top players on the kickoff and punt coverage units throughout his career.

 

2002 (JUNIOR): Played in five games before he suffered a season-ending knee injury in practice preceding the West Virginia game… saw most of his action on special teams… had three tackles on the season, all unassisted.

 

2001 (SOPHOMORE): Played in nine games despite being slowed by a shoulder injury for much of the season… saw most of his action on special teams… had two tackles on the season, both unassisted.

 

2000 (FRESHMAN): Played in all 11 games as a true freshman… saw extensive playing time on special teams… totaled six tackles (all unassisted)… had a season-high two stops at Rutgers… also made solo tackles against West Virginia, Florida State, Louisiana Tech and Boston College.

 

HIGH SCHOOL: Jackson… regarded as one of the top defensive backs nationally… Parade All-American… a SuperPrep All-American… USA Today second-team All-American… listed as the No. 7 defensive back on PrepStar’s 1999 Top 100 Dream Team… also listed as the No. 4 defensive back and the No. 25 overall prospect in the Southeast Region by PrepStar… rated the No. 27 overall prospect in Florida by SuperPrep…named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100… named the No. 1 strong safety in Florida on the Florida Times-Union Super 75 list… listed as a National Blue Chip Top 100 prospect by recruiting analyst Max Emfinger… first-team All-State selection… played for Team Florida in 2000 Florida/Georgia All-Star Game… recorded 123 tackles, blocked seven punts and caused four fumbles during his senior year… also caught 10 passes for 211 yards and three TDs in career… exceptional special teams performer who blocked 12 kicks over career… coached by Kevin Sullivan.

 

PERSONAL: Chose the Hurricanes over Florida State, Georgia, Tennessee and Missouri… son of Debra and Robin Wells.

 

 

 

 

WALKER’S CAREER STATISTICS

  TACKLES   FUMBLES
Year G-S TT UT AT TFL QBH Sacks FF FR PBU Int
2002 5-0 3 3 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0
2001 9-0 2 2 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0
2000 9-0 6 6 0 0-0 0 0-0 2 0-0 0 0-0
Totals 23-0 11 11 0 0-0 0 0-0 2 0-0 0 0-0