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Terrell Walden

position

Wide Receiver

Height

5-10

Weight

162 lbs.

Class

Sophomore

Hometown

Miami, Fla.

High School

Edison HS

CAREER: Speedy wide receiver who saw increased playing time last season…Is rehabbing a torn ACL in his left knee suffered last December but should be ready in time for the fall…Switched from defensive back to wide receiver during spring practice in 2005…Saw most of his 2005 action on special teams kick coverage units, but also saw limited action as a reserve wide receiver…Has great speed and is one of the fastest players on the team…Has been an accomplished sprinter on the Hurricanes’ track team…Liberal arts major.

2005 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 10 games, mostly on special teams, making three tackles…Also saw some action at wide receiver…Played as a reserve wide receiver against Duke and Temple, catching two passes for 17 yards in the latter game, marking the first receptions of his career…Suffered a torn ACL in his left knee during practice leading to the Peach Bowl and underwent surgery on December 21.

2004 (FRESHMAN): Did not play while rehabilitating a knee injury…Suffered a torn ACL in his right knee during spring practice and underwent surgery in May…Spent the fall rehabilitating his injury.

2003 (REDSHIRT): Sat out the year with a redshirt season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Miami Edison…Originally signed with Miami in 2002…Considered perhaps the state’s fastest football player on the high school level…Led Miami-Dade County with eight interceptions as a senior in 2001…Outstanding track athlete who earned All-State honors in 2001 and competed at the 2001 USATF Junior National Championships…Rated the No. 38 prospect overall in Florida by SuperPrep…Rated the No. 8 defensive back in the nation and the No. 69 overall player by TheInsiders.com…Rated the nation’s No. 9 defensive back and No. 64 overall player by Student Sports…Ranked the No. 7 defensive back in Florida and the No. 33 overall player in the state by Florida Prep Football…Rated the No. 16 prospect in Florida by the Miami Herald…Ranked No. 3 in the Miami-Dade Top 20 by the Miami Herald…First-team Class 6A All-State selection as a senior…First-team All-Dade County selection by the Miami Herald in 2001…Caught 12 passes for 146 yards as a receiver, made 42 tackles (20 solo) and intercepted eight passes (186 yards) for two touchdowns as a senior…Also returned one kickoff for a TD…Made 40 tackles and eight interceptions as a senior and had 23 tackles and two interceptions as a junior…Had 17 catches for 323 yards and five touchdowns on offense as a junior…Played in the CaliFlorida All-Star game and the Dade/Broward All-Star game…Chose Miami over Florida, Michigan State and North Carolina State…Coached in football by Corey Bell.

TERRELL WALDEN’S CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP/GS No. Yards Avg. TD LG
2003 Did not play – Redshirt season
2004* Injured (knee)
2005 10/0 2 17 8.5 0 13

*Medical redshirt season