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Excellent athlete who runs well and has given the Aztecs much needed depth on the defensive line ... Is in his fifth year in the program and the senior has played in 25 games and made 12 starts in his first three seasons on the field ... Sat out the spring season with an injury, but is expected to start at the right defensive end spot in the fall ... Made the move to defensive tackle midway through last year after playing defensive end his first two seasons (2011-12), but is now back at one of the end spots.
2013: Played in all 13 games with seven straight starts to close the season ... Had 26 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and a pass breakup ... vs. Eastern Illinois (Aug. 31) ... Made one tackle in a reserve role in the opener vs. Eastern Illinois ... at No. 3/2 Ohio State (Sept. 7) ... Came off the bench again at Ohio State and had an assisted tackle ... vs. Oregon State (Sept. 21) ... Saw playing time vs. Oregon State without making it to the stat sheet ... at New Mexico State (Sept. 28) ... Played again at New Mexico State, but didn't record a stat ... vs. Nevada (Oct. 4) ... Saw time off the bench vs. Nevada without recording a stat ... at Air Force (Oct. 10) ... Had two solo tackles, including a TFL, in the Aztec win at Air Force ... vs. No. 15/18 Fresno State (Oct. 26) ... Earned his first start of the season vs. Fresno State, along with his first ever at defensive tackle, first overall since Sept. 22, 2012 vs. San José State and sixth of his career ... Ended up with two tackles and his first career PBU ... vs. New Mexico (Nov. 2) ... Came up with two assisted stops in another start at defensive tackle vs. New Mexico ... at San José State (Nov. 9) ... Had a career-high six tackles (three solo) in a third straight start at San José State ... at Hawai'i (Nov. 16) ... Made four stops and 0.5 TFL in a fourth consecutive start at Hawai'i ... vs. Boise State (Nov. 23) ... Finished with three tackles (two solo) against Boise State in another start ... at UNLV (Nov. 30) ... Recorded three stops in a sixth straight start at UNLV ... vs. Buffalo (Dec. 21, Famous Idaho Potato Bowl) ... Made two solo tackles in another start vs. Buffalo in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl.
2012: Slated as the starter at defensive end and made the start in each of the first four games of the season ... Left the squad for approximately three weeks for personal reasons ... Although he returned to the team, he did not play following the game against San José State (Sept. 22) ... Made his second career start in the season opener ... Logged three assisted tackles ... All three tackles came on running plays with two of the stops resulting in one yard gains ... Recorded three tackles for the second consecutive week ... Started the game and had two unassisted tackles to go along with an assisted tackle ... Had a stop in each of the final three quarters of the game ... Once again earned the start and had two unassisted stops ... Recorded his first tackle of the season on a pass play that resulted in a one-yard gain ... Credited with a solo tackle on a running play that resulted in no gain ... Made his fourth consecutive start of the season.
2011: Made 13 tackles (10 solo) ... Had two tackles for a loss for 7 yards and recorded a 6-yard sack ... Had his first tackle in his first collegiate game vs. Cal Poly, coming off the bench ... Traveled, but did not play at Army ... Second action of the season came against TCU, posting his second career tackle ... Had a career-high five tackles at Air Force, and added two tackles for a loss (his first of his career) and his first sack ... Had two stops vs. Wyoming ... Recorded two tackles vs. New Mexico ... Logged action at Colorado State ... Had two stops in another start vs. Boise State before leaving with an injury ... Missed the final three games (at UNLV, vs. Fresno State and vs. Louisiana-Lafayette) with an injured back.
2010: Redshirted as a true freshman.
High School: Helped La Quinta High, under head coach Dan Armstrong, to three league titles and one runner-up finish over his four seasons ... Was a three-time all-league selection and two-time all-CIF pick ... Named the league's lineman of the year ... Two-year captain ... A three-star recruit according to Rivals.com.
Personal: Born Feb. 12, 1992, in Long Beach, Calif ... Son of Carl Walker and Debbie Woods ... Chose San Diego State over Colorado, Fresno State, Nevada, New Mexico State and UNLV ... Is majoring in social science.