Depth strong on offensive front
The chore of filling three starting positions left by graduation has gone pretty smooth
Tulsa takes a break Friday afternoon for bowling tournament
Junior Cody Green tops post-spring depth chart at quarterback
TulsaHurricane.com goes position by position on offense
Tulsa -- A returning letterwinner . . . the lone senior on the Tulsa offense in 2014 . . . enrolled at mid-semester 2012 after transferring to Tulsa from Northeastern Oklahoma A&M . . .
2013 - Played in 10 games and started eight contests . . . started the first three games, then played in a reserve role against Iowa State and Rice . . . was back in the starting lineup for the next three games . . . missed the final two games due to injury . . . played 86 snaps and graded 84-percent against Marshall . . .
2012 - Sat out the season due to red-shirt status . . . missed most of 2012 spring drills with an injury . . .
Overall - Has worked hard to make himself into a offensive lineman after playing tight end in high school . . . expected to anchor the right side of the offensive line . . . possesses grit and toughness . . . has good size, strength and quickness . . . has good lateral movement . . . has worked hard to become a solid pass rusher.
Junior College -- Was a two-year starter at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M . . .started his sophomore year at tackle and his freshman season at tight end . . . graded out at an average of 86-percent in nine games as a sophomore . . . had a high grade of 92-percent against Trinity Valley Junior College . . . earned second-team all-conference merits as a sophomore . . . junior college coach was Dale Patterson.
High School -- Was a three-year letterwinner and started at tight end at Tulsa's Bishop Kelly High School . . . also played defensive end in his three prep seasons . . . earned all-district accolades his senior season at the tight end position . . . high school coach was J.J. Tappana.
Personal -- Enjoys music and playing the guitar . . . favorite sports movie is Invincible . . . lists the Chicago Bears as his favorite NFL team . . . former Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher is his favorite NFL player . . . his favorite book is A River Runs Through It . . . the Boston Red Sox is his favorite pro sports team and David Ortiz is his favorite pro athlete . . . favorite food is seafood . . . has two siblings . . . his brother, Donovan, plays baseball at Oklahoma State . . . parents are Rob and Michelle Walton . . . his father is an assistant baseball coach at Oklahoma State after serving nine years as the head coach at Oral Roberts University . . . majoring in exercise and sports science . . . born July 22, 1991 in Dallas, Texas.
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