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Josh Walker
95   Josh Walker

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tulsa, Okla.

High School:
Thomas Edison HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 260

Position:
Defensive End

Experience:
3L



Tulsa: A three-year letterwinner . . . has played in 32 career games and has started 13 contests . . . has totaled 77 career tackles and 13 stops for -55 yards . . . 2003 -- Played in 12 games and had six starting assignments . . . missed the season opener against Minnesota . . . was credited with 24 tackles and 3.5 stops for -9 yards . . . had a season-best five stops vs. SMU . . . added four tackles against Texas State . . . 2002 -- Played in nine games . . . started seven contests . . . missed the Louisiana Tech and Baylor games with an injury . . . collected 24 tackles and 3.5 stops for -26 yards . . . had a career-best eight tackles against Boise State . . . also totaled seven stops vs. UTEP . . . 2001 -- Played in all 11 games . . . was credited with 29 tackles, including 17 solos and six stops for -20 yards . . . had a season-best five tackles and two stops for -9 yards against SMU . . . also had four tackles each against Hawaii and Louisiana Tech . . . 2000 -- Was one of several true freshmen to sit out the season due to red-shirt status . . . Overall -- Missed spring drills with a shoulder injury . . . has good speed and size . . . has solid pass rushing skills.

High School: Was a two-year letterwinner and starter at Edison High School . . . was a starter at tight end and defensive end both his junior and senior seasons . . . named to the Tulsa World Blue-Chip list . . . earned Daily Oklahoman special recognition merits as a defensive lineman . . . was named to the Tulsa World all-metro second team from his defensive end position . . . also named honorable mention all-state by the Tulsa World . . . collected 100 tackles, eight sacks, two fumble recoveries and two caused fumbles his senior season . . . also added 15 quarterback pressures . . . earned first-team 5A-3 all-district honors . . . high school coach was Park Vogel.

Personal: Favorite TV show is "Cops" . . . the Houston Texans is his favorite NFL team . . . Ray Lewis is his favorite NFL player . . . lists Lord of the Rings as his favorite movie . . . enjoys playing video games . . . his favorite professional athlete is Kevin Garnett . . . the three words that best describe him are "calm, respectful and nice" . . . his brother, Marcus Nash, played football at the University of Tennessee and in the NFL . . . parents are Chris Walker and Donna Smith . . . majoring in communications . . . born December 9, 1981.

Career Statistics

DefenseGUTATTotLossSackFRFFPBUInt
2000Redshirt
2001 (Fr)111712296/-201/-50000
2002 (So)91113243.5/-262/-231100
2003 (Jr)12816243.5/-90/00000
Total3236417713/-553/-281100