Full Press Conference of Northwestern Football players addressing the media on September 29, 2014.
2014: Redshirt freshman ... Appeared in all 12 games with seven starts, assuming the middle linebacker role following injuries to senior Collin Ellis ... Totaled 51 tackles, including a team-leading 9.0 TFLs ... Closed regular season with eight tackles and a career-high 2.0 TFLs vs. Illinois ... Registered career-high nine tackles and 1.5 sacks at Purdue on Nov. 22 ... Picked off a pass at Notre Dame and returned it 65 yards to set up a Northwestern touchdown ... Added six tackles, two QB hurries and a fumble recovery in overtime win vs. the Fighting Irish ... Posted 1.5 TFL against Michigan ... Made second start against Nebraska and had 1.0 TFL against the Huskers ... Made first career start at MLB at Penn State ... Posted team-high eight tackles against the Nittany Lions and intercepted a Christian Hackenberg pass that he returned 49 yards for a touchdown ... Named Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week and earned one of Rece Davis' `Helmet Stickers' on ESPN's College Football Final following the PSU game, also taking home NU's Defensive Player of the Week honors.
2013: Redshirted his freshman season ... Named NU's Special Teams Practice Player of the Week following the Nebraska game.
High School: Played linebacker, wide receiver and defensive back in three years of varsity action ... Recorded 200 career tackles, eight interceptions, six fumble recoveries and five forced fumbles on defense ... Also averaged 14.0 yards per catch as wide receiver and had four TD receptions ... Two-time all-state honoree, earning first-team honors in 2012, and twice earned first-team all-conference distinction ... Competed in 2012 Nike Dade vs. Florida game ... Member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Born Anthony Laron Walker Jr. ... Son of Anthony Walker Sr. and Michelle Daniels ... Majoring in learning and organizational change.