Zach Walker - 2012
SOPHOMORE (2012): Caught 9 passes for a team-best 343 yards and three touchdowns in 14 games... Posted a 38.1 average per catch... Made a number of highlight reel catches, including an acrobatic one-handed grab that made ESPN's SportsCenter Top-10 list for Oct. 27... Made his first catch of the season at The Citadel (9/8)... Caught a a season-best 75-yard touchdown at Furman (10/20)... Made a 40 yard grab at Chattanooga (10/27)... Caught two passes for 72 yards against Appalachian State (11/3)... Grabbed a pair of touchdowns against Howard (11/10)... Pulled down a 47-yard catch against Centeral Arkansas (12/1)... Caught one pass for 40 yards in the FCS Semifinal game at North Dakota State (12/14).
FRESHMAN (2011): Appeared in 12 games... Finished third on the team with 220 receiving yards... Caught 12 passes and one touchdown... Averaged 18.3 yards per catch... Put the Eagles on top for good at Wofford (11/12) with 21 yard touchdown grab at the end of the first half... Posted a season-high 50 reception against Furman (10/15)... Caught two passes in each of the three FCS Playoff games... Made a 40 yard grab at Appalachian State (10/29)... Recorded his first career reception against Western Carolina (9/24)... Finished the year with two catches for 25 yards at North Dakota State (12/17).
PREP: Two-time first team All-State selection rewrote numerous Johnson County records with 185 career receptions for 3,050 yards and 40 touchdowns... His career receiving touchdowns total ranks fourth all-time in the state while his receiving yardage total is ninth ...Unanimous selection as Region 3-A Offensive Player of the Year... A three-time first team choice in the Heart of Georgia, Walker was honored as 2010 Player of the Year... Walker was an All-Region selection in 2008, 2009 and 2010 and first team All-Middle Georgia as a junior and senior... Led Trojans with 69 receptions for 1,187 yards and 18 touchdowns as a senior for a 17.2 yards per catch average... Receiving yards-per-game average (117.2) ranked second in the state and his receiving yards total for 2010 was good enough for fifth in the state... Combined with D.J. Rozier as the number-one tandem in receptions with 185... Johnson County finished season 11-1 in 2010 and number-six ranking from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and number-nine ranking from the Associated Press... Had 1,172 yards on 72 catches and 14 touchdowns as a junior... Top receiver for Trojans' as a sophomore with 34 catches for 560 yards and nine touchdowns... Walker also competed in track and field with region championships in the 110m Hurdles and Triple Jump (2009 and 2010)... Played for Head Coach Don Norton, a former Georgia Southern punter who played on two of the Eagles' national championship teams... Also a member of the basketball team, playing on the veasity team as a sophomore... Competed in the High Jump for Trojans' track and field team.
PERSONAL: Full name is Zachary Eltavious Walker... born October 25, 1992 in Dublin, Ga., ... son of Ellis Gilmore and Angela Walker... has six siblings Shondra, Dominique, Kayonna, Ellis, Lakeysha and Robert.... person with the biggest influence on his life is Kristie Brantley because she has helped him tremendously reaching the college level.
MAJOR: General Studies.