Anthony Walker – 2017 NFL Draft Prospect Profile

Anthony Walker

ILB

Basics:

Position College Jersey Number Class Scheme
ILB Northwestern 18 JR

Measurements (* Denotes Pro Day or Personal Workout Numbers):

Listed Height Listed Weight Listed 40 Time Combine Height Combine Weight Arm Length Hand Size
6'1 225 4.59 6'1 238 30 3/8 9 1/2

Combine Results (* Denotes Pro Day or Personal Workout Numbers):

40 Time Vertical Broad Bench 3-Cone Short Shuttle
4.65 30.5 9'8 23 7.23 4.39

Overview:

Walker had a highly productive career at Northwestern, where he posted 276 tackles, 38.0 for loss, and 7.5 sacks. He has good size in the height department, he is good in coverage, and he is a hard hitter. He is also a good pass rusher, and he gets good pressure on the quarterback. He has good speed, and he is a sure fire tackler. He is a little on the light side, and gets pushed around by big offensive lineman at times when rushing the passer. Walker should end up picked somewhere on day 2, most likely in the mid to late 2nd round when it is all said and done.

Strengths:

Has good size height wise

A tackling machine

A sure fire tackler

Has good speed

Has a non stop motor

Is in on every play

Does not give up on many plays

A hard hitter

Good in coverage

Put up good sack numbers at Northwestern

A good pass rusher

Gets good pressure on the QB

Did a great job of getting the QB and backs down behind the line of scrimmage for a loss

Weaknesses:

A little light

Gets pushed around by big offensive lineman when rushing the passer

Career Stats:

Games Played: 35

Tackles: 276

Tackles For Loss: 38.0

Sacks: 7.5

Interceptions: 4

Pass Breakups: 12