#4 Avery Walker
|HOMETOWN||Milwaukee, Wis. (Mesabi Range CC)|
2012 (Jr): Played in eight games in his first season with the green and white... Finished fourth on the team in rushing with 272 yards on 49 attempts... Averaged 34.0 yards per game and 5.6 yards per carry... Totaled three rushing touchdowns to tie for second at BSU... Returned one kick for 15 yards to compile 287 all-purpose yards (eighth on the team)... Added a tackle on special teams.
Rushed a season-high 13 times for 61 yards and a touchdown against Minot State (Nov. 10)... Totaled a season-high 66 yards on six carries against Minnesota Crookston (Sept. 29), which included a season-long run of 26 yards... Recorded 55 yards on nine carries and two touchdowns against MSU Moorhead (Nov. 3)... Compiled 55 yards on the ground on 11 carries at St. Cloud State (Oct. 27).
Prior to BSU: Attended Homestead High School in Milwaukee, Wis. winning two state championships during his career... Played in 10 games while at Mesabi Range Community College in the 2010 season, leading the team in rushing with a total of 859 yards on 159 carries... Accumalated 10 touchdowns during the 2010 season... Rated the ninth overall running back prospect by yahoo sports in 2011... Awarded first team all-region and First Team All-MCAC during his career at Mesabi.
Personal: Born May 23, 1991... Son of Jerard Walker and Petrina Jackson... Majoring in sport management with a minor in economics.
Rushing Attempts: 46 at Minnesota Crookston (10/5/13); Rushing Yards: 265 at Minnesota Crookston (10/5/13); Long Rush: 65 at Minot State (11/16/13); Rushing Touchdowns: 4 at Minot State (11/16/13); Receptions: 2, 3x last at MSU Moorhead (11/9/13); Recieving Yards: 73 vs Southwest Minneosta State (9/28/13); Long Receptions: 67 vs Southwest Minneosta State (9/28/13); Recieving Touchdowns: 2 vs Southwest Minneosta State (9/28/13); Kickoff Returns: 1 at Minnesota State (9/7/12); Longest Kickoff Return: 15 at Minnesota State (9/7/12); Fumble Recoveries: 1 vs. Minnesota, Crookston (9/29/12).