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#3 Gary Walker
Position: S
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 187
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Rialto, Calif.
High School: Redlands East Valley High School
Alma Mater: Redlands East Valley High School
Graduating Year: 2009
Experience: 1 Letter
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Career: Finished with 295 career tackles, which ranks 12th all-time at Idaho.
2012: Started all 12 games ... was Vandals’ leading tackler with 99 stops (57 solo and 42 assists) ... also had six pass breakups, two tackles for loss, one forced fumble, on fumble recovery and one interception, which he returned 94 yards ... had three double-digit tackle efforts with 13 vs. New Mexico State, 12 at Louisiana Tech and 10 at Bowling Green State.
2011: Started all 12 games ... was Idaho’s second-leading tackler (109) and solo tackle leader (67) ... also had four tackles for loss, three pass breakups, one sack and one fumble recovery ... best outing twas 15 tackles (12 solo and three assists) vs. Louisiana Tech ... had six double-figure tackle games – 15, 13 (vs. Bowling Green), 12 (vs. Utah State), 11 (at Nevada) and 10 twice (at Virginia and at New Mexico State).
2010: Started 11 and played in 12 games ... totaled 58 tackles (43 solo and 15 assists) ... also recovered three fumbles and broke up three passes in addition to grabbing two interceptions and recording one tackle-for-loss ... best game was nine tackles (six solo and three assists as well as one TFL) and a 54-yard fumble recovery at Louisiana Tech.
2009: Earned significant playing time as a true freshman ... played in all 13 games and recorded 29 total tackles (20 solo and nine assists), which includes five stops (four solo, one assist) in the Vandals’ Humanitarian Bowl victory.
High school: Two-way starter as a senior ... all-California Interscholastic League Inland Division selection at defensive back ... also played receiver ... as a senior, had 464 yards receiving on 27 receptions and scored four touchdowns; 71 tackles, four interceptions (two for TDs). returned three punts for TDs, and carried the ball 42 times for 294 yards and one TD ... as a junior, 22 receptions for 302 yards and three TDs; 88 tackles and three interceptions; averaged 22.1 yards per punt return; had 42 carries for 381 yards and four TDs; 8-for-17 passing for 238 yards and eight TDs ... REV MVP as a junior and senior ... also team captain as a junior and senior and led team in interceptions both years ... high school teammate of Idaho linebacker Andre Ferguson.
Personal: Son of Gary Walker Sr. ... born May 10, 1991 ... majoring in Criminal Justice.
Career bests
Tackles:
15 (vs. Louisiana Tech, Oct. 8, 2011)
Unassisted tackles: 12 (vs. Louisiana Tech, Oct. 8, 2011)
Assists: 8 (at Utah State, Nov. 24, 2012)
Tackles for loss: 1, six times (vs. San Jose State, Nov. 3, 2012; vs. Louisiana Tech, Oct. 8, 2011; at Virginia, Oct. 1, 2011; vs. Fresno State, Sept. 24, 2011; at Texas A&M, Sept. 17, 2011, and at Louisiana Tech, Oct. 16, 2010)
Sacks:  1 (at Virginia, Oct. 1, 2011)
Passes defensed: 2 (vs. New Mexico State, Oct. 6, 2012)
Forced fumble: 1 (at North Carolina, Sept. 29, 2012)
Fumble recovery: 1, five times (at Louisiana Tech, Oct. 20, 2012; vs. Utah State, Nov. 19, 2011; at Fresno State, Nov. 27, 2010; at Louisiana Tech, Oct. 16, 2010,  and at Nebraska, Sept. 11, 2010
Interceptions: 1, three times (at Louisiana State, Sept. 15, 2012; vs. San Jose State, Dec. 4, 2010, and at Western Michigan, Oct. 2, 2010).

 

  Games Solo Assist Total TFL-yards Sacks-yards Int PBU QBH FR FF Blocked kick Safety
2009 13 20 9 29 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 12 43 15 58 1.0-2 0-0 0 3 0 3.0-54 0 0 0
2011 12 67 42 109 4.0-20 1.0-6 0 3 0 1.0-11 0 0 0
2012 12 57 42 99 2.0-3 0 1.0-94 6 0 1.0-7 1 0 0
Career 49 187 108 295 7.0-25 1.0-6 1.0-94 12 0 5.0-72 1 0 0
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