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17  Jarvis Walker
Jarvis Walker

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Marrero, La.

High School:
Archbishop Rummel

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 208

Position:
Free Safety

Experience:
RS


Competing for time at free safety ... Has the athleticism to contribute on special teams ... Coming off a redshirt season.

2009 (Freshman): Redshirted.

High School: A big, rangy safety from Archbishop Rummel High School in Metairie, La. ... Two-year pick on the all-district and All-Catholic League teams ... Named All-Metro New Orleans as a senior as he totaled 34 tackles, three pass breakups and three interceptions, including a 95-yard return for a touchdown ... Made 38 tackles as a junior, plus two interceptions, one of which he brought back 70 yards for a TD in a state playoff game ... Three-year starter ... Noted for his excellent football instincts, a key asset for a safety ... Also known as a hard hitter ... With his size, he could become an outside linebacker in the collegiate ranks ... His athletic ability would give him a large advantage at the linebacker position ... Projected as one of the nation's top 50 outside linebackers by Rivals.com ... The No. 29 prospect in Louisiana by Rivals and rated No. 32 in the state by SuperPrep ... Helped Archbishop Rummel to a 9-2 record as a senior, going to the second round of the state playoffs ... Coached by Jay Roth ... "Jarvis is a very smart football player," Roth said. "He's a hard worker in the weight room who has developed into a strong, physical player." ... Ran on the track team, competing in the 100-, 200- and 400-meter dashes along with three relay units ... Participated in the Big Brother program, mentoring other students at the school.

Personal: Born in Marrero, La. ... Son of Myron Sr. and Trenise Walker ... A cousin, Jason Williams, played college basketball at Texas-El Paso ... Currently enrolled in undergraduate studies.

Community Cats: Participated in an event with the Boy Scouts (2010).


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