Updated: August 24, 2016
2015-16: Spent the season redshirting.
2014-15: Played in 11 games … Logged 160 plays, 99 coming on defense and 61 on special teams … Recorded nine tackles on the season, including one for a loss … Was in on eight defensive plays against East Carolina … Saw action on special teams against Georgia Tech … Was in on 22 defensive plays while also contributing on special teams … Saw action on nine plays on defense at North Carolina … Helped on a sack while contributing on defense and special teams against Pitt … Made two tackles while in on 13 plays on defense against Miami … Had a tackle while in on defense against Boston College … Was in on 13 plays on defense and 10 special teams plays at Duke … Saw action on defense and special teams at Wake Forest … Made three tackles while contributing on defense and special teams against Virginia … Had a tackle in the bowl game win over Cincinnati … Posted a 375-pound bench press in spring max testing.
High School: Played for Coach Bubba Hooker at Bethel High … A member of the ESPN300 … A Semper Fidelis All-America Game selection … A second-team 6A all-state selection by VirginiaPreps at offensive lineman … A Newport News Daily Press All-Star two straight years … Missed two games his senior season due to injury … Recorded 73 tackles, including 15 for loss and 11 sacks, his final season … A first-team All-757 selection by Recruit757.com … Had 70 tackles and 11 sacks as a junior … Ranked as the No. 10 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Listed as the No. 19 defensive tackle in the nation and the No. 9 prospect in Virginia by Rivals … Ranked as the No. 25 defensive tackle in the country and the No. 11 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 38 defensive tackle in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 299 overall player in the country, the No. 23 defensive tackle in the country, the No. 31 player in his region and the No. 11 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.Personal: Richard Dano Walker, Jr. … Born April 18, 1996, in Newport News, VA … Son of Richard Walker, Sr., and Asia Garcia … Has an older brother, a younger brother, and two younger sisters … Majoring in sociology.