The Atlanta Falcons’ Mykal Walker is a linebacker in the NFL. He is 104 kilograms and 1.91 meters tall. He attended Vacaville High School, where he participated in football throughout his time there. After high school, he attended Azusa Pacific University and played collegiate football for the Azusa Pacific Cougars for two seasons.
In order to continue his football career, he transferred schools and joined the Fresno State Bulldogs in 2017. 2019 saw him compile 91 tackles, 11.5 tackles for loss, and 5 pass deflections. He played in 26 games at Fresno State, where he concluded his collegiate career with 183 tackles (94 solo), 23 tackles for loss, 7.0 sacks, three forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, eight quarterback hits, one interception, and two blocked kicks.
Walker was selected by the Atlanta Falcons with the 119th overall pick in the fourth round of the 2020 NFL Draft. As a rookie linebacker in 2020, he played in 16 games with six starts, recording 40 total tackles, one tackle for loss, two quarterback hits, one pass defensed, one forced fumble, and six special teams tackles. Week 14 of 2021 saw Walker’s Cam Newton interception, which he returned 66 yards for a touchdown in a 29-21 victory over the Carolina Panthers.
Who Are Mykal Walker Parents?
Mykal Walker’s dad is called Michael Walker. He died of Colon cancer in 2012. His mother is unknown.