In the NFL, Mykal Walker represents the Atlanta Falcons as a linebacker. He is 104 kg and 1.91 m tall. He attended Vacaville High School, where he played football in high school. He attended Azusa Pacific University after completing his high school education, where he played college football for the Azusa Pacific Cougars for two seasons. He transferred schools in 2017 and started playing football with the Fresno State Bulldogs. In 2019, he made 91 tackles, 11.5 tackles for loss, and 5 pass deflections.
He participated in 26 games and finished his collegiate career at Fresno 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 taken by the Atlanta Falcons in the fourth round of the 2020 NFL Draft with the 119th overall pick.
As a rookie linebacker in 2020, he made 40 total tackles, one tackle for loss, two quarterback hits, one pass defensed, one forced fumble, and six special teams tackles in 16 games with six starts. As part of a 29-21 victory over the Carolina Panthers in Week 14 of the 2021 season, Walker intercepted Cam Newton’s pass and returned it 66 yards for a touchdown.
What Is Mykal Walker’s Position?
Mykal Walker plays the position of linebacker for the Atlanta Falcons.
Who Drafted Mykal Walker?
The Atlanta Falcons football team drafted him in the 2020 NFL Draft.