81 Mario Walker
Mario Walker

Hometown:
Marshall, Texas

High School:
Marshall

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 225

Position:
DE

Experience:
SR-3L


Junior (2008): Saw time in eight games, mostly on special teams... Started against Houston... Caught one pass for six yards against Rice; Sophomore (2007): Saw time in the first 10 games of the season... Had a special teams tackle in the Rice game; Freshman (2006): Saw time in all 12 games, mostly on special teams... Had a tackle against Arkansas State... One of 356 student-athletes selected from a pool of over 1,300 applicants from 330 institutions to participate in the NCAA Leadership Conference in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.; 2005: Redshirted; Prep: A first-team All-State, All-East Texas and All-District selection... Named the District Newcomer of the Year as a sophomore... Had 28 catches for 528 yards and eight TDs as a senior... A four-sport letterman (football, basketball, track & baseball)... A track superstar, competing in the discus, 100m, 4x100m & 4x200m relays and the 110- and 300-hurdles... A member of Dave Campbell's Texas Top 300... Chose SMU over TCU, Baylor, La. Tech, Texas State, Northwestern State and Sam Houston State; Personal: A psychology major