UK’s Walker a semifinalist for national freshman award
Shaun Alexander Award given to nation’s outstanding first-year player
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky defensive lineman Deone Walker has been named one of 14 semifinalists for the Shaun Alexander Award, given to the nation’s best freshman player.
Walker, who goes 6-foot-6, 330-pounds, has played in all eight UK games. He has 20 tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss, two quarterback hurries and two pass breakups.
Shaun Alexander is a former Boone Co. running back, who became Alabama’s career rushing leader.
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