18 Jake Walker
18 Jake Walker
Height: 6-4
Weight: 228
Year: So.
Hometown: Cartersville, Ga.
High School: Darlington School / Air Force Prep
Position: TE

2018 Game-By-Game Summary

2017 — Contributed solid play in his first year as a Paladin, earning playing time in all 13 games and making one start at tight end...start came against East Tennessee State (56-35 win) after All-SoCon performer Andy Schumpert was scratched due to illness...registered six catches for 91 yards...first grab covered 10 yards against N.C. State...caught one pass for 11 yards against ETSU...had two receptions for 46 yards, including a season long 39-yarder against The Citadel (56-20 win).

2017 Game-By-Game Summary

Prep School/High School: 2016 graduate of Darlington (2A) School who attended Air Force Prep School during the 2016-17 school year before joining the Furman program...football coach at Darlington was Tommy Atha...former Darlington teammate of Paladin defensive lineman Landon Lawrence and linebacker Elijah McKoy...played tight end and defensive end...caught 21 passes for 389 yards and four touchdowns in a senior season that saw him collect Georgia Athletic Coaches Association (GACA) All-State honors...earned all-region tabs on both offense and defense...helping Darlington claim a pair of region championships during his tenure...also played baseball and basketball.

Personal: Full name is Jacob Edward Walker...born June 14, 1998, in Rome, Georgia...son of Ed and Lynn Walker...has a sister, Caroline...undeclared major.