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Derel
Walker
#87 Wide Receiver
Derel
Walker
#87 Wide Receiver
Height 6'2
Weight 188 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1991-06-29 (27)
Born Hillsboro, TX
School Texas A&M
INT / NAT INT
Receptions 51
Yards 875
Touchdowns 8
Average 17.2

Acquired: Signed as a free agent on Sept. 5, 2017. Re-signed on Jan. 12, 2018.

Pronunciation: Dah-Rell

 

2018: In 11 games (11 starts), Walker has caught 51 passes for 875 yards and eight touchdowns – including a 101-yard touchdown reception. He currently sits in fourth place in receiving yards, yards after the catch (315) and is first in receiving touchdowns. He has one carry for -4 yards. Walker was named a CFL Player of the Week in Week 1. Walker finished the season on the six-game injured list.

 

2017: In seven games (seven starts), Walker finished with 48 receptions for 634 yards and two touchdowns as well as two carries for 13 yards and a touchdown. In the West Semi-Final, Walker caught six passes for 51 yards. In the West Final, Walker caught six passes for 112 yards and one touchdown.

 

2016: In 18 games (17 starts), Walker recorded 109 receptions for 1,589 yards and 10 touchdowns and one rush for 17 yards. He also had one tackle. The receiving duo of Adarius Bowman and Walker set two records in 2016. Week 18 marked the first time in team history there were two 100+ catch receivers in the same season.  In Week 19, the pair broke the CFL record for most receiving yards by teammates with a combined 3,318 yards. Walker was named a West Division All-Star for the second consecutive season. In the Eastern Semi-Final against Hamilton, he recorded three receptions for 40 yards and in the Eastern Final against Ottawa, he recorded six receptions for 96 yards. Walker was named a CFL All-Star for a second consecutive season.

 

2015: Activated from the practice roster in Week 8. In 12 games (two starts), Walker had 89 receptions for 1,110 yards and six touchdowns, he also rushed once for eight yards and added six tackles. Walker scored his first CFL touchdown in Week 10 against Toronto on an eight-yard pass from QB James Franklin. He was named a CFL Player of the Week for Weeks 10 and 14 and a CFL Player of the Month for August. In Week 19 against Montreal, he set a new Eskimos single-season team record for most receptions by a first-year receiver, breaking the previous record of 84. Walker had 11 receptions for 125 yards and one touchdown in the West Final against Calgary. He also rushed once for three yards. In the Grey Cup against Ottawa, Walker had four receptions for 56 yards. Walker was named a West Division All-Star and a CFL All-Star. Walker was also named the CFL’s Most Outstanding Rookie.

 

Pro: Walker was a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers training camp in 2017.

 

College: In two seasons at Texas A&M (2013-13), Walker caught 59 passes for 903 yards and five touchdowns. Before Texas A&M, he spent two seasons (2010-11) at Trinity Valley Community College where he caught 44 passes for 864 yards with 10 touchdowns.

 

 

Seasons

Receiving

YEAR TEAM GP REC YDS YAC TD AVG LG
2015
EDM 12 89 1110 - 6 12.5 62
2016
EDM 18 109 1589 662 10 14.6 104
2017
EDM 8 48 634 241 2 13.2 47
2018
EDM 11 51 875 332 8 17.2 101
Total
49 297 4208 1235 26 14.2 104

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2015
EDM 12 1 8 0 8.0 8
2016
EDM 18 1 17 0 17.0 17
2017
EDM 8 2 13 1 6.5 11
2018
EDM 11 1 -4 0 -4.0 -4
Total
49 5 34 1 6.8 17

Game Log

Receiving

DATE WEEK OPP REC YDS TD AVG LG
06-14
1 WPG 8 176 1 22.0 101
06-22
2 HAM 6 56 1 9.3 14
06-29
3 BC 5 67 0 13.4 25
07-07
4 TOR 4 51 1 12.8 24
07-13
5 TOR 4 36 0 9.0 13
07-26
7 MTL 4 77 1 19.3 36
08-02
8 SSK 6 154 1 25.7 61
08-09
9 BC 5 117 1 23.4 51
08-18
10 MTL 5 82 0 16.4 34
08-23
11 HAM 4 59 2 14.8 36
09-03
12 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
51 875 8 16.6 395

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
06-14
1 WPG 1 -4 0 -4.0 -4
06-22
2 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
06-29
3 BC 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-07
4 TOR 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-13
5 TOR 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-26
7 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-02
8 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-09
9 BC 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-18
10 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-23
11 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-03
12 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
1 -4 0 -4.0 -4