Back-up defensive back who is a special teams contributor.
Returned to action against Hofstra (11/20), and recorded one solo tackle.
Missed four games with a hip flexor.
Has played in four games, making five tackles.
Had Special Teams Hit of Week vs. Colgate (9/11).
Had three tackles (two solo) at Delaware State (9/4).
Looks to compete for playing time in the defensive backfield ... Should also contribute on special teams ... Has played in two career games.
2003: Saw action in two games on special teams ... Played against Central Connecticut and William & Mary.
Before UMass: Played for coach Todd Kosel at the Springfield High School of Commerce ... Rushed for 1,936 yards and 22 touchdowns during his senior season ... Led team to the 2001 Division IIA Super Bowl title, rushing 21 times for 306 yards and a touchdown in a 42-13 victory over Auburn ... Team posted an overall record of 10-1 during his senior year, while winning the Suburban League title ... Three-time first team All-Western Massachusetts selection by the Springfield Union-News ... Earned All-League honors four times, and was named All-State as a senior ... Totaled 5,486 rushing yards and 73 touchdowns during his high school career ... Ranks second all-time in Massachusetts high school history in career rushing yards, and third in career touchdowns ... Also a member of the basketball and track teams at Commerce ... Placed eighth in the state in the 100 meter dash.
Personal: Full name is Julius Jamar Walker ... Son of Tina Michelle and Eric Walker ... Born September 10, 1983, in Kankakee, Ill. ... Majoring in Sociology.
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