Cal Football BIO
Cameron Walker
Player Profile:
Cameron Walker 1553044
Position: Nickelback
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 185
Year: Junior
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
High School: Loyola HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Twitter: @cameronbw3 | @calfootball
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Career Stats
Game Logs: 2015 | 2014 | 2013

Walker is a versatile defensive back who has played both safety and cornerback during his Cal career and could be in the mix to start or see significant action at either spot as a 2015 junior. Walker was recruited to Cal as a cornerback but spent most of his 2013 true freshman season as a starter at safety before starting at cornerback for the majority of his sophomore campaign. He enters the 2015 season with 18 starts to his credit over his first two campaigns with the program to rank second among the team’s defensive players. Walker is Cal’s active career leader in interception return yards (39) and blocked kicks (1), while sharing the team’s active career lead in pass breakups (7) and forced fumbles (1).

Cal Career (2013 – Present)
► A versatile defensive back who has played in 22 games with 18 starts to rank second among defensive players and sixth overall including eight starts at strong safety as a true freshman and 10 at cornerback during his sophomore campaign
► Cal’s active career leader in interception return yards (39) and blocked kicks (1), while sharing the lead in pass breakups (7) and forced fumbles (1), ranking third in passes defended (8), tied for third in interceptions (1) and pass breakups (7), and fourth in tackles (120)
► Posted a career-high 65 tackles and his lone career forced fumble as a freshman followed by a sophomore season in which he set career marks for interceptions (1), interception return yards (39), passes defended (5), pass breakups (4) and blocked kicks (1)
► Has twice recorded a career-high-tying 13 tackles vs. Arizona as a true freshman and vs. Colorado during his sophomore campaign
► Has twice had a career-high-tying 0.5 tackles for loss for a career-high-tying one tackle for loss yard at Oregon as a true freshman and at Washington State as a sophomore
► Has twice had a career-high-tying two pass breakups vs. Oregon State as a true freshman and vs. Washington as a sophomore
► Had his lone career fumble recovery at Oregon as a true freshman
► Has recorded the only blocked kick by a current Cal player with a blocked a field goal vs. Washington and his lone career interception that he returned for a career-long 39 yards vs. UCLA as a sophomore, and his only forced fumble at Oregon as a freshman
► Has led or co-led the team in tackles on five occasions, including twice as a sophomore (vs. Colorado, at Oregon State) and three times in consecutive games as a true freshman (vs. Oregon State, at Washington, vs. Arizona)
► Earned second-team Pac-12 All-Academic honors during his sophomore campaign
► Switched to his current uniform No. 3 following his first campaign at Cal when he wore No. 14
► Recruited to Cal as a cornerback before moving to safety during his freshman year and back to cornerback as a sophomore

Junior (2015)
► Listed as one of three players along with Luke Rubenzer and Griffin Piatt sharing one of the starting safety positions on the preseason depth chart
► Had one tackle and one pass breakup in the spring game
Sophomore (2014)
► Played in 12 games and started the first 10 contests at cornerback, ranking fifth on the team with 55 tackles while adding his first career interception to tie for third on the club that he returned a team-high 39 yards among his five passes defended that also tied for third with his four pass breakups tying for fourth
► Also added a career-high-tying 0.5 tackles for loss (-1 yard) and had one of Cal’s two blocked kicks on the season and the first of his career when he blocked a field goal vs. Washington
► Equaled a career-best with 13 tackles vs. Colorado while adding one pass breakup
► Registered nine tackles at Oregon State
► Had six tackles and a season-high two pass breakups to go with his blocked field goal vs. Washington
► Also had six tackles on three other occasions vs. UCLA, at Washington State and at Arizona
► Added his first career interception for a career-long 39-yard return that was the longest interception return by a Cal player on the season in the fourth quarter to set up a go-ahead touchdown against the Bruins and a career-high-tying 0.5 tackles for loss (career-high-tying -1 yard) against the Cougars
► Picked up other defensive stats in contests at Northwestern (5 tackles), vs. Oregon (2 tackles), at USC (2 tackles) and vs. Sacramento State (1 PBU)
► Second-team Pac-12 All-Academic
► Named a Jonathan and Judy Hoff Scholar-Athlete of the Week for March 3-9, 2014
► Had three tackles and 1.0 tackle for loss (-4 yards) in the spring game
2013 (Freshman)
► Played in the final 10 games and started the last eight contests at a strong safety position after beginning the campaign as a reserve cornerback with the eight starts second among the team’s true freshmen behind quarterback Jared Goff
► Second on the team with 65 tackles, while adding 0.5 tackles for loss (-1 yard), three pass breakups to rank tied for fourth on the team and one forced fumble to rank tied for second
► Ranked No. 21 in the Pac-12 in per-game tackles (6.5)
► Recorded a career-high-tying, game-high and team single-game season-high-tying 13 tackles vs. Arizona after his first double-digit game with a team-high 10 stops in the prior contest at Washington that followed the two previous games in which he combined for 17 tackles and three pass breakups at UCLA (8 tackles, 1 pass breakup) and vs. Oregon State (team-high 9 tackles, career-high-tying 2 pass breakups) to give him 40 tackles and three pass breakups during the four-game stretch
► Registered eight tackles at Colorado
► Had five tackles in both his collegiate debut vs. Ohio State and his first start vs. Washington State
► Had his lone forced fumble and a career-high-tying 0.5 tackles for loss (career-high-tying -1 yard) along with three tackles at Oregon in his final game of the season as a non-starter
► Led Cal in tackles in three consecutive games vs. Oregon State, at Washington and vs. Arizona, and posted personal bests in four consecutive games starting with a game at UCLA before continuing with each of the three games that he led the team
► Cal’s No. 9 recruit according to Athlon prior to the season, while Phil Steele had him as the No. 79 freshman defensive back in the nation
Loyola HS (Class of 2013)
► Played defensive back, running back, wide receiver and on special teams
► Participated for Team USA in the 2012 IFAF 19-U World Championship and had an interception against American Samoa
► Posted cumulative career numbers on defense of 136 tackles, 2.5 sacks, 15 passes defended, two interceptions including one that he returned for a touchdown, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery
► Added 894 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns on the ground over 152 career carries, while making 12 receptions for 104 yards receiving and one TD, and returning five kicks for 220 yards
► Contributed 22 tackles and six passes defended on defense, while adding 65 rushes for 405 yards and four TDs, as well as 11 receptions for 93 yards receiving and one score on offense, and five kick returns for 210 yards as a 2012 senior
► Top games during his senior season came when he recorded a career-high three passes defended vs. Crespi Carmelite and rushed for a season-high 114 yards vs. Mira Costa
► A two-time first-team All-Serra League selection in his 2010 and 2011 sophomore and junior seasons, and also a second-team All-State Underclassman as a junior when he recorded 45 tackles, 2.5 sacks and two interceptions including one that he returned for a touchdown on defense, as well as 490 rushing yards and seven TDs on 87 carries and one reception for 11 yards receiving on offense
► Posted a season-high eight tackles vs. Valencia as a junior when he also equaled a season-best two rushing touchdowns
► Also had two rushing touchdowns against Upland during his junior campaign in a game in which he had 140 rushing yards on 20 carries (both career highs)
► Junior team recorded an 8-3 overall mark and qualified for the Southern Section Pac 5 playoffs
► Had 69 tackles, two passes defended and one forced fumble as a sophomore

Recruiting Notes (Class of 2013)
► A four-star recruit according to ESPN, while he picked up three stars each from 247Sports Composite, 247Sports, PrepStar, Rivals and Scout
► Listed as high as the No. 34 cornerback nationally according to 247Sports Composite, while PrepStar had him as the No. 36 defensive back
► Other rankings at cornerback came from 247Sports Composite (No. 36), ESPN (No. 37), Rivals (No. 44) and Scout (No. 63)
► 247Sports Composite listed him among the top players overall nationally at No. 519
► ESPN had him on its list of top players overall in his region at No. 65
► Rivals (No. 43) gave him his best ranking among the top players overall in California, while other state rankings came from 247Sports (No. 44), ESPN (No. 48) and 247Sports Composite (No. 58)
► Listed at No. 7 among the West’s top cornerbacks by Scout during his senior prep campaign
► Named a top defensive prospect by Rivals at the 2012 Nike Air Strike Passing Tournament

► Full name is Cameron Broussard Walker
► Born September 26, 1995
► Parents are Charles Jr. and Lynette Walker
► Brother is Charles Walker III
► Major is business administration

Walker's Career Game Highs
Tackles: 13 (twice, last vs. Colorado, 2014)
Tackles For Loss: 0.5 (twice, last at Washington State, 2014)
Tackle For Loss Yards: 1 (twice, last at Washington State, 2014)
Forced Fumbles: 1 (at Oregon, 2013)
Interceptions: 1 (vs. UCLA, 2014)
Interception Return Yards: 39 (vs. UCLA, 2014)
Long Interception Return: 39 (vs. UCLA, 2014)
Pass Breakups: 2 (twice, last vs. Washington, 2014)
All-Purpose Yards: 39 (vs. UCLA, 2014)
Blocked Kicks: 1 (vs. Washington, 2014)

Last Updated
June 30, 2015

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