Contributed 31 tackles from his defensive tackle spot ... also batted down a pair of passes and posted two QB hurries ... had a season-high seven tackles against Rice.
Played in nine games as a true freshman, earning a start against Rice (Aug. 31) … had five total tackles on the year, including two solo stops – both against Sam Houston State (Sept. 7).
Coached by Corby Meekins at Westfield High School in Houston, Texas ... earned Class 5A All-Region II Defensive MVP and District 13-5A first-Team All-District honors after making 19 tackles, 2 sacks, and 2 FR in 2012 ... member of the Dave Campbell’s Texas Football’s Super Team third team ... named Offense-Defense All-American ... recorded 33 tackles and 2 sacks as a junior in 2011 ... 4-star recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com, 3-star recruit by ESPN.com ... rated No. 51 DT by ESPN.com ... rated No. 19 DT by Rivals.com ... rated No. 30 DT by Scout.com ... chose A&M over Arizona, Arkansas, Baylor, Auburn, Duke, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Northwestern, Oklahoma, Purdue, Texas, Texas Tech, and West Virginia.
Hardreck Walker is the son of Morgan Hall ... born April 27, 1995 ... agricultural development and leadership major.