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Rick Walker

Rick Walker
Mike Hogewood (left) and Rick Walker (right) on the LP Sports set at the 2007 ACC Championship Game.
No. 88
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1955-05-28) May 28, 1955
Place of birth: Cherry Point, North Carolina
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school: Santa Ana (CA) Valley
College: UCLA
NFL draft: 1977 / Round: 4 / Pick: 85
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 119
Games started: 58
Receptions: 70
Receiving yards: 673
Average: 9.6
Touchdowns: 9
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Richard "Doc" Walker (born May 28, 1955) is a former American football tight end in the National Football League (NFL), who played for the Cincinnati Bengals and the Washington Redskins. He is currently a radio sports commentator.

Contents

  • Playing career 1
  • Broadcasting career 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Playing career

Walker played college football at UCLA and won the 1975 Rose Bowl with them. He was drafted in the fourth round for the 1977 NFL Draft by the Bengals. He moved to the Redskins in 1980 and contributed to the team winning Super Bowl XVII.

Broadcasting career

Walker currently covers sports during radio broadcasts in the Washington Metro Area. He co-hosts Inside The Locker Room with former Redskin Brian Mitchell and broadcaster Scott Jackson on ESPN 980. He hosts a weekly television show called "Doc Walker's ProView," which airs Sunday mornings on ESPN 980 and Tuesday evenings at 11pm on MASN. In 2011, he moved into the color analyst’s seat for radio broadcasts of Redskins games on ESPN 980 after previously serving as the sideline reporter.[1]

Previously he had been a co-host on The John Thompson Show and The Locker room with Doc Walker and Kevin Sheehan. He also appears in D.C. Lottery and BMW of Sterling commercials. He previously worked for Westwood One as a color commentator for college football broadcasts and a sideline reporter and occasional color commentator for the NFL on Westwood One. Up until the 2010 college football season, he was also the main color analyst for ACC football games for Raycom Sports with Steve Martin.

References

  1. ^ http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/dc-sports-bog/post/doc-walker-will-debut-in-redskins-broadcast-booth-friday/2011/08/16/gIQA7GzaJJ_blog.html

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from NFL.com • Pro-Football-Reference
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