Darrin Walls

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Darrin Walls
No. 30     New York Jets
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-06-20) June 20, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school: Pittsburgh (PA) Woodland Hills
College: Notre Dame
Undrafted in 2011
Debuted in 2011 for the Atlanta Falcons
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 3, 2014
Tackles 33
Interceptions 1
Sacks 0.0
Forced fumbles 0
Passes defensed 9
Stats at NFL.com

Darrin Walls, Jr. (born June 20, 1988) is an American football cornerback for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Notre Dame.

Early years[edit]

Walls spent his childhood and adolescence years playing Pop Warner football for the Garfield Gators Youth Football Organization, which has establish a winning tradition throughout the City of Pittsburgh. From there, he attended and graduated from Woodland Hills High School, where he continued to progress into a standout player at Notre Dame.

Professional career[edit]

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

In 2011, He was signed with the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted free agent. He played 5 games with the team and had 2 tackles, an interception and defended 2 passes for the 2011 season.

New York Jets[edit]

After an injury to Darrelle Revis the New York Jets signed Walls to their practice squad on September 29, 2012.[1] He was promoted to the active roster on November 22, 2012.[2] In 2013, Walls split his time as a starter and reliever with Dee Milliner.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jets Media Relations Department (28 September 2012). "CB Walls Signed to P-Squad; White Released". The Star-Ledger. Archived from the original on 29 September 2012. Retrieved 29 September 2012. 
  2. ^ Florio, Mike (22 November 2012). "Jets promote three from practice squad". ProFootballTalk. Archived from the original on 22 November 2012. Retrieved 22 November 2012. 

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