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Walker in 2015
|Date of birth:||May 28, 1955|
|Place of birth:||Cherry Point, North Carolina|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||235 lb (107 kg)|
|High school:||Santa Ana (CA) Valley|
|NFL Draft:||1977 / Round: 4 / Pick: 85|
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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.
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.
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.
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.