Former Clemson OL has high school number retired


by - Assoc. Editor -

Former Clemson offensive lineman Landon Walker Landon Walker
Offensive Tackle (2007 - 2011)
#72 6-6, 305
North Wilkesboro, NC

View Full Profile
had his East Wilkes high school #74 number retired this past friday. He is the second football player ever (Luke Samples) to have his number retired at the school.

Walker had 49 career starts and 3,131 snaps at Clemson and was named a permanent team captain his senior season.

"Did I ever think I was going to start as a redshirt freshman? No way,” he told the Wilkes Journal-Patriot newspaper. “Did I ever think I would start for four years there and break a career starting record at Clemson? No way. I did things at Clemson… not that I didn’t think I could do them, I just thought they would never happen for me and they did. The hard work that I put in here paid off there.”

Walker currently works for Hendrick Motorsports and is a gas man for Nationwide's Chase Elliott and Sprint Cup's Kasey Kahne.

Comment on this story
Print   
Send Feedback to Tony Crumpton: Email | Comment
Tennessee reportedly hiring Josh Heupel
Tennessee reportedly hiring Josh Heupel
Clemson falls to Pittsburgh
Clemson falls to Pittsburgh
Former Clemson player passes away
Former Clemson player passes away
Post your comments!
Sign Up for E-Mail News Alerts
Features
Breaking
Daily Digest