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Rijo Walker
Defensive Back
5-10, 170 Hampton, Va. (Bethel HS)
• Named to Virginian Pilot All-Eastern Region second-team
• Named first-team all-district as a senior at CB and second-team as a WR and kick returner and punt returner
• Second-team all-district as a sophomore
• Rated a three-star prospect by
• Rated No. 65 CB in nation by
• Ranked No. 22 on Roanoke Times’ top prospects list
• Received a grade of 75 from Scouts, Inc.
• Led Bethel to a 6-5 record and playoffs in 2009
• Had five interceptions as a senior to finish his prep career with 20
• Four interceptions and 39 tackles in 2008
• Team was 8-4 in 2008 and advanced to second round of state playoffs
• Had 11 interceptions as a sophomore in 2007
• Described as a “savvy defensive back with great ball skills”
• Played in Peninsula League (state AAA)
• Also played wide receiver
• Credited with 10 PBU as a senior
• Graduated from the same high school (Bethel) as UVa head coach Mike London and NBA star Allen Iverson
• Played on same high school team as UVa freshman basketball player Jontel Evans
• Played for head coach Jeff Nelson at Bethel
• Son of Asia Robinson and Richard Walker

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