P J Walker is a prominent football player who has played at the attacking quarterback position since he was in college. He played in 4 seasons during his collegiate career and earned multiple awards. He played under head coach Matt Rhule with the Temple Owls for his college and was later drafted into the XFL League to play for the Houston Roughnecks during the 2020 XFL season. Aside from winning awards, he has also set many records and even led the league in passing touchdowns and passing yards.
He was born on February 26, 1995 in Elizabeth, New Jersey. He is the only child of parents Tamicha Drake and Philip Walker Sr. He completed his high school studies with Elizabeth and later joined Temple College on a full scholarship for his junior high school scores, which he threw for 2168 yards, 18 touchdowns and has 63.5 pass percentage. There he received leadership under head coach Matt Rhule.
The career of P J Walker
During his college years he played in 4 seasons. In 2013, he demonstrated his amazing skills during his freshman year and first season of his college career, earning him the title of Quarterback of the Week at the Weekly College Awards with a CFPA honorable mention. The American Athletic Conference also gave him Offensive Player of the Week honors and he was also a finalist for the Manning Award for his amazing performance in 7 of 12 games.
In the following sophomore year and 2014 season, he lost his consistency, but managed to hit a career-high of 29 completions along with 49 passing attempts in a total of 7 games that season, also earning him 3 honorable mentions during the season.
He improved the following season. In a win against UCF in week 8 of the season, he shot for and received a pass in two conversion attempts for two points. He finished the season with a total of 3,179 rushing and passing yards. The final season of his collegiate career proved to be a record-breaking season when he became the Owls’ all-time leader in passing yards with 10,273 yards.
He won numerous awards that season, including one for Most Outstanding Player of the American Athletic Conference Championship Game and another for CAPA Watchlist International of the Year. On May 3, 2017, Walker was undrafted as a free agent by the Indianapolis Colts.
Road to the NFL
Later in October 2019, the newly formed XFL drafted him for the upcoming 2020 season. Before the 2020 XFL draft took place, he was already allowed to join the Houston Roughnecks. His first-ever performance in the first game led him to the league’s first-ever Star of the Week award. The remainder of the season has been canceled due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
He finished the 2020 season with a 5-0 record, 1,338 passing yards, as well as 15 passing touchdowns and four interceptions. He also led the league in passing yards and passing touchdowns. Walker signed a 2-year contract with the Carolina Panthers on March 25, 2020, which took him to his college head coach, Matt Rhule. He came on as a substitute in the third quarter on October 29.
P J Walker Biography
|Real name||Philip Walker Jr.|
|Date of birth||February 26, 1995|
|Place of birth||Elizabeth, NJ, USA|
|sun sign||Not known|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 11” – in centimeters – 180 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 97kg – in pounds – 214 pounds|
|bust size||40 inches|
|waist size||34 inches|
|bicep size||16 inches|
|shoe size||11 (USA)|
P J Walker family
|Father||Philip Walker Sr.|
|school||Elizabeth High School|
|Is he gay?||no|
|favorite Food||Not known|
|favorite destination||Not known|
|favourite colour||Not known|
Walker hasn’t opened up about his love life socially, so we can conclude he’s single. However, there are rumors that he is dating a girl with the username @loveashlie but none of these are confirmed.
P J Walker Net Worth
Walker is a great football quarterback playing for the Carolina Panthers this NFL season. He may not have played many games compared to most other players, but the ones he has played have earned him multiple awards for his wonderful performance. As of 2020, his salary is said to be $610,000 and he has an estimated net worth of around $3 million.
Facts About P J Walker
- Walker started his playing career in college. His collegiate career stats show his scoring is 74 touchdowns for 10668 passing yards and 9 touchdowns for 771 rushing yards.
- His opening performance in the first game of the 2020 XFL League earned him the first-ever Star Performer of the Week award.
- He played for Temple Owls at Temple during his college days.
- Walker played for the Houston Roughnecks in the XFL League and currently plays for the Carolina Panthers.
- In his freshman collegiate season in 2013, he was named Offensive Player of the Week by the American Athletic Conference.
- During the 2013 season, he stood as a finalist for the Manning Award.
- Walker led the XFL League in passing touchdowns and passing yards.