Walker Earns MEAC Defensive Player of the Week

NORFOLK, Va. (September 27, 2021) – The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) unveiled its weekly honors where Howard University senior Aaron Walker (Washington) earned MEAC Defensive Player of the Week. The announcement came Monday afternoon.

In Saturday’s contest (Sept. 25), the D.C. native tied a season-high eight tackles (seven solo) at Robert Morris. On the day, HU held the Colonials to only 146 yards in the air.

In four games, Walker has racked up 27 tackles (20 solo) and a QB hurry.

Fellow classmate Antoine Murray (Miramar, Fla.) received honorable mention after catching five passes for 88 yards against Robert Morris.

North Carolina Central wide receiver Ryan McDaniel was named MEAC Offensive Player of the Week while teammate Adrian Olivo took home Specialist of the Week. Norfolk State running back J.J. Davis was selected Rookie of the Week and teammate Justin Redd earned Offensive Lineman of the Week.

On Oct. 2, the Bison host Sacred Heart in their home opener at Greene Stadium. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.

 Courtesy of Howard University Athletics






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