Travon Walker NFL Draft Predictions, Stats & Profile (Updated)
Updated (Thursday, April 28, 8:20 p.m. ET): Travon Walker went No. 1 overall to the Jacksonville Jaguars. Things had been trending this way for the past week, but it's still a bit of a shock. Walker has all the athleticism in the world, but wasn't nearly as productive as some of his peers in this class. Check out our full pick-by-pick analysis here.
Travon Walker's stock has skyrocketed during the pre-draft process and he's just scratching the surface on how good he can be. The star defensive lineman is making a bid to be the No. 1 overall pick, and CBS Sports suggests Walker offers the highest upside of anyone in this class.
If you're looking to familiarize yourself with the 21-year-old, here's everything you need to know about the young athletic defensive lineman.
Travon Walker Mock Draft 2022
ESPN's predictions are from Mel Kiper and Todd McShay's latest mock draft. CBS Sports' predictions are from Ryan Wilson's latest mock draft. Sporting News' projections are from Vinnie Iyer's latest mock draft.
ESPN: Detroit Lions (No. 2)
CBS Sports: Houston Texans (No. 3)
Sporting News: Atlanta Falcons (No. 8)
Travon Walker Draft Stock & Draft Projection
- Detroit Lions (No. 1) - 1
- Houston Texans (No. 3) - 1
- Atlanta Falcons (No. 8) - 1
Walker's strength, speed and athleticism were on full display at the NFL Combine, and included a mind-boggling 3-cone of 6.89 seconds. Both the Lions and Texans can add an instant upgrade and starter along the defensive line, or consider trade options for an elite level talent.
Travon Walker NFL Draft Odds
NFL Draft odds from FanDuel Sportsbook have Walker as one of the two prohibitive favorites to be the No. 1 overall selection at +165 odds, along with Michigan's Aidan Hutchinson (-185). Walker is +400 to be the No. 2 overall pick, +600 to go No. 3, +500 at No. 4 and +700 at No. 5. His over/under is set at pick 3.5 with -275 odds on the under, and +198 over.
Travon Walker Stats
2021: Georgia Bulldogs
- 37 tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss, 6.0 sacks, 2 pass breakups in 15 games played
2020: Georgia Bulldogs
- 13 tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss, 1.0 sacks in 9 games played as a reserve
2019: Georgia Bulldogs
- 15 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks in 12 games
Walker was a 5-star recruit, and named to the Freshman All-SEC Team in his first year in Athens. His best season came in 2021 as a junior when he helped guide the Bulldogs to the National Championship title with the nation's No. 1 defense.
Travon Walker Height, Weight & 40-Yard Dash
All height, weight and workout information is from NFL.com.
- Height: 6'5"
- Weight: 272lbs
- 40-Yard Dash: 4.51 seconds