One of the true freshmen that made his presence felt during training camp, Von Walker has earned playing time this season as a kick returner. Walker arrived on campus in June and is listed on the depth chart at both the kickoff and punt return spots. A dual-threat quarterback his junior and senior season at Central Mountain High School (35 miles from State College) Walker rushed for over 1,600 yards and threw for 1,600 yards.
Walker was a dual-threat quarterback for Central Mountain High School, playing for head coach Vinny Kishbaugh. He compiled over 3,600 rushing yards and threw for 1,600 yards in his career, playing quarterback his junior and senior seasons. A four-year letterwinner, Walker rushed for over 1,500 yards and threw for over 1,000 yards as a senior for the Wildcats. He logged 900 yards rushing and 600 yards passing as a junior and rushed for 700 yards as a sophomore. His freshman year yielded 500 yards rushing. He also lettered all four years in basketball and three times in baseball.
Full name is Von Timothy Walker. He is the son of Timothy Walker and Angela Harding. He has two brothers, Gavyn and Hayden. His stepmother, Ashley Walker, attended Penn State. In his free time he enjoys fishing. He is undecided on a major. Born December 7, 1994 in Lock Haven, Pa.