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Saints sign paralyzed safety Devon Walker

The New Orleans Saints signed former Tulane safety Devon Walker, coach Sean Payton announced.Walker walked on to the Green Wave in 2009 and was named a team captain in 2012, his senior season. In the second game of that year, just before halftime, Walker suffered a career-ending injury to his C3 and C4 vertebrae when attempting a tackle.The injury left him paralyzed from the neck...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints Sign Paralyzed Safety Devon Walker On Graduation Day

Former Tulane safety Devon Walker was paralyzed from the neck down in September 2012 after making a tackle against Tulsa. But almost two years later, the New Orleans Saints made his dream of making it to the NFL a reality. The Saints surprised Walker by signing him to an official contract Saturday afternoon just hours after he graduated with a degree in cell and molecular biology...
Via NESN.com
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints sign paralyzed former Tulane safety Devon Walker

There were many memorable moments during this year's the NFL Draft, but the New Orleans Saints might have the best story of the offseason. The Saints welcomed paralyzed former Tulane safety Devon Walker to the team on Saturday. Walker was a walk-on four-year letterman with the Green Wave from 2009-12. He suffered a career-ending spinal injury against Tulsa early into the 2012...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints Sign Paralyzed Tulane Safety Devon Walker

Sports has the power to uplift people in so many different ways, that’s a huge reason why so many are so obsessed with it. That’s exactly the case with the gentleman above whose name is Devon Walker. Not all that long ago Walker was leaving out his dream, playing safety for the Tulane Green Wave when he lost all mobility on one play. Walker went to make a tackle on a player 100...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Devon Walker: 'Life Outside The Lines'

This past year has been filled with many painful triumphs for former Tulane football player Devon Walker. They're not the victories Walker envisioned for his senior year of college, but perhaps his life outside the lines is more inspiring than anything he could have accomplished on the field. The big, open smile is there, the sense of humor is firmly in tact, the brain - sharp...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Tulane's Devon Walker wins Disney Spirit Award

A little more that a year after a freak accident on the field changed his life forever, former Tulane University football player Devon Walker is receiving this year's Disney Spirit Award for the way he's turned tragedy into inspiration. Walker has exhibited tremendous courage and perseverance after a severe spinal cord injury left him paralyzed from the neck down last season...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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