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...
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 season...
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...
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. He...
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