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Chris Walls
Chris Walls

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Conway, S.C.

High School:
Conway

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205

Position:
LB

Experience:
2L


#38 Chris Walls 6-2 / 205 / LB Senior Conway, S.C. Conway HS

PRESEASON 2010: Named preseason second team All-Big South by Phil Steele's Magazine.

2009 (Jr.): Played in 10 games, starting nine and missing the Stony Brook game ... Ranked seventh on the team in tackles with 43, including 3.5 tackles for losses and 2.5 sacks ... Had at least one tackle in each of his games ... Started the year with five stops at Kent State, including a nine-yard sack ... Followed that with seven tackles versus Monmouth ... Also had seven stops in the VMI win ... Tallied a season-best nine tackles versus Liberty ... Had six tackles in the Presbyterian game, including a 13-yard sack.

2008 (So.): Started all 12 games his sophomore season ... Was third on the team with 58 total tackles and 26th in the Big South at 4.8 tackles per game ... Also had 8.5 tackles for 43 yards of loss, 2.5 sacks, one interception and three pass breakups ... Opened the season with five tackles, all of them solos, at Penn State ... Tied a career best with seven tackles each at VMI and at Gardner-Webb ... Had five tackles with 2.0 tackles for loss, 1.0 sacks and one pass breakup in the win at Presbyterian ... Had six tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and his first career interception in the win over North Carolina Central ... Posted six tackles also against Colgate ... Recorded at least four tackles in 10 of the 12 games.

2007 (Fr.): Played in 10 games off the bench as a true freshman for the Chants, earning his first collegiate letter ... Tallied 19 tackles on the season, including eight solos, and 1.0 tackles for loss ... Had a season-high seven tackles with three solos at James Madison ... Also totaled four tackles, including 0.5 tackle for loss, in the home win at Charleston Southern ... Forced a fumble in the home win over Chowan.

Prior to Coastal Carolina: A three-year letterwinner in football ... Led Conway to the Division II Class 4A state title game his senior year ... Named The Sun News "Toast of the Coast" Defensive Player of the year after posting 138 tackles, including 20 tackles for loss, 11 sacks, six pass breakups, one fumble recovered and one blocked kick his senior year at linebacker and defensive end ... Also was honored on the Class 4A All-State squad by High School Sports Report and to the All-Zone squad by WPDE-TV ... As a junior was also on the "Toast of the Coast" defensive squad and All-Zone after recording 121 tackles (67 solo), 10.5 sacks, 16 tackles for loss, seven pass breakups and two forced fumbles as a rush end/outside linebacker for the Tigers ... Started on varsity his sophomore year, posting 80 tackles and two sacks.

Personal: Son of Samuel Walls and Erma Poinsette.

Walls' Career Defensive Statistics
GP-GS Solo Asst. Total TFL-YDS Sack-YDS Int-YDS PBU FR FF BLK
2007 10- 0 9 10 19 2.0- 4 0.0- 0 0-0 0 0-0 1 0
2008 12-12 33 25 58 8.5-43 2.5-13 1-8 3 0-0 0 0
2009 10- 9 23 20 43 3.5-30 2.5-26 0-0 0 0-0 0 0
Total 32-21 65 55 120 14.0-77 5.0-39 1-8 3 0-0 1 0

CAREER GAME-BY-GAME TACKLES (solo-asst-tot)
2007:
Delaware State DNP; Winston-Salem State 0-0-0; Georgia Southern 1-0-1; James Madison 3-4-7; Furman 0-1-1; Chowan 1-0-1; Presbyterian 0-0-0; VMI 2-1-3; Liberty 1-1-2; Gardner-Webb 0-0-0; Charleston Southern 1-3-4.
2008: Penn State 5-0-5; Colgate 2-4-6; Monmouth 3-1-4; Towson 1-3-4; North Carolina A&T 2-13; Liberty 3-1-4; VMI 2-5-7; North Carolina Central 2-4-6; Stony Brook 1-1-2; Gardner-Webb 4-3-7; Presbyterian 4-1-5; Charleston Southern 4-1-5.
2009: Kent State 4-1-5; Monmouth 4-3-7; Towson 1-2-3; North Carolina A&T 2-1-3; VMI 3-4-7; Liberty 4-5-9; Stony Brook DNP; Clemson 0-1-1; Gardner-Webb 0-1-1; Presbyterian 4-2-6; Charleston Southern 1-0-1.

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