Signed by Saints, 5/17/14…Placed on reserve/retired, 5/20/14…Four-year letterman had 58 tackles (43 solo), two tackles for a loss, four passes defensed and one forced fumble in 32 games with three starts…As a junior, started all 11 games recording 76 tackles (51 solo), one tackle for a loss, 17 passes defensed, five interceptions, one of which was returned for a touchdown, one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries…After starting his first two games as a senior at strong safety, suffered a C3 and C4 vertebrae injury that left him paralyzed from the neck down…Following extensive rehabilitation, returned to Tulane in the fall of 2013 to classes and as an ever-present supporter of his teammates, a testament to his determination and resilience...Graduated from Tulane with a bachelor’s degree in cell and molecular biology…Received the 2013 Disney Spirit Award, an honor given annually by Disney Sports to college football’s most inspirational figure…Prepped at Destrehan (La.) HS…Named All-District (5A) while guiding the Wildcats to two state championships…Helped Wildcats go a combined 29-0 during final two prep campaigns…Devon Palmer Walker was born Nov. 29, 1990 in Metairie, La.
Sean Kelley and John Deshazier recap Saints practice and top headlines in today's edition of the Afternoon Wrap presented by ACME Oyster House (New Orleans Saints Video)
Saints defensive end Chris McCain met with media Tuesday, Aug. 30 and talked about being given the opportunity to join the Saints and make the 53 man roster (New Orleans Saints Video)
Saints offensive tackle Khalif Barnes met with media Tuesday, Aug. 30 and talked about joining the Saints this week and the opportunity to help contribute (New Orleans Saints Video)
Saints quarterback Drew Brees met with media Tuesday, Aug. 30 and talked about the starters playing in the Saints final preseason game vs the Baltimore Ravens (New Orleans Saints Video)