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Tape Talk: Georgia EDGE Travon Walker

Travon Walker
Travon Walker, EDGE from Georgia.

Travon Walker is a defensive end from Georgia and one of the top prospects in the 2022 NFL Draft. Following a meteoric rise for the Bulldogs, Walker was part of the 2022 College Football National Championship team and declared for the 2022 NFL Draft.

Travon Walker's Predraft Measurements:

  • Height: 6'5"
  • Weight: 272
  • Arm Length: 35 1/2"
  • 40-Yard Dash: 4.51"
  • Three Cone Drill: 6.89"
  • Vertical Jump: 35.5"
  • Broad Jump: 10' 3"


Longtime NFL coach John Pagano broke down Walker's tape for The 33rd Team. Pagano has been coaching between college and the pros for over 30 years. Most recently, he was the outside linebackers coach for the Denver Broncos. He has worked with countless talented edge players, including: Jadeveon Clowney, Khalil Mack, Shawne Merriman, Shaun Phillips and Melvin Ingram.

The Breakdown on Travon Walker

"A big, strong player [this] Travon is," said Pagano. "Not a lot of clips you see him truly on the edge, because of the amount of depth [at Georgia]." Pagano also noted that much of his production came from when Georgia placed him on the interior of the defense, calling into question just how he will fit in certain schemes at the NFL level.

As positives, Pagano made note of Walker's motor and pursuit, but said he needs to better refine his body control at the next level.

The 33rd Team has Travon Walker ranked as the 37th overall prospect and the 7th EDGE prospect.

For more on John Pagano’s thoughts on the top pass rushers in the 2022 NFL Draft, as well as comments from longtime NFL coach Wade Phillips, read: “Former NFL Coaches On the 2022 NFL Draft’s Top Pass Rushers.”