For the third time this season Anthony Walker Jr. was named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week. Walker had 14 tackles, 3.5 tackles for a loss and one sack against Illinois on Sunday.
— Big Ten Football (@B1Gfootball) November 30, 2015
It’s the sixth game this season that Walker has finished with 10 or more tackles. On the season Walker has 113 tackles and 19.5 tackles for a loss – the third most tackles for a loss in Northwestern history.
It’s also the second straight week a Wildcat claimed the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week award, last week Deonte Gibson was named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week after his performance against Wisconsin.