Date of birth : 1987-01-21
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Hollywood, Florida
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-01-08
Walter McFadden, Jr. is an American football cornerback for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League.
Played in 49 games at Auburn, starting his final 25 contests at left cornerback…Recorded 87 tackles (60 solos) with seven stops for losses of 26 yards…Deflected 20 passes and intercepted nine others for 265 yards in returns, including three touchdowns…His 265 yards gained on interception returns rank third in school history behind David Langner (287 yards, 1971-73) and Brian Robinson (271, 1992-94)…
All-SEC first-team selection, adding All-American honorable mention from The NFL Draft Report…All-SEC second-team choice by the league’s coaches and the Associated Press…Member of the SEC’s Good Works Team…Named the league’s Defensive Player of the Week vs. Mississippi…Started all 13 games at left cornerback, ranking third in the conference and tied for 11th in the nation with six interceptions for 154 yards in returns…His six INTs tied for second and his 154 return yards rank second on the school’s season-record charts…His 100-yard interception return vs. Northwestern set the Auburn record…Recorded 12 third-down stops, including ten vs. the pass and also made one fourth-down hit vs. the aerial game…Opponents completed 33-of-69 passes targeted into his area (47.83 percent) for 262 yards, no touchdowns and 18 first downs, averaging 7.94 yards per reception and 3.8 yards per attempt.
Took over left cornerback duties, starting all 12 games…Recorded 29 tackles (17 solos) with 1.5 stops for minus 7 yards and a pressure…Broke up eight passes and intercepted two others for 18 yards in returns, as part of a secondary that ranked 19th in the nation in pass defense (178.83 ypg)…Also made two solo tackles on the kick coverage squad.
Appeared in thirteen games behind Powers at left cornerback, collecting 10 tackles (5 solos)…Had a stop for a 4-yard loss vs. Clemson, adding four tackles with a pass break-up in the Chick-fil-A Bowl…His 93-yard interception return vs. Tennessee Tech was the fourth-longest in school history and was the longest by a Tiger since Calvin Jackson’s 96-yard return vs. Florida in 1993.
Played in 11 games, recording a solo tackle in each of the Buffalo and Mississippi State contests...Also saw action vs. Washington State, LSU, South Carolina, Tulane, Ole Miss, Arkansas State and Alabama.
Red-shirted as a freshman.
Attended Ely (Pompano Beach, Fla.) High School, playing football for head coach Willie Snead...Earned Florida Sports Writers Association first-team All-State honors…Added Rivals.com Florida Top 100 and Prep Star All-Region honors as a senior and was rated one of the nation’s top 50 cornerbacks by Scout.com…Selected to participate in the Dade-Broward All Star Game…Received Miami Herald All-Broward Defensive Football Team honorable mention…Recorded 67 tackles and four interceptions as a senior, adding two touchdowns on kick returns…Made four interceptions as a junior, as he led his team to a 10-3 record and to the fourth round of the playoffs.
Graduated with a degree in Public Administration in the Spring of 2009…Brother, Bryant, was an All-ACC cornerback at Florida State, selected in the 2005 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers, playing for that organization until signing with Arizona as a free agent in 2009...has since been traded back to Pittsburgh…Son of Ella and Walter McFadden...Born 1/21/87…Resides in Pompano Beach, Florida.
View the full website biography of Walter McFadden.