Akeem

Walcott

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Defensive Back
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 206
Year: Senior
Hometown: Norristown, Pa.
High School: Methacton

Bio

AS A JUNIOR IN 2017:
• Named an Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports Scholar.
• Appeared in all 11 games with nine starts, seeing action at strong safety, cornerback and outside linebacker.
• Ranked fourth on the team with 40 tackles, including 33 solo stops and two tackles for loss.
• Also recorded five pass breakups and a fumble recovery.
• Had a season-high seven tackles in the win over No. 9 New Hampshire.
• Totaled six tackles, one tackle for loss, one fumble recovery and two pass breakups during the shutout victory at Bucknell.
• Made five tackles against both Fordham and Lafayette.
• Recorded four tackles and a pass breakup at Yale.
• Selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2016:
• Played in 10 games at cornerback with two starts.
• Totaled 20 tackles and two pass breakups on the season.
• Made a season-high five tackles during the victory at Lafayette.
• Recorded three tackles and a pass breakup in the win over Harvard.
• Tallied two tackles and a pass breakup at Colgate.
• Made three tackles against both Dartmouth and Fordham.
• Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2015:
• Saw action in eight games at cornerback, starting twice.
• Totaled 13 tackles and three pass breakups on the season.
• Recorded four tackles and broke up a pass in the victory over Albany.
• Made four total tackles in the win over Bryant.
• Had two tackles and a pass breakup in the Brown game.
• Posted one tackle and one pass breakup in the victory over Lafayette.
• Selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL:
• Played for head coach Paul Lepre at Methacton High School in Eagleville, Pa.
• Served as team captain during his senior season.
• Twice named first team All-Area.
• Earned first team All-League honors as a senior, after being a second team selection as a junior.
• Also lettered in track and field, earning first team All-League honors as part of the 4x100-meter relay team.

PERSONAL:
• Son of Cleveland Walcott and Susan Handy.
• Has one brother (Anwar).
• Majoring in Sociology.

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