Derel Walker

by Ram 05 Jun,2022
Derel Walker
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 2 Inch
Weight 85 kg
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Derel Walker
  • Birth Place Hillsboro, Texas
  • Famous Name Derel Walker
  • Father Stacy
  • Mother Patricia
  • Net Worth Above $5Million
  • Salary $2,75,000
  • Past Team Toronto Argonauts
  • Siblings Stacy Jr and Rachel
  • No. of Instagram Followers 9239
  • Show Canadian Football League
  • Position in Team Wide receiver
  • No. of Siblings 2
  • Current team Edmonton Elks
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Black
  • Profession Canadian football player
  • Famous for Canadian Football
  • Currently Working For Edmonton Elks
  • Awards Grey Cup Champion
  • Religion Christiainity
  • Squad No 87

The American descent Derel Walker is a professional Canadian football player playing in Canada Football League(CFL). He serves as a wide receiver for the Edmonton Elks. The athlete is one of the American footballers competing in the CFL. He has won numerous individual awards, including CFL's Most Outstanding, Rookie Award in 2015. He attended and played his college football at Texas A and M University.

Derel Walker, the Edmonton Elks wide receiver, is a 2014 NFL undrafted agent. He has appeared for several squads in his whole football career such as Tennessee Titans, Omaha Mammoths, Edmonton Eskimos, Toronto Argonauts, etc. The footballer is also the 2015 Grey Cup Champion.

Know about Former Titans player Walker's details

2015 City Champion Derel Walker's birthplace is Hillsboro, Texas, the USA, on 29 June 1991. As per the astrologers, he is born with Cancer as a birth sign and talking about his receiver is 30 years of age as of 2022. He wears number 77 for his team to symbolize the game. He is an American descent and holds American Citizenship. Along with football, Derel has appeared as a baseball player during his college career.

He has active roster status and an American as a CFL status. He is also very fond of travelling and exploring places so Derel quite often goes on vacation during his time-out time. Walker was born and raised in the black community in Texas.

Walker, the wide receiver for Edmonton Elks, is a tall black man with a good height of 6 ft 2 inches tall. He weighs over 85 kg. He has a tight and shredded muscular type. He hits up the gym regularly to maintain his physique at best. Further description, he has a dark skin complexion with black eyes and long-braided hairs.

Derel Walker's Family background

He is fortunate enough to born in a family where everyone is a huge American football. His childhood went quite pleasingly as his family is well-off. The Elks jersey number 87 Walker was born to his mother, Patricia Walker and father Stacy Browns. Both of his parents are of  American descent. However, the reason behind keeping his mother's Surname in Derel's name is still unfamiliar at the moment.

DerelDerel and his mom SOURCE: Instagram

 

He is very closed and has a strong bond with his parents, especially his mother, Patricia. The American international quite often goes on outings with them. His parents are his greatest motivation and supporter. They never force him against his will. Since Derel showed huge interest and passion for football, his family were very aware of his son's talent and interest in football. Luckily, he is now one of the most successful American football players. They physically show in Walker's most of the matches to boost his confidence and cheer him up.

Siblings

Derel Walker's family is a family of five. He has two siblings brother and a sister. He is a protective and caring brother to Stacy Walker and his sister Rachel Walker. He is the most senior among them. Like him, his brother Stacy is a professional athlete. Both siblings got graduated in 2019. He shares their picture on his various social media. The former Titans player is still guiding and assisting in building their career.

Football career and early Life

Derel Walker's family members are mostly involved in sports background. Since childhood, he had a keen interest in sports, especially baseball and football. On top of that, his parents are also huge American Football fans and always wanted one of his sons to become footballers.

Early career

After his schooling, he attended Hillsboro High School in Hillsboro, Texas. He participated in several sports in which he thinks he can compete. The CFL Most Outstanding Rookie Ward winner Derel was a very active person that he played football, baseball and track and field as well in Hillsboro. In addition, he competed in powerlifting. Walker played a junior football 2010-11 season with Trinity Valley Community College.

Later on, he was transmitted to Texas in early 2012 to play for the Aggies. He is one of the paramount players in his University team. During his college career with Texas, he finished with the stats of 59 receptions for 903 yards and five touchdowns. At the same time, Walker was trying for the NFL too.

Professional career

The 6 ft 2 inches, 85 kg receiver was an eligible candidate for the 2014 NFL draft, but unfortunately, he remained undrafted. Shortly after that, Derel was offered to join Tennesse Titans as a free agent. He played a few months there and decided to switch to the Canadian Football League side, signing a contract with Edmonton Eskimos on 29 April 2015. The receiver made his first CFL appearance on 13 August in the game against Montreal Alouettes. 

Derel  Der Walker with Toronto in 2019 SOURCE: Instagram

After he departed from the team, he again moved back to the NFL side, playing for Tampa Bay Buccaneers on 5 Jan 2017. Afterwards, he joined Edmonton Eskimos in 2017 and Toronto Argonauts in 2019 with annual pay of $2,75,000 yearly. Toronto Coach utilized Walker's play making the ability to the fullest. He also got injured there. The Texas-born footballer was released on 11 February 2020.

At present, he is serving Edmonton Elks. He signed a year contract on 8 Jan 2021 with the Edmonton Football team. Likewise, he re-signed the extension contract with Elsk on 5 Feb 2022.

Who is Derel Walker dating? Love Life and affairs.

Edmonton Outstanding playmaker Derel seems to be self-centred when concerned about his matters. Being a private personality person, the receiver has kept his love Life matters to himself. In fact, there are no rumours about him dating anywhere thus, determining his relationship status is quite challenging.

He might perhaps be dating secretly and waiting for the right time to fall that news. In addition, he is still immersed in his career due to which he may not have time to be in an affinity. While there is no hint about his relationship and love romances, he is presently believed to be single.

How much he made from his CFL career?

Derel, the 30 years old football wide receiver is a very well-earned and a role model for many of]f his fans. He began his football in NFL and currently playing for Edmonton In CFL. The team well pays for him. His primary secure of income is playing for the top American and Canadian teams. He is a well-established footballer who makes enormous finances from his football career.

Derel  Derel flexing his car SOURCE: Instagram

When he signed a contract with Elks in 2022, he credited his bank balance by $2,75,000 for a season, making him one of the highest wide received in the CFL. He loves the luxury car and has a small car collection of his own. As per the reports, Derel has a net worth of above $5Million. 

Derel : Derel promoting his sponsor SOURCE: Instagram

 In addition, he also makes handsome banknotes from sponsors and saleable ads. However, he has not divulged the money he makes from it.

Social media appearances

Derek seems to be a regular Instagram user. He is quite active there and chooses Instagram over other media. His Instagram handle is @thatboiiealkand has followers of more than nine thousand. Via this, he makes his fans and followings speed up to date about his athletic news and daily happenings. We can also find him on various media such as Twitter and Facbook.

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