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Derel
Walker
#87 Wide Receiver
Derel
Walker
#87 Wide Receiver
Height 6'2
Weight 187 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1991-06-29 (30)
Born Hillsboro, TX
School Texas A&M
Status AMER
Receptions 44
Yards 531
Touchdowns 0
Average 12.1

NEED TO KNOW: 

  • Acquired: Free agent (Jan. 8, 2021)
  • CFL experience (Elks): 6 (5)
  • First CFL Game: August 13, 2015 vs. Montreal (Edmonton)
  • College: Texas A&M (2012-13)
  • Highlights:
    • 103rd Grey Cup Champion with Edmonton
    • 2015 CFL Most Outstanding Rookie Award winner
    • Two-time CFL All-Star (2015, 2016)
    • 2019 CFL East All-Star
    • 2015, 2016, 2018 CFL West Division All-Star
    • Entering 2021: 5,248 career CFL receiving yards and 32 career receiving touchdowns
    • Won the 2013 Peach Bowl with Texas A&M
    • Recorded 59 receptions for 903 yards and five touchdowns for the Texas A&M Aggies (2012-13)

YEAR-BY-YEAR

2019: (Toronto) Played in 15 games for the Argos, leading the team with 1,040 receiving yards and six touchdowns… Named the Argos nominee for the CFL Most Outstanding Player Award.

 

2018: (Edmonton) Finished with 51 catches for 875 yards and eight touchdowns in 11 games… Caught a 101-yard TD pass in Week One against Winnipeg… Suffered a season-ending knee injury in the Labour Day Classic against Calgary… Named a West Division All-Star for the third time.

 

2017: (Edmonton) Finished with 48 catches for 634 yards and a pair of TDs in eight games with Edmonton… Began the season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers before returning to Edmonton to play against Calgary on September 9th… Had six catches for 51 yards at Winnipeg in the West Semi-Final, then six catches for 112 yards plus a touchdown at Calgary in the West Final.

 

2016: (Edmonton) Set career-highs with 109 catches for 1,589 yards and ten touchdowns… Recorded seven games with over 100 receiving yards… Named a CFL West and CFL All-Star, each for the second time.

 

2015: (Edmonton) Finished with 89 catches for 1,110 yards and six TDs… Named the CFL’s Most Outstanding Rookie… Named a CFL West and CFL All-Star… Had four catches for 56 yards in Edmonton’s 26-20 win over Ottawa in the 103rd Grey Cup.

Seasons

Receiving

YEAR TEAM GP REC ATT YDS YAC TD AVG LG
2015
EDM 12 89 138 1110 - 6 12.5 62
2016
EDM 18 109 154 1589 662 10 14.6 104
2017
EDM 8 48 74 634 241 2 13.2 47
2018
EDM 11 51 74 875 332 8 17.2 101
2019
TOR 15 65 113 1040 285 6 16.0 96
2021
EDM 11 44 88 531 228 0 12.1 41
Total
75 406 641 5779 1748 32 14.2 104

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2015
EDM 12 1 8 0 8.0 8
2016
EDM 18 1 17 0 17.0 17
2017
EDM 8 2 13 1 6.5 11
2018
EDM 11 1 -4 0 -4.0 -4
2019
TOR 15 3 0 1 0.0 2
2021
EDM 11 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
75 8 34 2 4.3 17

Game Log

Receiving

DATE WEEK OPP REC ATT YDS TD AVG LG
08-07
1 OTT 8 10 98 0 12.3 35
08-14
2 MTL 5 7 76 0 15.2 32
08-19
3 BC 3 4 22 0 7.3 10
11-16
16 TOR 4 13 63 0 15.8 32
09-06
5 CGY 6 9 94 0 15.7 41
09-11
6 CGY 5 8 43 0 8.6 16
09-18
7 WPG 2 9 34 0 17.0 20
09-28
9 OTT 3 4 31 0 10.3 12
10-08
10 WPG 3 10 25 0 8.3 10
10-15
11 WPG 4 9 34 0 8.5 11
10-29
13 HAM 1 5 11 0 11.0 11
Total
44 88 531 0 11.8 230

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
08-07
1 OTT 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-14
2 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-19
3 BC 0 0 0 0.0 0
11-16
16 TOR 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-06
5 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-11
6 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-18
7 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-28
9 OTT 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-08
10 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-15
11 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-29
13 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
0 0 0 0.0 0