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25 - Walter Arrington
Walter Arrington
Birth Date: 12/21/1988
Height: 5-6
Weight: 182
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Hueytown, Ala.
High School: Bessemer Academy
Position: Tailback
2009: Named Second-Team All-SCAC... played and started in all ten games as a junior... led the team and the conference in all-purpose yardage with 1,523 total yards (152.3 per game)... led the team and third in conference in kick returns (25.1 average per return)... led the team and sixth in the conference in rushing yards (430)... led the team with 19 receptions... had a career high 165 yards rushing against Rhodes College on Sept. 26.

2008: Named First-Team All-Conference and made the SCAC Fall Academic Honor Roll... led the team and was fourth in the conference with 10 touchdowns... led the team and was sixth in the conference in rushing yards (599)... second on the team and eighth in the conference with 857 all-purpose yards and third in receiving yards (242)... had a season-high 125 yards rushing against Millsaps and 119 receiving yards against Austin College.

2007: Named SCAC Freshman of the Year and Second-Team All-SCAC... listed on the SCAC Fall Academic Honor Roll... led the team with 43 receptions for 491 yards and three touchdowns... had 45 carries for 146 yards and one touchdown... caught a season-high six passes against Trinity University and Colorado College... set a school record with an 80-yard touchdown reception against Trinity... returned 27 kickoffs for 550 yards and a 20.4 average... ranked second in the SCAC in all-purpose yards per game (120.8), sixth in receptions per game (4.75), eighth in receiving yards per game (51.9) and was third in the league with a 19.8 per kick-off return average.

Pre-BSC: Rushed for 2,586 yards on 27 attempts and 29 touchdowns his senior year at Bessemer Academy in Bessemer, Ala. ... coached by Mark Freeman... helped the Rebels to state titles in 2004 and 2006... named All-State two times and helped BA to a 48-3 record during his four-year career.

Personal: Born on Dec. 21, 1988... son of Walter and Sheletia Arrington... has two brothers, TaDarious Hooper and Tavon Arrington... majoring in business management and engineering.