Pro Highlights

  • Played in 13 games for the Packers last season, seeing time on offense at RG and RT and on special teams.
  • Was on Green Bay’s practice squad for the final 13 regular-season games and both playoff contests in 2014.
  • Entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with Indianapolis in May 2014 and spent time on the Colts’ practice squad early in the ’14 season.

College

A four-year letterman at Middle Tennessee State, he played in 49 games with 34 starts, including 25 straight starts to end his collegiate career…Never missed a game during his career…Earned a degree in liberal studies…Senior season (2013): Earned second-team All-Conference USA honors and was voted a team captain in his final season for the Blue Raiders…Started all 13 games and ranked second on the team with 980 snaps played as part of an offensive line that produced five different 100-yard rushers and seven games of 200-plus yards on the ground…Paved the way for the running game to compile 200-plus yards rushing in five consecutive wins, as the Blue Raiders rushed for 308 yards and two TDs vs. Marshall (Oct. 24), 259 yards at Alabama-Birmingham (Nov. 2), 249 yards and four TDs vs. Florida International (Nov. 9), 246 yards and three TDs at Southern Miss (Nov. 23) and 304 yards and four TDs vs. Texas-El Paso (Nov. 30)…Junior season (2012): Received honorable mention All-Sun Belt recognition from the conference’s coaches and second-team All-Sun Belt honors from Phil Steele’s College Football after starting all 12 games…Was a part of an offensive line that ranked second nationally in fewest sacks allowed and paved the way for three different 100-yard rushers…Blocked for an offense that gained 510 total yards (264 rushing, 246 passing) and scored seven TDs (five rushing, two passing) at Georgia Tech (Sept. 29)…Also paved the way for RB Benny Cunningham to rush for a career-high five TDs in the 49-28 win at Georgia Tech…Helped Cunningham set new career highs for carries (36) and yardage (230) at FIU (Oct. 13)…Sophomore season (2011): Appeared in 11 games and made eight starts…Blocked for an offense that tallied 582 total yards (167 rushing, 415 passing) at Troy (Sept. 24), 477 yards (200 rushing, 277 passing) vs. Memphis (Oct. 1) and 482 yards (200 rushing, 282 passing) vs. Western Kentucky (Oct. 6)…Redshirt freshman season (2010): Played in all 13 games with one start…Started vs. North Texas (Nov. 13), the first start of his collegiate career.

Personal

Given name Joshua Kyle Walker; nickname is “Walk”…Born in Knoxville, Tenn. …Single…High school: Graduated from Rhea County High School in Evansville, Tenn., where he was a three-year starter on the offensive and defensive line…Named to The Tennessean’s 2008 Dream Team and the Best of Preps after recording 41 pancake blocks his senior year in helping lead his team to a 10-3 record…Also lettered in track and field his senior year, participating in the shot put and discus events…Residence: Allouez, Wis.