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Position
Quarterback
Height
6'1
Weight
195
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Lafayette, La.
High School
St. Thomas More Catholic HS
Experience
HS

CAREER
Son of former quarterback Jamie Howard, who played for the Tigers from 1992-95 … Spent one season at LSU before entering the transfer portal in January of 2023 … Appeared in 2 games in a backup role … Early enrollee at LSU as he joined the program in January of 2022.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2022)
Appeared in 2 games with no starts … Saw extended action in LSU’s Citrus Bowl win over Purdue, playing the entire fourth quarter of the 63-7 victory … Finished year completing 2-of-4 passes for 7 yards and added another 33 rushing yards on six carries … Against Purdue, completed 2-of-4 passes for 7 yards and rushed for 18 yards … Had a long rush of 23 yards vs. the Boilermakers … Other action came against Southern in LSU’s home opener.

HIGH SCHOOL
One of the nation’s top quarterback prospects in the Class of 2022 … Rated as the nation’s No. 1 dual-threat QB by ESPN and listed No. 5 by 247Sports … Overall, listed as the nation’s No. 27 overall prospect by ESPN and No. 34 by 247Sports … Prepped at St. Thomas More High School in Lafayette, Louisiana where he led his team to back-to-back Division II state titles in 2019 and 2020 and a semifinals appearance in 2021 … Passed for 381 yards and four TDs in 35-28 win over De La Salle in 2020 state championship game … As a senior, completed 155-of-259 passes for 2,394 yards and 25 touchdowns … Invited to the Under Armour All-American Game… Participated in the Elite 11 camp, finishing among the top 10 … Won the 2020 MaxPreps High School Football Player of the Year for Louisiana… 2020 Louisiana Gatorade Player of the Year… Selected to the 2020 Louisiana High School Football All-State First-Team for Offense… Ranked as the No. 2 player in the state of Louisiana by 247Sports… Passed for 3,430 yards and 42 touchdowns as a junior … Dad, Jamie, played quarterback at LSU from 1992-95, helping the Tigers to an appearance in the Independence Bowl in 1995 … His dad capped his LSU career ranked in the Top 10 in school history for passing yards (6,158), passing TDs (34), and total offense (6,010).

WALKER HOWARD’S CAREER PASSING HIGHS
Pass attempts: 4 vs. Purdue, 2023 Citrus Bowl
Pass completions: 2 vs. Purdue, 2023 Citrus Bowl
Pass yards: 7 vs. Purdue, 2023 Citrus Bowl
Pass TDs: 0
Had intercepted: 0
Long pass: 5 vs. Purdue, 2023 Citrus Bowl

WALKER HOWARD’S CAREER RUSHING HIGHS
Rush attempts: 3 vs. Purdue, 2023 Citrus Bowl
Rush yards: 18 vs. Purdue, 2023 Citrus Bowl
Long rush: 23 vs. Purdue, 2023 Citrus Bowl

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