Northwestern linebacker Walker entering NFL draft

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EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Northwestern linebacker Anthony Walker Jr. says he will enter the NFL draft.

Walker announced Friday on Twitter that he's skipping his final season of eligibility.

Walker emerged as a redshirt sophomore in 2015 with 122 tackles and 20 1/2 for loss - fourth in the Big Ten. He had 105 tackles this season as the Wildcats went 7-6 and won the Pinstripe Bowl.

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