ESPN has been counting down its top 100 college football players, and Anthony Walker came in at No. 52. He earned a score of 7.56 on a 1-10 scale for expected contributions this year. "Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald is the greatest linebacker in Wildcats history," his description reads. "But Fitzgerald says Walker has a chance to eclipse him. As a sophomore, Walker broke out in a big way, finishing with 122 tackles and 20.5 tackles for loss, earning All-America honors. Teammates call him 'The Franchise.'"