- Recorded 40 total tackles (26 solo), one tackle for loss, two quarterback hits, one pass defensed, one forced fumble and six special teams tackles in 16 games with six starts at linebacker as a rookie in 2020.
- Played in 26 games and recorded 183 tackles (94 solo), 23 tackles for loss, 7.0 sacks, three forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, eight quarterback hits, one interception and two blocked kicks.
- First team All-Mountain West linebacker (2019), All-Mountain West First-Team selection (2018).
Rashaan Evans, Mykal Walker, Troy Andersen: Will Atlanta keep their 2022 ILBs together in 2023? -- Falcons breakdown
This trio of inside linebackers were an important part of the 2022 defense's growth last season, but with a new defensive coordinator coming in, will the Falcons choose to keep the trio together?
Falcons Daily: The defensive play that gives Dean Pees hope about this unit's trajectory
The Falcons defensive coordinator broke down a moment in Sunday's loss to the Chargers that shows him why this defense is trending in the right direction. We take a look at said moment.
Inside Tori's Notebook: Cordarrelle Patterson, Tyler Allgeier's powerful performance overshadowed in Chargers loss
Plus we take a look at the Falcons second half to see if Atlanta really did go away from the run when it mattered most.
Finding the root of Falcons issues in loss to Los Angeles Chargers
What was the difference in the Falcons Week 9 loss? Defensive and offensive captains say it had to do with what they weren't able to do in critical down situations.
Five things to watch as Falcons clash with Cincinnati Bengals
Darren Hall to get first start on the road in Week 7. Why it's actually not that big of a deal.
Falcons inactives: Status of two defensive starters, Kyle Pitts revealed vs. San Francisco 49ers
ILB Mykal Walker was ruled out on Friday, but what of TE Kyle Pitts and OLB Ade Ogundeji who were listed as questionable?
Five things to watch as Falcons host San Francisco 49ers at home in Week 6
The 49ers come into Atlanta with a banged up defense. Can the Falcons take advantage?
Tori's Takeaways: Defensive attitude of 'bend but never break' shines through in win vs. Browns
Falcons redzone defense continues to pay it forward in last two wins.
Bair Mail: On Troy Andersen, Mykal Walker and Rashaan Evans, Marcus Mariota and Desmond Ridder, plus some Dee Alford talk
Your questions get answers in this Friday Bair Mail
'Be that guy': Why Mykal Walker is ready for golden Falcons opportunity
Unwavering confidence, hard work has eased transition to signal-caller status
Five players to watch when Falcons host Jaguars in final preseason game
A number of players are fighting for roster spots. Who are they? And what are their chances of surviving a 53-man cut down?
Joint practice report: What Deion Jones, Arthur Smith said about the inside linebacker's return to practice
The Falcons hosted the Jaguars for the first of two joint practices on Wednesday. Here's your recap of the afternoon.
Dueling 53-man roster projections, Part II: The defense, specialists
Scott makes his picks for who makes the 53-man roster. Tori gives her rebuttal.
Falcons place Deion Jones on PUP list ahead of 2022 training camp
The veteran inside linebacker reportedly underwent a shoulder procedure during the offseason.
Bair Mail: A.J. Terrell, Casey Hayward, Isaiah Oliver; how good can this secondary be?
Tori answers questions about her favorite topic: Dean Pees' defense.
Frank Bush on Rashaan Evans, Troy Andersen, Mykal Walker
Falcons inside linebackers coach breaks down new-look position group
What lingering questions do you have after Falcons wrap OTAs? -- Question of the Week
Tori and Scott highlight their most pressing questions this week.
'I've been ready for my opportunity': Mykal Walker poised to take on extended role in 2022
Walker played a rotational role up to this point. He's ready to for more responsibility during a transitional year for the Falcons.
Falcons sign two defenders to rookie deals
Atlanta officially adds Troy Andersen and DeAngelo Malone to the roster.
'Hopefully we have a shot at that guy': How the Falcons decided on Troy Andersen in the 2022 NFL Draft
On a cold day in Montana, Andersen blazed bright enough for the Falcons to see.
Future of Foye Oluokun dictates the offseason for inside linebacker position: Falcons Breakdown
Oluokun was arguably one of the most dynamic Falcons defenders in 2021, but he's a free agent in 2022. Do the Falcons have the means to sign him?
Five things to watch as Falcons head west to face San Francisco 49ers
This is a must-win game for the Falcons, and 49ers, too. Exactly who comes out on top has a number of playoff implications for the NFC.
Striking balance, winning the turnover battle: Inside Tori's Notebook
The Falcons put themselves in the right position to be successful in win over Carolina
'We took it personal': Mykal Walker, Falcons defense respond in Panthers rematch
The Falcons forced three turnovers and Mykal Walker's pick-six was the team's second in as many games.
Mykal Walker speaks on his mindset from the Monday night game | Press Conference
Mykal Walker speaks to the media about his mindset after the Monday night game.
Mykal Walker speaks post game | Press Conference | Falcons vs. Bears
Mykal Walker speaks to the media after win against the Chicago Bears.
Mykal Walker speaks on 'continuing the physicality' | Press Conference
Mykal Walker speaks to the media about continuing the physicality to the next game.
Mykal Walker: 'That was a roller coaster' | Press Conferences
Linebacker, Mykal Walker speaks to the media after overtime win over the Carolina Panthers.
A story of family: Mykal Walker discusses the joys of fatherhood
Inside linebacker Mykal Walker joins Tori McElhaney for the fourth episode of the Falcons in Focus podcast. Walker dives into the joys of fatherhood, friendship with Foye Oluokun and growing up with a twin brother. He also discusses whether or not he actually believes in twin telepathy as a twin himself.
Mykal Walker speaks on playing together through challenges | Press Conference
Mykal Walker speaks to the media about playing together through challenges.
Mykal Walker is live and "Myk'd" against the Seattle Seahawks
Mykal Walker is mic'd up against the Seattle Seahawks.
Mykal Walker: 'this team is not going to quit' | Press Conference
Mykal Walker speaks to the media about how this team is not going to quit.
All the Falcons sacks from week one against the Saints | Highlights
Watch Grady Jarrett, Arnold Ebiketie, Lorenzo Carter and Mykal Walker make big time plays on defense.
Mykal Walker 'Regardless of the outcome we are going back to the drawing board to get it fixed' | Press conference
Mykal Walker speaks to the media following the Atlanta Falcons loss to the New Orleans Saints
Mykal Walker is Mic'd up at AT&T Training Camp | Wired
Mykal Walker is Mic'd up throughout practice at AT&T Training Camp
Mykal Walker speaks on the opportunity at AT&T Training Camp | Press conference
Mykal Walker speaks to the media about the opportunity at the AT&T Training Camp
NFL Network ranks Top 10 Falcons plays of the 2021 season
Watch the 10 best highlight plays made by the Atlanta Falcons in the 2021 NFL season.
TOP 10 highlights from the 2021 season | Best of 2021
Watch some of the top ranked plays from the Atlanta Falcons 2021 season.
"I'm going to say as many cuss words as I can" | Lee Smith Micd Up
Tight end Lee Smith was mic'd up for the first time in his 11 year career in Sunday's game in Buffalo.
Breaking down Mykal Walker's pick-six vs. the Carolina Panthers | Film Review
D.J. Shockley breaks down Mykal Walker's pick-six off of Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers.
Arthur Smith on how "the players are focused at the task at hand"
Arthur Smith speaks on Cordarrelle Patterson's versatility, the team's improvement from the start of the season, and being pleased about the running game trending upwards.
Mike Davis on the team's victory against the Panthers
Mike Davis speaks to the media after the win over the Carolina Panthers.
Mykal Walker recaps his pick six against the Panthers
Mykal Walker speaks to the media after his big day against the Panthers.
Grady Jarrett on the defense building confidence
Grady Jarrett speaks to the media after the victory over the Panthers.
A.J. Terrell on the defense "finding chemistry each week"
A.J. Terrell speaks to the media after the 29-21 win against the Panthers.
Arthur Smith recaps the Falcons 29-21 victory over the Carolina Panthers
Arthur Smith speaks to the media after the win in Carolina.
Breaking down an essential victory over Panthers, how Falcons can stay in playoff hunt | Falcons Final Whistle
Scott, Kris and Tori break down an essential victory over the Carolina Panthers that kept the Falcons in the NFC playoff mix and how they responded well from disappointing recent results. They dissect why the Falcons have improved on defense and in the rushing attack, and how that could help them stay in the hunt down the stretch.
(00:00:00): Intro, biggest takeaways
(00:04:19): Falcons defense 'took it personal,' responded well in Panthers rematch
(00:09:11): Why run game has found consistency
(00:14:33): Falcons MVPs against Panthers (and they're not the usual suspects)
(00:20:35): The importance of the Falcons win, and what's required moving forward
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Sideline Access: Mykal Walker Interception
Atlanta Falcons linebacker Mykal Walker intercepts Cam Newton's pass for a pick six against the Carolina Panthers.