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TRE WALKER LEARNS ON THE JOB

TRE WALKER LEARNS ON THE JOB

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Tre Walker wanted to play in 2010 as a true-freshman, but he expected his snaps to be limited. But that all changed when an injury sidelined middle linebacker Alex Hrebec at mid-year tossing Walker into the starting lineup where he has remained heading into the New Era Pinstripe Bowl against Syracuse on Dec. 30.

Just what is the key for a high school linebacker to adjust to play at the Big 12 level? "The most difficult thing is reading your keys," said K-State freshman linebacker Tre Walker. "It's easy to get out of it mentally and then you lose your discipline." Other than that, Walker, who was named fourth-team Freshman All-American by the Phil Steele publication, will tell you that football is … well...

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