San Francisco, Calif.
|Height / Weight:|
6-4 / 197
Started the final seven games of the season, plus the Aloha Bowl vs. Arizona State...a playmaker who is full of talent...ready to take the next step and become a dominating performer.
Started the final seven games for the Eagles at cornerback...was the team leader in interceptions with six for 29 yards ? one for a touchdown...was tied for seventh in the country in interceptions and tied for second in the BIG EAST...had a career-high eight tackles against both Pittsburgh (Oct. 21) and Notre Dame (Nov. 11)...had two interceptions vs. Temple (Nov. 4) and returned an interception vs. Syracuse (Oct. 14) for 29 yards and a touchdown...was tied for third on the team with five tackles for a loss and is second in sacks with four....made one tackle in the Aloha Bowl along with a forced fumble and pass breakup.
Earned defensive back of the year honors as a redshirt freshman (1998) at St. Mary?s College?started the first five games before suffering a groin injury?registered 37 tackles and three interceptions; returned two of his three interceptions for touchdowns (29 yards vs. Lehigh; 58 yards vs. Cal Poly).
Free safety at Galileo High School?served as 1996 team captain for head coach Kevin Adams?led the Lions to an 11-1 record and the San Francisco (AAA) title in 1996?a tremendous three-sport athlete who was chosen as San Francisco?s Athlete of the Year in 1996-97?excelled in the 100 and 4x100 relay as a member of the track team?was also a two-time all-city basketball selection.
Lenny Walls, born September 26, 1979?a fine student who was on the Dean?s List at St. Mary?s?enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences as a sociology major?recipient of the Jay McGillis ?93 Scholarship Fund this year at Boston College?Lenny is one of Augustine and Ivory Walls? three children...twin brother of Boston College basketball player Kenny Walls.
Walls Game-by-Game in 2000
|Opponent||UA||A||Total ||For Loss ||No-Yds|
|West Virginia ||1||0||1||1-11||1-11|
|Virginia Tech ||1||2||3||0-0||0-0|
|Notre Dame ||5||3||8||0-0||0-0|
|Arizona State ||1||0||1||0-0||0-0|
Q&A With Lenny Walls
The best part of playing football at BC is: the BIG EAST Conference and television exposure.
The BC players who will surprise people this year are: Jerome Ledbetter and Vinny Ciurciu.
The most interesting class I ever took at BC is: Statistics.
The word in the dictionary that my picture should be next to is: confident.
My favorite spot on the BC campus is: Conte Forum.
If I could compete against any BC athletes (non-football) it would be: my twin, Kenny Walls and Troy Bell (both from men?s basketball)
My favorite pregame ritual is: listening to Tupac Shakur and to pray.
My favorite stadium, other than Alumni Stadium, to play in is: Notre Dame Stadium.
The people who have helped me the most at BC are: Coach O?Brien, the entire staff and all of my teammates.
If I could bring anything from my hometown to BC it would be: some of my former teammates back home.
The CD that is in my player the most is: Tupac Shakur.
The sports teams I followed when I was younger were: the San Francisco 49ers, Los Angles Lakers, Oakland Raiders and the Chicago Bulls.
My favorite part of the Aloha Bowl was: winning it!
The top three teams in college football this year will be: whoever wants to be the top three!