Personal: Born 12/11/92 . . . open major . . . parents are Natalie and Orlando Walsh... high school coach was Chad Hetlet.
High school honors: Offense-Defense All-American and second team Rivals All-American as a senior . . . named first team all-state by the Illinois Coaches Association, Rivals and Chicago Tribune as both a junior and senior . . . named to six all-area teams, including the Pioneer Press, DuPage County Daily Herald, Tom Lemming/NCSA, Chicago Sun Times and ESPN Chicago, as a junior and senior . . . two-time first team all-conference selection by the West Suburban Silver coaches . . . was a junior All-American by MaxPreps . . . named the Chicago Sun Times and Sportspower.com Player of the Week during junior campaign . . . Career - - three-year starter in offensive line at either guard or tackle, helping prep team post three-year record of 35-4 . . . led prep team to three consecutive conference championship and a runner-up state finish as a junior, a semifinal appearance as a sophomore and a quarterfinal showing as a senior . . . had 206 pancake blocks and did not allow a sack during three-year varsity career . . . earned varsity letters in football, wrestling and track.