Sean Walters

#27 Sean Walters

LB | r-Sr. | 6-2 | 227 | Hollywood, Fla. | Hallandale HS

2015 (Redshirt Junior)

  • Played in 12 games
  • Added depth at will linebacker
  • Also used on special teams
  • Saw action on 199 plays, 68 on defense and 131 on special teams
  • Finished with 18 tackles, including 15 solo stops and a sack in 2015
  • Led the team with 10 special teams tackles, nine coming on kickoffs
  • Had a career-high-tying four tackles at Kansas
  • Named WVU Special Teams Champion against Texas Tech, recording two solo tackles
  • Notched a career-high four tackles, three solo, at Baylor
  • Posted his first career sack for a loss of 10 yards with two solo tackles vs. Maryland
  • Had two solo tackles vs. Liberty

2014 (Redshirt Sophomore)

  • Saw action in six games 
  • Used on 33 plays, including 25 on special teams
  • Saw action on 12 plays against Kansas

2013 (Redshirt Freshman)

  • Played in 12 games at Sam linebacker
  • Also used on special teams
  • Finished with three tackles
  • Set a career-high in solo (2) and total tackles (2) against Iowa State
  • Made his first tackle against Texas
  • Saw his first action in a Mountaineer uniform against William & Mary

2012 (Freshman)

  • Redshirted
  • Defensive Scout Team Champion: Baylor, TCU, Kansas
  • Enrolled at West Virginia in January

High School

  • Played one season for coach Dameon Jones at Hallandale High
  • Sun Sentinel Honorable Mention All-Broward County Defense
  • Ranked as the No. 5 safety on Miami Herald Top Players by Position list
  • Played for the South Florida All-Stars in the 2011 Nike South Florida All-Star Game
  • Invited to the FACA North-South All-Star Game


  • Birthday is October 19
  • Son of Bobby Walters and Octavia Lawson
  • One of four children
  • Brother Jermaine played football at Colorado State
  • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
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Life As A Mountaineer: Sean Walters

By Sean Merinar | December 01, 2016

In this week's Life As A Mountaineer, we take an inside look at senior linebacker Sean Walters. Life As A Mountaineer is courtesy of Panhandle Cleaning and Restoration.

Football Award Winners for the Texas Tech Game

By Mike Montoro | November 09, 2015

The West Virginia University football coaching staff has named its award winners for outstanding performances in the Mountaineers’ 31-26 win against Texas Tech on Saturday, Nov. 7.