Walter McFadden Interview
By: Scott Porter
January 30, 2010
Scott Porter: What are your biggest strengths?
Walter McFadden: I would say playing smart on the field and using my speed to my advantage. The combination of those two aspects, are big strengths of mine.

Scott Porter: What are your goals for the NFL?
Walter McFadden: To be one of the best in the NFL, to be a shut down cornerback.

Scott Porter: What will you miss most about college football?
Walter McFadden: What I will miss most is the tiger walk at Auburn and all the Auburn fans. They gave me a lot of great memories.

Scott Porter: What kid of a person is an NFL team getting in Walter McFadden?
Walter McFadden: If a team gives me the opportunity they are getting a player whose a leader and a player who 100% dedicated and a great all around guy.

Scott Porter: How has having a brother in Bryant McFadden (Arizona Cardinals) in the NFL helped you prepare yourself?
Walter McFadden: It has been great it wasn't only him that helped me prepare, Al Harris Green Bay Packers corner as well as Tyrone Carter of the Steelers and my parents all helped they all lead me in the right direction and have supported me all along.

Scott Porter: Who is the toughest WR you have ever faced?
Walter McFadden: I would say the toughest WR I ever faced was Dwayne Bowe when I was a Freshmen.

Scott Porter: What hobbies do you have off the field?
Walter McFadden: My hobbies off the field are mostly playing video games and spending time with my family.

Scott Porter: What do you think will be the biggest difference between the college level and the NFL level?
Walter McFadden: The difference in talent. Week in and week out you're playing against great players, the best of the best.

Scott Porter: What player in the NFL reminds you of yourself?
Walter McFadden: Al Harris of the Green Bay Packers, because of his physical style of football that he plays. I like being physical with WR's.

(September 21, -- Virginia Tech redshirt sophomore RB Ryan Williams is questionable at best for Saturday’s conference opener against Boston College after he injured a hamstring in last weekend’s win over East Carolina. The injury is not believed to be serious even though Williams had to be helped off the field and spent the second half on crutches, however, he has practiced on a limited basis this week.

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