Walter Thurmond Interview
By: Scott Porter
June 30, 2009
Scott Porter: What is your height, weight, estimated 40-time?
Walter Thurmond: 5'11, 185, 4.36

Scott Porter: What are your biggest strengths?
Walter Thurmond: My biggest strengths are my tackling ability and man to man coverage.

Scott Porter: What are your goals for the upcoming season?
Walter Thurmond: My goals for the season are to contribute to the team any way possible so we can get to our end goal of going to a National Championship.

Scott Porter: What would you tell an NFL team interested in drafting you? What kind of a person and player are they getting in you?
Walter Thurmond: I would tell them they are getting a very respectable hard working player, who puts his team goals first before his own.

Scott Porter: What is your favorite memory at Oregon so far?
Walter Thurmond: I would have to say playing against Oklahoma my redshirt freshman year. Recording my first sack and going against Adrian Peterson.

Scott Porter: What hobbies do you have off the field?
Walter Thurmond: I play video games, watch movies, and play basketball.

Scott Porter: Ia there a player in the NFL that reminds you of yourself?
Walter Thurmond: I would say Randy Moss because of my play making ability and Champ Bailey because of his cover corner skills and tackling.

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