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Go Figure: Tex's 150th

August 17, 2017 10:29 AM

Taylor Walker: 150 AFL Games Take a look back at the brilliant highlights package skipper Taylor Walker has put together so far

A statistical look at the career of Taylor ‘Tex’ Walker ahead of his 150th AFL game

165 – Walker was the 165th player to appear for the Adelaide Football Club

15 – Adelaide signed Walker as a 15-year old as part of the NSW Scholarship Program

75 – The Crows officially secured the Broken Hill teenager with pick No.75 – the final pick – in the 2007 AFL National Draft

2009 – Walker made his AFL debut against Collingwood at the MCG in Round One, 2009

10 – Walker was nominated for the AFL Rising Star in Round 10, 2009

351 – He has kicked 351 goals in Crows colours

2 – Only Walker’s childhood hero, Tony Modra, has kicked more goals for the Club (440)

106 – Of those 351 goals, just under a third have been at Adelaide Oval. Walker is second only to teammate Eddie Betts (132) for the most goals at the iconic South Australian venue

36 – He also holds the record for most Showdown goals with 36

7 – Walker kicked a career-high seven goals against the Brisbane Lions at Adelaide Oval in Round 21, 2015

682 – Walker leads Adelaide for marks over the past six seasons with 682

2 – He has topped Adelaide’s goal kicking twice – in 2011 and 2012

2014 – He was recognised with the Best Team Man award in 2014

3 –  This is Walker’s third season as captain of the Club, after taking up the role in 2015

48 – He’s kicked 48 goals this year, currently fifth in the Coleman Medal

505 – He also leads the League for scoreboard impact according to Champion Data (505 points)

29 – Walker is No.1 in the AFL for goal assists with 29. He’s only one away from equalling the Club record held by current teammate Tom Lynch (30)

30 – Brownlow votes he’s polled throughout his career

2016 – Walker’s was voted the Best Captain in the AFL by his peers last year

16 – The forward took a career-high 16 marks against Melbourne in Round 22, 2016

148 – His career-high AFL Fantasy score

100 – Coincidentally, Walker’s 100th AFL game was also against Sydney in Round 18, 2015