April 28, 2022 will always be a night to remember for Travon Walker. It's the night the Georgia product became the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft.
However, before Walker could realize a lifelong dream, he reportedly had to get through a major scare. Moments after commissioner Roger Goodell called the pass rusher's name on stage in Las Vegas, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero reported that Walker was involved in a "serious" car accident in Athens, Ga. during the offseason.
Rapoport did not say when the accident occurred, but did provide some details, saying that Walker "crashed into two parked cars."
"He emerged without injuries somehow. No citations. But a scare for sure," Rapoport wrote.
We'll update you if we find out any more details of this accident, but we're relieved to hear that no one was hurt. That's the most important thing.
As for Walker, he is not in Las Vegas tonight, preferring to spend draft night with his family at home. Now, he's the newest member of the Jacksonville Jaguars.