Traded from FC Dallas on December 10, 2017, in exchange for $250,000 in General Allocation Money and $250,000 in Targeted Allocation Money. LAFC also sent the #1 Allocation Ranking to Dallas and received the #10 spot.
First-team All-Southern Conference: 2011, 2012
Southern Conference and Freshman of the Year: 2011
2018 (Los Angeles Football Club):
Started 26 of 26 appearances, scoring four goals and adding two assists (total of 2,321 minutes played).
Scored two goals in the 2-0 win vs. the San Jose Earthquakes on September 22.
Scored a goal in two consecutive matches in the 3-0 win vs. the Colorado Rapids on October 7 and 4-2 win vs. the Houston Dynamo on October 13.
Started in the Club’s first ever playoff game, a 3-2 loss to Real Salt Lake on November 1.
2017 (FC Dallas):
Appeared in 22 matches, starting 18.
Suffered knee injury in May after starting 10 of FC Dallas’ first 12 league matches.
Returned on July 4 vs. DC United.
Tallied one goal and one assist.
2016 (FC Dallas):
Started 30 matches.
Started three Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup matches.
Started one CONCACAF Champions League match.
Finished the season with four goals, three of them game winning (May 11 against Portland, July 4 against Orland City SC and Oct. 1 against LA Galaxy).
FCD won all four matches he scored in and finished the season 15-7-8 in matches he started.
Recorded 2,700 minutes played, a season high for the club.
Started both MLS Cup playoff matches against Seattle.
2015 (FC Dallas):
Appeared in 20 matches, starting 10, for a total of 1,084 minutes played.
Appeared in two matches in the MLS Cup playoffs, starting one, for a total of 126 minutes played.
2014 (FC Dallas):
Appeared in 10 matches, starting nine, for a total of 770 minutes played.
Appeared in two matches, starting one, for a total of 95 minutes played in the MLS Cup playoffs.
2013 (FC Dallas):
Selected by FC Dallas in the first round (seventh overall), of the 2013 MLS SuperDraft on Jan. 17.
Made seven appearances for the first team, tallying two goals.
Made MLS debut on May 11 vs. DC United as a 90th minute sub.
Earned first MLS start on May 25 vs. San Jose, helping Dallas to a 1-0 win over the Earthquakes.
Scored first MLS goal as a second-half substitute on June 22 vs. Sporting Kansas City.
Captained U.S. Under-18 National Team at the 2011 Milk Cup.
Named U.S. U-18 Team MVP at Tel Aviv, Israel Tournament.
Capped by the senior U.S. Men’s National Team in a 1-0 win against Jamaica in a friendly played at Finley Stadium in Chattanooga, Tenn. on Feb. 3, 2017.
Was called to the 2018 January senior U.S. Men’s National Team Camp, becoming the first player in LAFC history to do so.
Has six caps and two goals with the senior team, with scores coming in the USMNT’s 3-0 win over Bolivia on May 29, 2018 and a 3 – 0 win against Panama on January 28, 2019.
COLLEGE (Furman University)
Started all 17 matches. Ranked second on the team in scoring with six goals and three assists.
Named All-Southern Conference First-Team.
Scored five goals and added two assists.
First-team All-Southern Conference
Southern Conference Freshman of the Year.
Brother Dawson was a punter at Clemson University.
Father, David Zimmerman, was a Baptist minister for 21 years in Fort Worth, Texas and currently serves as a mentor with Church Resource Ministries.
Mother’s name is Becky Zimmerman.
Has two siblings (Dawson and Carter).
Married wife Sally, in December 2016.
Favorite superhero character is The Joker, specifically Heath Ledger's performance in "The Dark Knight."
Favorite movie is "A Knights Tale."
Follow Walker on Twitter and Instagram @thewalkerzim.