He was born on November 1, 1988 in Hammond, LA where he graduated from Hammond HIgh. His older brother, Fred Booker, played cornerback with the New Orleans Saints in 2005. As a redshirt freshman, he started 9 of 10 games, finishing the year with 46 tackles, 1 interception, 6 pass breakups, and 2 fumble recoveries. He missed the following year with a shoulder injury. He came back as a junior to start 11 games and earn 2nd team All-Southland Conference honors. He recorded 52 tackles, 1 for loss, 5 interceptions, 7 pass breakups, 1 forced fumble, and 1 fumble recovery for the year. As a senior, he started 11 games, recording 39 tackles, 5 for loss, 4 interceptions, and 8 breakups. He would earn 1st team All-Southland, 2nd team FCS All-American honors, and was a finalist for the Buck Buchanan Award given to the top defender in the FCS. For his career, he also returned 9 punts for 104 yards (11.6 avg) and a touchdown, and also returned 4 kickoffs for 61 yards (15.3 avg). He was selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the second round (60th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft.
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Signed by Atlanta Falcons on June 14, 2013..
Signed to a four-year deal by Falcons worth $3.401 million, including a $853,744 signing bonus. The contract includes $1.077744 million guaranteed, which factors in his signing bonus and $224,000 of his second-year base salary. His base salaries are: $405,000 (2013); $559,609 (2014); $714,218 (2015); and $868,827 (2016), giving him cap hits of: $618,436 (2013); $773,045 (2014); $927,654 (2015); and $1.082263 million (2016)..