Gary Walker

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Gary Walker
No. 96
Position: Defensive lineman
Personal information
Date of birth: (1973-02-28) February 28, 1973 (age 42)
Place of birth: Royston, Georgia
Career information
College: Auburn
NFL draft: 1995 / Round: 5 / Pick: 159
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 433
Quarterback sacks: 46.5
Games: 155
Stats at NFL.com

Gary Lamar Walker (born February 28, 1973) is a former American football defensive end who played eleven seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Auburn University, and was selected in the fifth round of the 1995 NFL Draft by the Houston Oilers. He also played for the Tennessee Oilers, Jacksonville Jaguars and Houston Texans.

College[edit]

He accumulated 148 tackles and 15 sacks in two seasons at Auburn University, earning second-team All-Southeastern Conference honors as a senior. Before Auburn, he attended Hinds Junior College.

Professional[edit]

He was drafted in the 1995 NFL Draft by the Houston Oilers. Acquired by the Jacksonville Jaguars in 1999, he was an alternate selection to the 2001 Pro Bowl. Signed by the Houston Texans in 2002, he was selected to the Pro Bowl in that year, though he was subsequently plagued by injuries. Walker severed his triceps muscle during the 2005 season, and was waived by the Texans in March 2006. He was the only Houston Oilers player to play with the expansion team the Houston Texans.

NFL Stats[edit]

Year Team GP COMB TOTAL AST SACK FF FR
1995 HOU 15 31 21 10 2.5 1 0
1996 HOU 16 45 30 15 5.5 1 1
1997 TEN 15 43 30 13 7.0 1 0
1998 TEN 16 47 31 16 1.0 0 0
1999 JAX 16 54 46 8 10.0 0 0
2000 JAX 15 42 39 3 5.0 2 0
2001 JAX 16 43 35 8 7.5 1 1
2002 HOU 16 51 36 15 6.5 1 1
2003 HOU 4 13 7 6 0.0 0 0
2004 HOU 15 29 18 11 0.5 1 0
2005 HOU 11 29 19 10 1.0 1 0
Career 155 427 312 115 46.5 9 3

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Key

  • GP: games played
  • COMB: combined tackles
  • TOTAL: total tackles
  • AST: assisted tackles
  • SACK: sacks
  • FF: forced fumbles
  • FR: fumble recoveries

Current life[edit]

Gary currently lives in Franklin County, north Georgia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gary Walker Stats". ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 10 July 2014.