Matt Walters

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Matt Walters
Date of birth: (1979-08-22) August 22, 1979 (age 34)
Place of birth: Melbourne, Florida
Career information
Position(s): Defensive end
Height: 6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
Weight: 272 lb (123 kg)
College: University of Miami
NFL Draft: 2003 / Round: 5 / Pick: 150
Organizations
As player:
2003 New York Jets
Career stats
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Matthew Jeremy Walters (born August 22, 1979) is a former American football player.

While at Eau Gallie High School, Walters lettered in three sports, including golf and basketball. Scouted by Baylor University as well as the universities of Florida and Virginia, he chose the University of Miami. Majoring in mechanical engineering at "The U," Walters distinguished himself academically, being named a 2002 First Team Verizon Academic All-American as well as winning the 2002 Big East Football Scholar-Athlete Award.

Walters was drafted in the fifth round of the 2003 NFL Draft (selection 150 overall) by the New York Jets. Walters is currently pursuing a career as an amateur triathlete training under his coach, Ed Donner.

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