Tyrunn Walker

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Tyrunn Walker
No. 93 Detroit Lions
Position: Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-03-18) March 18, 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth: New Iberia, Louisiana
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 294 lb (133 kg)
Career information
High school: New Iberia (LA) Westgate
College: Tulsa
Undrafted: 2012
Career history
Roster status: Injured reserve
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 28
Sacks: 3.5
Forced fumbles: 1
Player stats at NFL.com

Tyrunn Walker (born March 18, 1990) is an American football defensive tackle for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). He signed with the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent in 2012. He played college football at Tulsa.

College career[edit]

He played college football at Jones County Junior College before transferring to Tulsa for his Junior season. In his two seasons at Tulsa, He finished with 84 tackles, 13.5 sacks, 11 pass deflections and 4 forced fumbles. [1]

Professional career[edit]

New Orleans Saints[edit]

On April 30, 2012, he signed with the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent.[2] Against the odds, Walker made the final 53 man roster. However, he was a healthy inactive in all 16 of the team's regular season games.

Detroit Lions[edit]

On March 12, 2015, Walker signed a one-year contract with the Detroit Lions.[3] During the 2015 season, he played in four games for Detroit and posted nine tackles, before he suffered a broken fibula in a game on October 5 of that year, and was placed on the injured reserve list for the remainder of the season.[4] On March 4, 2016, the Lions re-signed Walker to a one-year contract.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tyrunn Walker Statistics". sports-reference.com. 
  2. ^ "Saints Announce 2012 Rookie Free Agent Class". neworleanssaints.com. April 30, 2012. Retrieved May 1, 2012. 
  3. ^ Twentyman, Tim (March 13, 2015). "Lions sign defensive tackle Tyrunn Walker". DetroitLions.com. Retrieved March 13, 2015. 
  4. ^ Gantt, Darin (October 6, 2015). "Lions lineman Tyrunn Walker having surgery for broken leg, to IR". NBC Sports. Retrieved December 9, 2015. 
  5. ^ Twentyman, Tim (March 4, 2016). "Lions re-sign DT Tyrunn Walker". Detroit Lions. Retrieved March 4, 2016. 

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