|Date of birth||February 2, 1947|
|Place of birth||Ocilla, GA|
|Position(s)||Safety & Cornerback|
|High school||Irwin County High School|
|NFL draft||1969 / Round: 7 / Pick: 176|
Walter Herman Sumner (born February 2, 1947 in Ocilla, Georgia) is a former American football player who was selected by the Cleveland Browns in the seventh round of the 1969 NFL Draft. A 6'1", 188 lbs. safety from Florida State University, Sumner played in 6 NFL seasons from 1969-1974.
At Florida State, he was a two-sport star as an outfielder and defensive back. His 11 collegiate interceptions and two punt returns for touchdowns led to his induction into the FSU Hall of Fame in 1982.
- "Florida State Hall of Fame" http://seminoles.cstv.com/trads/fsu-trads-hall.html (Accessed 1/17/2008)
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