Walt Sumner

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Walt Sumner
Date of birth (1947-02-02) February 2, 1947 (age 70)
Place of birth Ocilla, GA
Career information
Position(s) Safety & Cornerback
College Florida State
High school Irwin County High School
NFL draft 1969 / Round: 7 / Pick: 176
Career history
As player
1969–1974 Cleveland Browns
Career stats

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.[1]


  1. ^ "Florida State Hall of Fame" http://seminoles.cstv.com/trads/fsu-trads-hall.html (Accessed 1/17/2008)

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