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Wayne Walker

Wayne Harrison Walker

Position: LB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 225 lbs.

Born: September 30, 1936 in Boise, ID
High School: Boise
College: Idaho   (school history)
Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 4th round (45th overall) of the 1958 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 85 (275th overall since 1950)
3-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 24, 2014 2:25AM
All-Time Rank: #414. Antonio Freeman… #415. Jack Reynolds… #416. Brad Van Pelt… #417. WAYNE WALKER… #418. Eddie George… #419. Tarik Glenn… #420. Chris Hinton… 

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P AV
1958 22 DET 55 12
1959 23 DET 55 9 6 5 83.3%
1960 24 DET RLB 55 12 9
1961 25 DET RLB 55 14 3 0.0% 6 6 100.0% 8
1962 26 DET K/RLB 55 14 22 9 40.9% 37 37 100.0% 11
1963* 27 DET K/RLB 55 14 22 9 40.9% 29 29 100.0% 10
1964* 28 DET K/RLB 55 14 25 14 56.0% 34 32 94.1% 14
1965*+ 29 DET K/RLB 55 14 22 8 36.4% 33 33 100.0% 14
1966 30 DET rlb 55 13 5 8 2 25.0% 11 11 100.0% 5
1967 31 DET K/RLB 55 14 5 15 5 33.3% 11 11 100.0% 5
1968 32 DET RLB 55 14 14 6 42.9% 6 6 100.0% 7
1969 33 DET RLB 55 14 10
1970 34 DET RLB 55 14 14 7
1971 35 DET RLB 55 14 14 2 2 100.0% 6
1972 36 DET RLB 55 14 14 5
Career 200 52 131 53 40.5% 175 172 98.3% 111

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
1958 22 DET 55 12 1 33 1 33 0 0 0 1 34 1
1960 24 DET RLB 55 12 1 21 0 21 0 0 0 4 0 0 1
1961 25 DET RLB 55 14 2 16 0 12 0 0 0 2 10 0
1962 26 DET K/RLB 55 14 1 47 0 47 0 0 1 1 0 0
1963* 27 DET K/RLB 55 14 1 17 0 17 0
1964* 28 DET K/RLB 55 14 1 14 0 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
1965*+ 29 DET K/RLB 55 14 2 0 0 0 0
1966 30 DET rlb 55 13 5 1 3 0 3 0
1967 31 DET K/RLB 55 14 5 0 1 2 0 0
1968 32 DET RLB 55 14 1 0 0 0 0
1969 33 DET RLB 55 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
1971 35 DET RLB 55 14 14 2 12 0 8 0 0 0 1 0 0
1972 36 DET RLB 55 14 14 0 0 2 14 0
Career 200 52 14 163 1 47 0 0 2 15 58 1 1

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1958 22 DET 55 12 1 1 2 12
1959 23 DET 55 9 5 5
1960 24 DET RLB 55 12 1 2
1961 25 DET RLB 55 14 6 6
1962 26 DET K/RLB 55 14 37 9 64
1963* 27 DET K/RLB 55 14 29 9 56
1964* 28 DET K/RLB 55 14 32 14 74
1965*+ 29 DET K/RLB 55 14 33 8 57
1966 30 DET rlb 55 13 5 11 2 17
1967 31 DET K/RLB 55 14 5 11 5 26
1968 32 DET RLB 55 14 6 6 24
1971 35 DET RLB 55 14 14 2 2
Career 200 52 1 1 2 172 53 1 345
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4 Ed McDaniel, Bones Weatherly, John Kirby, Charles Bowser, Mel Owens, Kevin Murphy, Paul Posluszny, Doug Swift, Bernardo Harris, Brad Dusek
5 Mel Owens, David Griggs, Bones Weatherly, Vernon Maxwell, Bryan Hinkle, Chad Greenway, Nate Wayne, John Kirby, Jim Purnell, Al Wilson
6 Greg Brezina, Gerald Irons, Mel Owens, William Thomas, Skip Vanderbundt, Jason Gildon, Carlos Emmons, Bob Swenson, DeMeco Ryans, Fredd Young
7 Mike Merriweather, Wayne Robinson, Hugh Green, Randy Gradishar, Fred Carr, Sherrill Headrick, Keith Brooking, Jason Gildon, Gerald Irons, Greg Brezina
8 Bryce Paup, Fred Carr, Sherrill Headrick, Mike Merriweather, Chad Brown, Al Wilson, Tom Jackson, Ken Norton, Jim Lynch, Harry Carson*
9 Fred Carr, Sherrill Headrick, Mike Merriweather, Bryce Paup, John Reger, Tom Jackson, Ken Norton, Jim Lynch, Peter Boulware, Donnie Edwards
10 Phil Villapiano, Chad Brown, Fred Carr, Mike Stratton, Al Wilson, Jim Lynch, Sherrill Headrick, Dale Dodrill, Mike Merriweather, Bryce Paup
11 Lee Roy Jordan, Phil Villapiano, Dave Robinson*, Mike Merriweather, Chad Brown, Clay Matthews, Seth Joyner, Dale Dodrill, Jim Lynch, John Reger
12 Levon Kirkland, Seth Joyner, Lee Roy Jordan, Tom Jackson, Jack Reynolds, Dave Robinson*, Mo Lewis, Ken Norton, Roy Winston, Clay Matthews
13 Tom Jackson, Dave Wilcox*, Levon Kirkland, Seth Joyner, Ken Norton, Mo Lewis, Donnie Edwards, Lee Roy Jordan, Jack Reynolds, Roy Winston
14 Larry Grantham, Tom Jackson, Andy Russell, Mo Lewis, Jack Reynolds, Roy Winston, Seth Joyner, Keith Brooking, Ken Norton, Lee Roy Jordan
15 Larry Grantham, Tom Jackson, Andy Russell, Mo Lewis, Roy Winston, Clay Matthews, Keith Brooking, Jack Reynolds, Seth Joyner, Ken Norton
Career Lee Roy Jordan, Larry Grantham, Roy Winston, Jack Reynolds, Mo Lewis, Tom Jackson, Cornelius Bennett, Ken Norton, Jack Pardee, Andy Russell

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams