Gary Walker
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Walker with the Texans in 2000
No. 96
Position:Defensive lineman
Personal information
Born: (1973-02-28) February 28, 1973 (age 49)
Royston, Georgia
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:324 lb (147 kg)
Career information
High school:Carnesville (GA) Franklin County
College:Auburn
NFL Draft:1995 / Round: 5 / Pick: 159
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles:433
Quarterback sacks:46.5
Games:155
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Gary Lamar Walker (born February 28, 1973) is a former American football defensive end who played eleven seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Auburn University, and was selected in the fifth round of the 1995 NFL Draft by the Houston Oilers. He also played for the Tennessee Oilers, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Houston Texans.

College

He accumulated 148 tackles and 15 sacks in two seasons at Auburn University, earning second-team All-Southeastern Conference honors as a senior. Before Auburn, he attended Hinds Junior College.

Professional

He was drafted in the 1995 NFL Draft by the Houston Oilers. Acquired by the Jacksonville Jaguars in 1999, he was an alternate selection to the 2001 Pro Bowl. Signed by the Houston Texans in 2002, he was selected to the Pro Bowl in that year, though he was subsequently plagued by injuries. Walker severed his triceps muscle during the 2005 season and was waived by the Texans in March 2006. He was the only Houston Oilers player to play for the Houston Texans.

NFL Stats

Year Team GP COMB TOTAL AST SACK FF FR
1995 HOU 15 31 21 10 2.5 1 0
1996 HOU 16 45 30 15 5.5 1 1
1997 TEN 15 43 30 13 7.0 1 0
1998 TEN 16 47 31 16 1.0 0 0
1999 JAX 16 54 46 8 10.0 0 0
2000 JAX 15 42 39 3 5.0 2 0
2001 JAX 16 43 35 8 7.5 1 1
2002 HOU 16 51 36 15 6.5 1 1
2003 HOU 4 13 7 6 0.0 0 0
2004 HOU 15 29 18 11 0.5 1 0
2005 HOU 11 29 19 10 1.0 1 0
Career 155 427 312 115 46.5 9 3

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Key

Personal life

Walker's son Gary Jr. played college football for the Auburn Tigers and is now a graduate assistant for the program.[2][3]

References

  1. ^ "Gary Walker Stats". ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 10 July 2014.
  2. ^ "'A different mindset': Gary Walker senior spotlight". Auburn University Athletics. Retrieved 2020-10-14.
  3. ^ "Gary Walker - Football". Auburn University Athletics. Retrieved 2020-10-14.