|Born:||September 8, 1961|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||195 lb (88 kg)|
|1988||Winnipeg Blue Bombers|
|Career highlights and awards|
|CFL East All-Star||1986|
Walter Bender (born September 8, 1961) is a former American football running back who played five seasons in the Canadian Football League with the Toronto Argonauts, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Saskatchewan Roughriders and Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He played college football at Kent State University.
Bender was signed by the Toronto Argonauts in 1984 and played for the team from 1984 to 1985. He was released by the team on June 21, 1986.
Bender signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and played for them during the 1986 season, winning the 74th Grey Cup. He also earned CFL East All-Star honors after recording 618 yards on 8 rushing touchdowns in twelve games.
Bender played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 1987.
Bender played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 1988, winning the 76th Grey Cup.