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Casey Walker
No. 79, 98, 63, 69
Position:Nose tackle
Personal information
Born: (1989-12-06) December 6, 1989 (age 30)
Dallas, Texas
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:340 lb (154 kg)
Career information
High school:Garland (Garland, Texas)
College:Oklahoma
Undrafted:2013
Career history
* Carolina Panthers ( 2013 2014)*
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Tackles:14
Quarterback sacks:1.0
Interceptions:0
Forced fumbles:0
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Casey Walker (born December 6, 1989) is a former American football nose tackle. He played college football at Oklahoma. He was a member of the Carolina Panthers, New England Patriots, Baltimore Ravens, Dallas Cowboys and Buffalo Bills.

Early yearsEdit

Walker played high school football for the Garland Owls of Garland High School. He recorded 22 tackles, two sacks, two forced fumbles and seven QB hurries in 2007. He totaled 25 tackles, two sacks, a fumble recovery and two QB hurries in 2006.[1]

College careerEdit

Walker played for the Oklahoma Sooners from 2009 to 2012. He was redshirted in 2008.[1]

Professional careerEdit

Carolina PanthersEdit

Walker was signed by the Carolina Panthers on April 30, 2013 after going undrafted in the 2013 NFL Draft.[2] He was released by the Panthers on August 31 and signed to the team's practice squad on September 1, 2013. He was released by the Panthers on October 30, 2013. Walker was signed to a future's contract by the Panthers on January 4, 2014. He was released by the Panthers on August 30 and signed to the team's practice squad on September 1, 2014.[3]

New England PatriotsEdit

Walker was signed off the Carolina Panthers' practice squad by the New England Patriots on September 27, 2014.[3] He made his NFL debut on October 5, 2014 against the Cincinnati Bengals.[4]

On November 20, 2014, the Patriots waived Walker to make room for LeGarrette Blount.[5] He was re-signed to their practice squad on November 22, 2014.[6]

Baltimore RavensEdit

On December 16, 2014, the Baltimore Ravens signed Walker off the Patriots' practice squad.[7] He was released by the Ravens on August 5, 2015.[6]

New England PatriotsEdit

On August 14, 2015, the New England Patriots signed Walker.[6] He was released by the Patriots on September 4, 2015.[8]

Dallas CowboysEdit

Walker was signed to the Dallas Cowboys' practice squad on October 21, 2015.[9] On December 25, he was promoted to the active roster along with quarterback Jameill Showers, after the Cowboys placed tight end Gavin Escobar and quarterback Tony Romo on the injured reserve list.[10] He played in two games and posted two tackles.[4] Walker was released by the team on July 18, 2016.[11]

Buffalo BillsEdit

On July 30, 2016, Walker was signed by the Buffalo Bills.[12] On September 2, 2016, he was released by the Bills as part of final roster cuts.[13]

Coaching careerEdit

Walker is currently the defensive line coach at Texas A&M University Commerce in Commerce, Texas

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Casey Walker". soonersports.com. http://www.soonersports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=31000&ATCLID=208799324. Retrieved October 6, 2014.
  2. "Patriots sign DL Casey Walker; Siliga on injured reserve with a designation to return". sportsfanlive.com. September 27, 2014. Archived from the original on December 6, 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20141206204401/http://www.sportsfanlive.com/web/article?action=viewArticle&articleId=15886347&team=nfl-new_england_patriots&tid=th. Retrieved October 6, 2014.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Casey Walker". kffl.com. Archived from the original on December 4, 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20141204214704/http://www.kffl.com/player/28986/nfl/news/casey-walker. Retrieved October 6, 2014.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Casey Walker". nfl.com. http://www.nfl.com/player/caseywalker/2541902/gamelogs. Retrieved October 6, 2014.
  5. "Patriots sign RB LeGarrette Blount". Patriots.com. http://www.patriots.com/news/article-1/Patriots-sign-RB-LeGarrette-Blount/c47642ba-6316-44fb-89bc-8ec1867014e7. Retrieved November 22, 2014.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 "Patriots sign DL Casey Walker". patriots.com. August 14, 2015. Archived from the original on August 14, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150814224559/http://www.patriots.com/news/2015/08/14/patriots-sign-dl-casey-walker. Retrieved September 10, 2016.
  7. Mink, Ryan (December 16, 2014). "Ravens Sign DT Casey Walker, Move Up OL Ryan Jensen". Baltimoreravens.com. http://www.baltimoreravens.com/news/article-1/Ravens-Sign-DT-Casey-Walker-Move-Up-OL-Ryan-Jensen/bfcf7ea7-04ce-452d-b28b-61194de24a2e. Retrieved December 16, 2014.
  8. Howe, Jeff (September 4, 2015). "Live: Patriots release 10 players to trim roster to 65 on eve of deadline". bostonherald.com. Archived from the original on September 4, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150904225926/http://www.bostonherald.com/sports/patriots_nfl/the_blitz/2015/09/live_patriots_release_10_players_to_trim_roster_to_65_on_eve. Retrieved September 4, 2015.
  9. "CASEY WALKER". foxsports.com. Archived from the original on October 21, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151021230232/http://www.foxsports.com/nfl/casey-walker-player-transactions. Retrieved October 21, 2015.
  10. "Cowboys Give Christmas Present To Jameill Showers And Casey Walker". http://www.bloggingtheboys.com/2015/12/25/10666070/dallas-cowboys-give-christmas-present-jameill-showers-casey-walker-tony-romo-gavin-escobar. Retrieved 2015-12-26.
  11. Kahn, Jeffrey (July 18, 2016). "Dallas Cowboys waive DT Casey Walker". dal.247sports.com. Archived from the original on July 19, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20160719001317/http://dal.247sports.com/Bolt/Dallas-Cowboys-waive-DT-Casey-Walker-46301745. Retrieved July 18, 2016.
  12. "Bills sign DT Casey Walker". buffalobills.com. July 30, 2016. Archived from the original on August 4, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20160804224102/http://www.buffalobills.com/news/article-1/Bills-sign-DT-Casey-Walker/4bcf4be1-cbc9-40fc-8d69-2cdf2197911d. Retrieved August 4, 2016.
  13. Brown, Chris. "Vets Felton and Lawson headline Bills cut to 53". http://www.buffalobills.com/news/article-1/Vets-Felton-and-Lawson-headline-Bills-cut-to-53/b0a11e11-a608-4a0b-bd73-d04feda60336.

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