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Gary Walker
No. 96     
Defensive lineman
Personal information
Date of birth: (1973-02-28) February 28, 1973 (age 46)
Place of birth: Royston, Georgia
Career information
College: Auburn
NFL Draft: 1995 / Round: 5 / Pick: 159
Debuted in 1995 for the Houston Oilers
Last played in 2005 for the Houston Texans
Career history
* Houston / Tennessee Oilers (1995-1998)
Career highlights and awards
* 2× Pro Bowl (2001, 2002)
Tackles     433
Quarterback sacks     46.5
Games     155
Stats at NFL.com

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 Titans, Jacksonville Jaguars and Houston Texans.

College Edit

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 Edit

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.

Current life Edit

Gary currently lives in Franklin County, north Georgia.


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