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Date of birth: (1947-02-08) February 8, 1947 (age 72)
Place of birth: Johnstown, Pennsylvania
Career information
Position(s): Wide receiver
NFL Draft: 1969 / Round: 3 / Pick 59
Organizations
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Larry James Walton (born February 8, 1947) is a former American football wide receiver. He played eight years in the National Football League for the Detroit Lions (1969-1974 and 1976) and Buffalo Bills (1978). His best seasons were from 1970 to 1972 when he caught 84 passes for 1,508 yards and 16 touchdowns.[1] He missed the 1975 season after undergoing knee surgery.[2] He was cut by the Lions in September 1977,[3] later attempting a comeback with the Bills in 1978.[4][1]

Walton was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, in 1947.[1] He played college football at Trinidad State Junior College in Colorado and at Arizona State University. In November 1967, he tied a Western Athletic Conference record with four touchdowns (three rushing, one receiving) in a game.[5] He gained 719 yards for Arizona State in 1968.[6]

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