Matt Walter at a press conference
|Date of birth:July 20, 1989|
|Place of birth: Calgary, Alberta|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Men’s American football|
|Competitor for Canada|
|Silver||2011 Austria||Team Competition|
Matthew John Walter (born July 20, 1989 in Calgary, Alberta) is a Canadian football running back for the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted 34th overall by the Stampeders in the 2011 CFL Draft and was originally signed by the team on May 26, 2011. He played CIS football for the Calgary Dinos.
After attending the Stampeders 2011 training camp, Walter returned to the University of Calgary and the Dinos football team for his final year of college. Walter also starred for Team Canada at the 2011 IFAF World Championships in Vienna, Austria where he earned All-Tournament honors after scoring six touchdowns in three games.
Upon completing his CIS football career in 2011, Walter remained the University of Calgary's All-Time leading rusher and touchdown scorer (all-purpose and rushing). Walter was the Canada West nominee for the Hec Crighton Trophy for the most outstanding player in CIS Football in 2008 and in 2007, the Canada West Rookie of the Year. Walter was a 2 Time All-Canadian and 3 Time Canada West All-Star.
On July 1, 2012, Walter made his regular season CFL Debut with the Calgary Stampeders.