Walt Sumner
Date of birth: (1947-02-02) February 2, 1947 (age 72)
Place of birth: Ocilla, GA
Career information
Position(s): Safety & Cornerback
College: Florida State
NFL Draft: 1969 / Round: 7 / Pick: 176
 As player:
1969-1974 Cleveland Browns
Playing stats at

Walter Herman Sumner (born February 2, 1947 in Ocilla, Georgia) is a former American football player who was selected by the Cleveland Browns in the seventh round of the 1969 NFL Draft. A 6'1", 188 lbs. safety from Florida State University, Sumner played in 6 NFL seasons from 1969-1974.

At Florida State, he was a two-sport star as an outfielder and defensive back. His 11 collegiate interceptions and two punt returns for touchdowns led to his induction into the FSU Hall of Fame in 1982.[1]


  1. "Florida State Hall of Fame" (Accessed 1/17/2008)

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