|Date of birth:||September 8, 1961|
|Place of birth:||Detroit, Michigan|
|Career highlights and awards|
|CFL East All-Star:||1986|
Walter Bender (born September 8, 1961) is a former American football running back who played five seasons in the Canadian Football League with the Toronto Argonauts, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Saskatchewan Roughriders and Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He played college football at Kent State University.
Bender signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and played for them during the 1986 season, winning the 74th Grey Cup. He also earned CFL East All-Star honors after recording 618 yards on 8 rushing touchdowns in twelve games.
Bender played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 1987.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
- "Walter Bender". tradingcarddb.com. Archived from the original on May 13, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150513002247/http://www.tradingcarddb.com/ViewCard.cfm/sid/68285/cid/5005297/1987-Saskatchewan-Roughriders-6-Walter-Bender. Retrieved May 12, 2015.
- "Walter Bender". justsportsstats.com. http://www.justsportsstats.com/footballstatsindex.php?player_id=bendewal001. Retrieved May 12, 2015.