Walter Lewis
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1962-04-26) April 26, 1962 (age 58)
Place of birth: Brewton, Alabama
Career information
College: Alabama
Undrafted in 1984
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Memphis Showboats (19841985)
Career highlights and awards

Walter Lewis (born April 26, 1962) is a former American and Canadian football quarterback. He played for the Memphis Showboats of the United States Football League (USFL) and the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League (CFL).[1] He played college football at Alabama.[2] Where he was the first African American quarterback for the Crimson Tide and legendary coach Paul Bear Bryant

Playing for the Memphis Showboats of the USFL, Lewis split time with Mike Kelley both seasons. In 1984, he completed 161 of 276 passes (58%) for 1,862 yards, 15 touchdowns, and 10 interceptions, and also ran 60 times for 552 yards and 5 touchdowns.[3] In 1985, Lewis completed 97 of 184 (53%) for 1,593 yards, 16 touchdowns and 5 interceptions, and also rushed 65 times for 591 yards and 4 touchdowns.[4]

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