Players

Erik Walden
OLB #93
Height:
6-2
Weight:
250
College:
Middle Tennessee State
Hometown:
Dublin, GA
Experience:
9
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 135 331 227 104 33 0 10 2 0 22 -- 20
2017 TEN 6 11 8 3 1 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2016 IND 16 42 31 11 11 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2015 IND 15 42 28 14 3 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2014 IND 15 37 25 12 6 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 IND 15 45 26 19 3 -- 3 -- -- -- -- --
2012 GB 15 46 27 19 3 -- 4 2 0 22 11 20
2011 GB 16 60 41 19 3 0 2 -- -- -- -- --
2010 GB 9 25 21 4 3 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2010 MIA 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 MIA 11 8 7 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 MIA 6 5 4 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 KC 9 10 9 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 135 1 1 7 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 0
2017 TEN 6 -- -- 0 -- 1 -- 0 -- -- -- --
2016 IND 16 -- -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 IND 15 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 IND 15 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 IND 15 1 1 1 -- 1 -- 0 -- 0 0 0
2012 GB 15 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 GB 16 -- -- 1 -- 1 -- 1 1 -- -- --
2010 GB 9 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 MIA 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 MIA 11 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 MIA 6 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 KC 9 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Signed by the Colts as an unrestricted free agent on March 13, 2013.
  • Signed by the Green Bay Packers on October 27, 2010.
  • Released by the Miami Dolphins on September 28, 2010.
  • Signed by the Dolphins on September 13, 2010.
  • Waived by the Dolphins on September 4, 2010.
  • Acquired from waivers by the Dolphins on November 19, 2008.
  • Released by the Kansas City Chiefs on November 18, 2008
  • Acquired from waivers by the Chiefs on August 31, 2008.
  • Released by the Dallas Cowboys on August 30, 2008.
  • Originally selected by the Cowboys in the sixth round (167th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft.

COLLEGE:

  • A two-time All-Sun Belt Conference selection at defensive end at Middle Tennessee State who finished his career as the school’s all-time sack leader with 22.5.
  • Played in 44 games with 34 starts and posted 152 tackles, including 40 for loss, one interception, five forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and four passes defensed.
  • Voted a First Team All-Sun Belt selection by the league’s coaches and media as a senior.
  • Played in 10 games with nine starts, missing two contests with a toe injury, and recorded 46 tackles, including 8.5 tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks, an interception, one forced fumble, two passes defensed and a safety.
  • Named First Team All-Sun Belt, starting 13 games and setting a single-season school record with 11.5 sacks as a junior. The sack total ranked No. 10 nationally.
  • Totaled a career-high 48 tackles, including 14.5 for loss, plus three forced fumbles and a recovery.
  • Played in 11 games with starts at two different positions (five at defensive end, three at linebacker) as a sophomore.
  • Posted 33 tackles, including 8.5 tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks, two passes defensed and a forced fumble.
  • Played in 10 games with four starts, leading the team with 6.0 sacks and tying for the team lead with 8.5 tackles for loss as a freshman.
  • Had 25 tackles and one forced fumble.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Named an Associated Press first-team choice as a senior after leading Dublin (Ga.) High School to a 14-1 record in 2002 and a berth in the state title game.
  • Was a Macon Telegraph First Team All-Middle Georgia selection and the Courier-Herald Heart of Georgia Defensive Player of the Year.
  • Had 97 tackles and a school-record 19.0 sacks as a senior, plus 11 additional tackles for loss, two fumble recoveries and an interception.
  • Also played running back, posting 837 yards of total offense, averaging 6.6 yards per carry and scoring 12 touchdowns (eight rushing, four receiving).
  • Lettered in football, basketball and track, and was an all-state selection on the hardwood following both his junior and senior seasons.
  • Participated in the Donald Driver Celebrity Softball Game and also attended the Edgar Bennett Bowl-A-Thon benefiting the Angel Fund in June of 2012.
  • Earned his degree in physical education.
  • A native of Dublin, Ga.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Signed by the Colts as an unrestricted free agent on March 13, 2013.
  • Signed by the Green Bay Packers on October 27, 2010.
  • Released by the Miami Dolphins on September 28, 2010.
  • Signed by the Dolphins on September 13, 2010.
  • Waived by the Dolphins on September 4, 2010.
  • Acquired from waivers by the Dolphins on November 19, 2008.
  • Released by the Kansas City Chiefs on November 18, 2008
  • Acquired from waivers by the Chiefs on August 31, 2008.
  • Released by the Dallas Cowboys on August 30, 2008.
  • Originally selected by the Cowboys in the sixth round (167th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft.

COLLEGE:

  • A two-time All-Sun Belt Conference selection at defensive end at Middle Tennessee State who finished his career as the school’s all-time sack leader with 22.5.
  • Played in 44 games with 34 starts and posted 152 tackles, including 40 for loss, one interception, five forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and four passes defensed.
  • Voted a First Team All-Sun Belt selection by the league’s coaches and media as a senior.
  • Played in 10 games with nine starts, missing two contests with a toe injury, and recorded 46 tackles, including 8.5 tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks, an interception, one forced fumble, two passes defensed and a safety.
  • Named First Team All-Sun Belt, starting 13 games and setting a single-season school record with 11.5 sacks as a junior. The sack total ranked No. 10 nationally.
  • Totaled a career-high 48 tackles, including 14.5 for loss, plus three forced fumbles and a recovery.
  • Played in 11 games with starts at two different positions (five at defensive end, three at linebacker) as a sophomore.
  • Posted 33 tackles, including 8.5 tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks, two passes defensed and a forced fumble.
  • Played in 10 games with four starts, leading the team with 6.0 sacks and tying for the team lead with 8.5 tackles for loss as a freshman.
  • Had 25 tackles and one forced fumble.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Named an Associated Press first-team choice as a senior after leading Dublin (Ga.) High School to a 14-1 record in 2002 and a berth in the state title game.
  • Was a Macon Telegraph First Team All-Middle Georgia selection and the Courier-Herald Heart of Georgia Defensive Player of the Year.
  • Had 97 tackles and a school-record 19.0 sacks as a senior, plus 11 additional tackles for loss, two fumble recoveries and an interception.
  • Also played running back, posting 837 yards of total offense, averaging 6.6 yards per carry and scoring 12 touchdowns (eight rushing, four receiving).
  • Lettered in football, basketball and track, and was an all-state selection on the hardwood following both his junior and senior seasons.
  • Participated in the Donald Driver Celebrity Softball Game and also attended the Edgar Bennett Bowl-A-Thon benefiting the Angel Fund in June of 2012.
  • Earned his degree in physical education.
  • A native of Dublin, Ga.
 

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