Player Bio

Vance Walker
DT #99
Height:
6-2
Weight:
305
Age:
27
College:
Georgia Tech
Hometown:
Cincinnati, OH
Experience:
6

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
5
SCK
1.5
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 124 86 38 9.5 0 2 0 0 -- 0 0 2 1
2014 KC 7 0 5 4 1 1.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 OAK 15 15 40 29 11 3.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2012 ATL 16 9 32 21 11 3.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2011 ATL 16 0 18 13 5 2.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2010 ATL 16 1 16 11 5 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2009 ATL 10 1 13 8 5 0.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 TEN L 10-26 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 @DEN L 17-24 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @MIA W 34-15 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 NE W 41-14 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @SF L 17-22 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 @SD W 23-20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 STL W 34-7 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

VANCE WALKER

How acquired:

Signed with Kansas City (3/14/14) as an unrestricted free agent ... Signed with Oakland (3/18/13)  ... Elevated to Atlanta’s active roster (9/21/09) ... Signed to Atlanta’s practice squad (9/6/09) ... Released by Atlanta (9/5/09) ... Originally entered the NFL as the seventh-round draft pick (210th overall) of the Atlanta Falcons in the 2009 NFL Draft.

NFL Career Highlights:

  • Veteran defensive tackle enters his first season with the Chiefs in 2014 after a year with the Raiders (2013) and four years in Atlanta (2009-12).
  • Set career highs in starts (15) and tackles (40) in 2013 with the Raiders and also matched his career best in sacks with 3.0.
  • Originally entered the NFL as the seventh-round pick (210th overall) of the Atlanta Falcons in the 2009 NFL Draft.

College:

Played four years at Georgia Tech, seeing action in 49 games (29 starts) ... Racked up 110 career tackles (69 solo), 13.0 sacks, four forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries ... A first-team All-ACC selection as a senior and a finalist for the 2008 Bednarik Award, presented annually to the nation’s top defensive player ... Also earned first-team All-ACC and third-team Associated Press All-American honors as a junior.

Personal:

  • Majored in management at Georgia Tech.
  • Attended Fort Mill High School in Fort Mill, S.C.
  • Recorded 17.5 sacks and 41 tackles for loss as a senior.
  • A member of the South Carolina’s Shrine Bowl team.
  • In 2010, he was part of a group of Falcon defensive linemen that treated children from the Atlanta Urban Ministries to a holiday shopping spree at WalMart.

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VANCE WALKER

How acquired:

Signed with Kansas City (3/14/14) as an unrestricted free agent ... Signed with Oakland (3/18/13)  ... Elevated to Atlanta’s active roster (9/21/09) ... Signed to Atlanta’s practice squad (9/6/09) ... Released by Atlanta (9/5/09) ... Originally entered the NFL as the seventh-round draft pick (210th overall) of the Atlanta Falcons in the 2009 NFL Draft.

NFL Career Highlights:

  • Veteran defensive tackle enters his first season with the Chiefs in 2014 after a year with the Raiders (2013) and four years in Atlanta (2009-12).
  • Set career highs in starts (15) and tackles (40) in 2013 with the Raiders and also matched his career best in sacks with 3.0.
  • Originally entered the NFL as the seventh-round pick (210th overall) of the Atlanta Falcons in the 2009 NFL Draft.

College:

Played four years at Georgia Tech, seeing action in 49 games (29 starts) ... Racked up 110 career tackles (69 solo), 13.0 sacks, four forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries ... A first-team All-ACC selection as a senior and a finalist for the 2008 Bednarik Award, presented annually to the nation’s top defensive player ... Also earned first-team All-ACC and third-team Associated Press All-American honors as a junior.

Personal:

  • Majored in management at Georgia Tech.
  • Attended Fort Mill High School in Fort Mill, S.C.
  • Recorded 17.5 sacks and 41 tackles for loss as a senior.
  • A member of the South Carolina’s Shrine Bowl team.
  • In 2010, he was part of a group of Falcon defensive linemen that treated children from the Atlanta Urban Ministries to a holiday shopping spree at WalMart.

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