After transferring from Arizona State following his freshman year, Walton was a three-year letterwinner for the Bears from 2007-2009. During his career, he earned All-Big 12 Conference and AP First-Team All-American honors, and he was a finalist for the coveted Rimington Trophy, awarded to the nation’s most outstanding offensive center. As a senior, Walton recorded 112 knockdowns in 12 games, averaging more than 9 knockdowns per game.
Following his senior year, Walton was among the nation’s top players to receive an invitation to the Senior Bowl All-Star game and the East West Shrine All-Star Classic. In the spring of 2010, the Denver Broncos selected Walton in the 3rd Round of the NFL Draft. He spent six seasons in the NFL, before concluding his pro career with the San Diego Chargers.
Walton currently serves as the offensive line coach at Frisco Centennial High School. He and his wife Katie and son Jase live in Prosper, Texas.
We hope you will join us on Saturday to welcome back 2017 Baylor Football Legend, J. D. Walton!
2017 Baylor Football Legends
Sept. 2 vs. Liberty – Michael McFarland, Defensive Back #33, 1989-92
Sept. 9 vs. UTSA – 2017 Southwest Conference Hall of Fame Inductees
Sept. 23 vs. Oklahoma – J.D. Walton, Offensive Line #55, 2007-09
Oct. 28 vs. Texas – David Mims, Running Back, #5, 1989-92
Nov. 18 vs. Iowa State – John Adickes, Offensive Line #51, 1983-86
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