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J.D. Walton
C #50
Height:
6-3
Weight:
305
College:
Baylor
Experience:
4
Offensive Line
YearTeamGGS
TOTAL 52 52
2014 NYG 16 16
2013 WAS 0 0
2013 DEN 0 0
2012 DEN 4 4
2011 DEN 16 16
2010 DEN 16 16

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Bio

WALTON AT A GLANCE:
• A fourth-year center who started 36 consecutive games to begin his career before being placed on injured reserve (ankle) four games into the 2012 season.
• Opened 32 regular-season games during his first two seasons as one of just three offensive linemen who entered the NFL in 2010 to accomplish that feat.
• Played every snap for the Broncos in 2011 and helped the team lead the NFL with a franchise-record 2,632 rushing yards.
• Started all 16 games as a rookie in 2010 as just the fifth offensive lineman (only center) in franchise history to achieve that mark.
• Allowed only three sacks in 619 pass plays while missing just one snap during his rookie campaign.
• Started 36 games in three seasons at Baylor University, where he was credited with allowing only three sacks in 721 pass plays during his final two years.
• Honored as a first-team All-American during his final season at Baylor in 2009, becoming the school’s first offensive or defensive player to achieve that status in 18 years.
• Selected by the Broncos in the third round (80th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.

WALTON AT A GLANCE:
• A fourth-year center who started 36 consecutive games to begin his career before being placed on injured reserve (ankle) four games into the 2012 season.
• Opened 32 regular-season games during his first two seasons as one of just three offensive linemen who entered the NFL in 2010 to accomplish that feat.
• Played every snap for the Broncos in 2011 and helped the team lead the NFL with a franchise-record 2,632 rushing yards.
• Started all 16 games as a rookie in 2010 as just the fifth offensive lineman (only center) in franchise history to achieve that mark.
• Allowed only three sacks in 619 pass plays while missing just one snap during his rookie campaign.
• Started 36 games in three seasons at Baylor University, where he was credited with allowing only three sacks in 721 pass plays during his final two years.
• Honored as a first-team All-American during his final season at Baylor in 2009, becoming the school’s first offensive or defensive player to achieve that status in 18 years.
• Selected by the Broncos in the third round (80th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Denver as a draft choice 6/17/10; Placed on injured reserve (ankle) 10/1/12.

2012: Walton started the Broncos first four games of the season, before suffering an ankle injury vs. Oak. (9/30)... Placed on injured reserve on Oct. 1.

2011: Walton started all 16 regular-season games for the second consecutive season to begin his career and helped the Broncos set a team record with 164.5 rushing yards per game to lead the NFL... Started both of Denver’s postseason games.

2010:
Selected by the Broncos in the third round (80th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft, Walton started all 16 games to become the first rookie center in franchise history to accomplish that feat and just the fifth offensive lineman overall... Missed just one snap the entire season and joined four other rookie NFL offensive linemen as 16-game starters in 2010... Credited with allowing only three sacks in 619 pass plays that he participated in.

COLLEGE:
Walton started all 36 games played in three seasons at Baylor University, where he earned first-team All-America honors as a senior to become the school’s first offensive or defensive player in 18 seasons to achieve that distinction... Named one of six finalists for the Rimington Trophy (nation’s best center) in 2009 and was named to the Big 12 Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll for the third consecutive year... Recorded 291 career knockdown/key blocks and allowed just three sacks in 721 pass plays during his final two seasons... Transferred to Baylor from Arizona State University, where he redshirted as a true freshman in 2005.

PERSONAL: Walton was a first-team All-District 9-5A and all-county selection as a senior at Allen High School in Allen, Texas, where he posted 79 pancake blocks during his final prep season... Majored in speech communications at Baylor... Justin Daniel Walton was born on March 24, 1987, in Lawton, Okla.

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