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Jaylen Walton

Jaylen  Walton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Ridgeway

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 172

Position:
RB

Experience:
3L

11/11/2016

FRIDAY FLASHBACK: No. 15 Texas A&M vs. No. 23 Ole Miss 2015

Landsharks Limit High-Scoring Aggies to 195 Yards, 3 Points

05/05/2016

Seven Former Rebels Sign NFL Deals

More Ole Miss Players Chase Pro Dreams after Five Draft Picks Last Week

03/25/2016

NFL Eyes Turn Toward Monday’s Ole Miss Pro Day

Both SEC Network and NFL Network Televising Workouts

01/14/2016

2015 Rebels Shatter School Records

Ole Miss Broke or Tied 64 Statistical School Records Among 2015 Achievements

11/21/2015

No. 22 Rebels Regain Magnolia Bowl Trophy in 38-17 Win Over No. 15 LSU

Rebels Secure Third Victory Against a Top-15 Team This Season

09/01/2012

Ole Miss vs. Central Arkansas (9/1/12)

Ole Miss vs. Central Arkansas (9/1/12)

CAREER: Holds school record with 2,036 career kick return yards ... Finished his career second in school history with 4,742 all-purpose yards, tied for sixth with 23 total touchdowns and ninth with 1,957 rushing yards.

2015: Ranked fifth among SEC players with 115.7 all-purpose yards per game and finished third with an average of 128.5 in league games ... Led team with 730 rushing yards and was second with five rushing touchdowns ... Added 23 catches for 164 yards and returned a team-high 27 kickoffs for 494 yards ... Had played in 44 straight games before missing his first career game (New Mexico State) due to an injured ankle ... Started 11 of 12 games in which he played ... Earned fourth letter ... vs. UT Martin (9/5/15): Rushed three times for 65 yards and a pair of TDs, caught one pass for 12 yards and returned a kick for 15 yards, in start ... vs. Fresno State (9/12/15): Rushed six times for 38 yards, caught two passes for 16 yards and returned a kick for 18 yards, in start ... at #2 Alabama (9/19/15): Accumulated 95 all-purpose yards (33 rushing, 2 receiving, 60 kick return) in start ... vs. Vanderbilt (9/26/15): Had a career-high 215 all-purpose yards (133 rushing, 1 receiving, 81 kick return), notching his third career 100-yard rushing game and a rushing TD, in start ... at #23 Florida (10/3/15): Rushed nine times for 23 yards, caught two passes for 18 yards and returned two kicks for 38 yards, in start ... at #22 Memphis (10/17/15): Rushed seven times for a team-high 39 yards and returned two kicks for 23 yards in start ... vs. #15 Texas A&M (10/24/15): Rushed a career-high 22 times for 97 yards and added two catches for 20 yards in start ... at Auburn (10/31/15): Amassed 125 all-purpose yards (78 rushing, 47 receiving) on 20 carries and three catches, in start ... vs. Arkansas (11/7/15): Amassed 201 all-purpose yards (76 rushing, 17 receiving, 108 kick return) and scored a rushing TD in start ... vs. #15 LSU (11/21/15): Rushed five times for 15 yards and a TD, caught a pass for -1 yard and returned three kicks for 46 yards, in start ... at #21 Mississippi State (11/28/15): Accounted for 136 all-purpose yards (93 rushing, 34 receiving, 9 kick return) ... Sugar Bowl vs. #16 Oklahoma State (1/1/16): Started at RB and rushed eight times for 40 yards, made one catch for -2 yards and returned four kicks for a season-high 96 yards ... Paul Hornung Award preseason watch list.

Spring 2015: Ran five times for -4 yards and completed a 66-yard TD pass in the Grove Bowl.

2014: Led team with 586 rushing yards (106 carries), 1,176 all-purpose yards and seven total touchdowns (five rushing, two receiving) ... Started every game at running back and also returned kicks ... Ranked 14th in SEC with 90.5 all-purpose ypg ... Totaled 19 catches for 206 yards and 18 kick returns for a 21.3-yard average ... Earned third letter ... vs. Boise State (8/28/14): Caught three passes for 51 yards, while rushing four times for -3 yards ... at Vanderbilt (9/6/14): Rushed eight times for a team-high 35 yards and a TD ... vs. UL-Lafayette (9/13/14): Had seven carries for a team-high 89 yards and a TD, while catching two balls for 48 yards and another TD ... vs. Memphis (9/27/14): Rushed for a game-high 78 yards and a TD on 10 carries, had two catches for 9 yards an a kick return for 22 yards ... vs. #1 Alabama (10/4/14): Caught the game-winning TD from 10 yards out (with 2:54 left in the game), rushed 11 times for 39 yards and had a 39-yard kick return ... at #14 Texas A&M (10/11/14): Toted the rock nine times for 49 yards and had a 40-yard kick return ... vs. Tennessee (10/18/14): Had 100 all-purpose yards (60 rush, 39 kick return, 1 receiving) and a rushing TD ... at #23 LSU (10/25/14): Had 12 rushes for 29 yards, four catches for 41 yards and returned two kicks for 36 yards ... vs. #3 Auburn (11/1/14): Had six rushes for 22 yards, returned two kicks for 32 yards and caught a pass for a 1-yard loss ... vs. Presbyterian (11/8/14): Returned one kick for 23 yards ... at Arkansas (11/22/14): Had seven carries for 37 yards and returned two kicks for 40 yards ... vs. #4 Mississippi State (11/29/14): Had a career day with 203 all-purpose yards and 148 rushing yards on 14 carries, including a highlight-reel 91-yard touchdown run that is the third-longest play from scrimmage in school history ... Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl vs. #6 TCU (12/31/14): One catch for 5 yards, eight rushes for 3 yards and four kick returns for 78 yards.

2013: Played in every game with seven starts at running back ... Also served as the team’s primary kick returner ... Rushed 113 times for 523 yards (second on team) and six TDs (tied for team lead) ... Caught 29 passes (fourth on team) for 322 yards (fifth on team) and two TDs ... Returned 25 kicks for 515 yards (20.6 average) ... Led team with eight total TDs ... Ranked 12th in the SEC with 104.0 all-purpose ypg ... Ninth in the SEC with an average of 111.8 all-purpose yards in league games ... Earned second letter ... at Vanderbilt (8/29/13): Had two carries for 6 yards and one kick return for 14 yards ... vs. Southeast Missouri (9/7/13): Rushed a career-high 10 times for 34 yards and returned a kick for 5 yards ... at Texas (9/14/13): Ran the ball eight times for 37 yards with his second career rushing TD ... Also returned a kick for 18 yards ... at #1 Alabama (9/28/13): Made his first career start, rushing twice for 4 yards and returning two kicks for 32 yards ... at Auburn (10/5/13): Ran five times for 7 yards, caught two passes for 10 yards and returned two kicks for 45 yards ... vs. #9 Texas A&M (10/12/13): Totaled 184 all-purpose yards ... Rushed seven times for a team-high 41 yards, caught three passes for a career-high 61 yards and returned three kicks for 82 yards ... vs. #6 LSU (10/19/13): In his second career start, set career highs with 106 rush yards, two rushing TDs and 192 all-purpose yards (adding three catches for 24 yards and three kick returns for 62 yards) ... Named honorable mention All-Purpose Performer of the Week by CFPA ... vs. Idaho (10/26/13): Rushed 11 times for 86 yards and two TDs in start, while returning two kicks for 35 yards ... vs. Arkansas (11/9/13): Piled up 173 all-purpose yards (8 rushing, career-high 86 receiving, 79 kick return) and had a career-high five catches ... Named honorable mention All-Purpose Performer of the Week by CFPA ... vs. Troy (11/16/13): Piled up 143 all-purpose yards (62 rushing, 81 receiving) with two total TDs in start ... vs. #8 Missouri (11/23/13): Recorded 128 all-purpose yards (42 rushing, 42 receiving, 44 kick return) in start ... at Mississippi State (11/28/13): Rushed 10 times for 37 yards, caught a career-high six passes for 15 yards and returned three kicks for 55 yards in start ... Music City Bowl vs. Georgia Tech (12/30/13): Rushed for 53 yards on 16 carries, caught two passes for 3 yards and returned three kicks for 44 yards in start ... Named preseason All-SEC fourth team by Phil Steele as a kick returner ... Listed on the CFPA Kickoff Returner Trophy preseason watch list.

2012: SEC All-Freshman team (ESPN.com) ... Played in every game as the team’s primary kick returner and at RB ... Returned 26 kicks for 643 yards and a touchdown ... Rushed for 118 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries and caught three passes for 57 yards and another TD ... Ranked 4th in the SEC and 33rd in the NCAA with a 24.7-yard kick return average ... Scored a touchdown in each of his first three college outings ... Earned first letter ... vs. Central Arkansas (9/1): Rushed twice for nine yards, including a TD, in his college debut ... Scored on a 10-yard run the first time he touched the ball in a college game ... vs. UTEP (9/8): Rushed three times for 26 yards and caught a 51-yard TD pass from Bo Wallace ... vs. #12 Texas (9/15): Recorded the fifth 100-yard kick return for a TD in school history ... Also rushed once for two yards ... at Tulane (9/22): Rushed three times for 10 yards ... at #1 Alabama (9/29): Rushed once for 4 yards, made one catch for 5 yards and returned one kick for 15 yards ... vs. Texas A&M (10/6): Returned four kicks for an average of 15.3 yards ... vs. Auburn (10/13): Ran twice for 16 yards and returned a kick for 25 yards ... at Arkansas (10/27): Returned two kicks for an average of 37.0 yards ... at #6 Georgia (11/3): Caught one pass for a yard, rushed once for a loss of five yards and returned a kick for 20 yards ... vs. Vanderbilt (11/10): Returned two kicks for 64 yards and a long of 44 yards ... at #7 LSU (11/17): Returned five kicks for 73 yards with a long of 27 yards ... vs. #24 Mississippi State (11/24): Returned four kicks for 84 yards with a long of 30 ... BBVA Compass Bowl vs. Pitt (1/5): Rushed 10 times for a season-high 56 yards and returned two kicks for 83 yards (long of 49) ... Member of the 2012 signing class.

HIGH SCHOOL: The Commercial Appeal Class 5A Player of the Year ... A SuperPrep All-Region selection and rated the No. 18 player in Tennessee ... Earned Class 5A All-State honors from the Tennessee Sports Writers Association as a senior ... Listed No. 106 on the Mobile Press-Register Super Southeast 120 ... Rated the No. 8 all-purpose RB in the nation and the No. 12 player in the state by Rivals.com ... Rated the No. 56 RB in the nation by Scout.com ... Rushed for 2,584 yards and 33 TDs as a senior ... Posted more than 2,200 yards rushing and 38 TDs as a junior ... Helped lead his team to a 9-4 record and the quarterfinals in the Class 5A playoffs his senior year ... Played in the Memphis All-Star Classic ... Coached in high school by Duron Sutton.

PERSONAL: Son of John and Reasia Walton ... Full name is Jaylen Marcellus Walton ... Born: Jan. 21, 1994 ... Business management major ... Made U.M.A.A. Honor Roll for Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014 and Fall 2014 ... Made SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll in 2012-13.

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