Jaylen Walton
Jaylen  Walton


Memphis, Tenn.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 172




No. 3 Ole Miss Outlasts Vanderbilt

Walton Runs for 133 Yards, One Score


No. 15 Ole Miss Routs UT Martin In Season Opener

Ten Different Rebels Score TDs


2015 Ole Miss Football Preseason Honors

Ubiquitous Rebel Presence in Preseason Magazine, Website Lists


Preseason Report 08.18: Physical Practice Midway Through Camp

Ole Miss Continues Camp in Preparation for 2015 Season


Blue Defeats Red in Regions Bank Grove Bowl

Scrimmage Caps Spring Football Practice Season


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

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

Named to the Paul Hornung Award preseason watch list.

CAREER: Holds school record with 1,542 career kick return yards entering his senior year ... Ranks sixth in school history with 3,354 career all-purpose yards.

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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