Jaylen Walton
Jaylen Walton

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Ridgeway

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 166

Position:
RB

Experience:
2L


09/18/2014

Committee of Running Backs

Walton, Mathers, Dodson, Wilkins Share the Load

09/13/2014

Postgame Notes: Ole Miss vs. Louisiana-Lafayette

09/13/2014

Rebels Cruise To 56-15 Win Over Louisiana-Lafayette

Ole Miss Wins Home Opener, Moves to 3-0 on the Year

09/06/2014

No. 15 Ole Miss Thumps Vanderbilt 41-3

Rebels Start 1-0 in SEC Play

07/30/2014

Rebels Reel in Preseason Honors

Ole Miss Players Well Represented on Preseason Awards Lists

09/01/2012

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

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

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 to the quarterfinals in the Class 5A playoffs his senior year ... Participated 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 and Spring 2014 ... Made SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll in 2012-13.

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