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Crazy Canton Cuts: Walt Sweeney

Published by on May 2, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

Walt Sweeney
6'4" 256
Guard
San Diego Chargers
1963 - 1975
13 Seasons
181 Games Played
9 Pro Bowls


Walter Francis Sweeney was a first round draft pick of the San Diego Chargers in the 1963 American Football League draft. He was the second player picked overall.

The Cleveland Browns also drafted him in the 8th round, the 107th player picked overall, in the NFL.

Walt attended Syracuse University. Playing mostly Offensive Guard, Walt was a key member of the Orangemen's offensive line. He blocked for 1961 Heisman Trophy Winner Ernie Davis for two years. He also helped Syracuse win the 1961 Liberty Bowl Game.

He was recognized as one of the top player...

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