Tim Walton (American football)

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Tim Walton
New York Giants
Position: Cornerbacks coach
Personal information
Born: (1971-03-11) March 11, 1971 (age 47)
Columbus, Georgia
Career information
College: Ohio State
Career history
As coach:

Tim Walton (born March 11, 1971) is an American football coach who is the secondary/cornerbacks coach for the New York Giants and is the former defensive coordinator for the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Ohio State.

Walton was hired by the St. Louis Rams as defensive coordinator on February 12, 2013.[1] Before that, Walton had served four years as secondary coach for the Detroit Lions under head coach Jim Schwartz. On January 29, 2014, the Rams announced they would not be renewing Walton's contract with the team. The Rams quickly hired Gregg Williams, a former Jeff Fisher assistant in Tennessee, to take Walton's place. [2]

Walton was the secondary coach under head coach Nick Saban when the Louisiana State Tigers won the BCS National Champsionhip in 2003.

On January 15, 2015, The New York Giants announced they hired Walton as their secondary/cornerbacks coach.[3]


  1. ^ Sources: Tim Walton to be Rams' DC. Espn.go.com (2013-02-12). Retrieved on 2014-01-31.
  2. ^ http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/06/23/cortland-finnegan-i-still-have-the-skills-i-just-have-to-prove-it/
  3. ^ http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Steve-Spagnuolo-named-Defensive-Coordinator-Tim-Walton-new-CB-Coach/d59915a2-eae5-45d8-b9a4-b65c353da07b/

External links

  • New York Giants profile
  • Detroit Lions bio
  • Memphis Tigers bio

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