Name: Walter White
Position: Tight End
How Acquired: Waivers (Pittsburgh)
Career: 1975 – 1979
Birth Date: July 19, 1951
Birth Place: Charlottesville, Virginia
Employer: Commerce Bank
Walter was a third round draft choice by Pittsburgh in 1975 and the Chiefs were lucky to claim him off the waivers that same year. In his debut as a Chief against the Denver Broncos, his first catch was a 69 yard touchdown pass from Mike Livingston. Following his rookie year, Walter was awarded the Mack Lee Hill Award by his teammates. He went on to have a great career with over 160 receptions and a 14.9 yard average gain. He led the team in receiving in 1977.
While in college, Walter played two years for the Maryland Terrapins as both a tight end & a wide receiver. He finished his collegiate career as the third leading receiver in school history, with 61 catches for 1,036 yards (a 17.0 yard average) and nine touchdowns.
Walter has just been elected as Vice President of Commerce Bank’s Investment Group and is honored for his involvement with numerous charitable ventures. Walter served as president of the Ambassadors for 1989 – 1998.