Walker Lee Ashley

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Walker Lee Ashley
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Personal information
Born: (1960-07-28) July 28, 1960 (age 59)
Bayonne, New Jersey
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:234 lb (106 kg)
Career information
High school:Jersey City (NJ) Snyder
College:Penn State
NFL Draft:1983 / Round: 3 / Pick: 73
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Fumble recoveries:1
Player stats at NFL.com

Walker Lee Ashley (born July 28, 1960) is a retired American football linebacker who played in the National Football League for the Minnesota Vikings and Kansas City Chiefs.

College career[edit]

Ashley was a member of the 1982 Penn State National Championship team and an All American defensive end.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Ashley played linebacker for the Minnesota Vikings from 1983–1988 and again in 1990 after a one-year stint with the Kansas City Chiefs in 1989.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Ashley was born in Bayonne, New Jersey.[2] Raised in Jersey City, New Jersey, Ashley attended Henry Snyder High School.[3]

His son, also Walker Lee Ashley, played football for the USC Trojans[4] for one season and left the program.


  1. ^ "Walker Lee Ashley Bio". Penn State Athletics. Retrieved August 5, 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Walker Lee Ashley, LB". National Football League. Retrieved August 5, 2014.
  3. ^ Staff. "Moments of Gridiron Greatness The history of football in Jersey City", The Hudson Reporter, October 14, 2007. Accessed July 23, 2019. "Jersey City native Walker Lee Ashley, a graduate of Snyder High School, went from leading Penn State to a national title in 1982 to a fine career in the NFL as a linebacker with the Minnesota Vikings and Kansas City Chiefs."
  4. ^ "Walker Lee Ashley Bio". USC Trojan Athletics. Retrieved August 5, 2014.