- Category : 1966-births
- Type : GE
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Planning 4
American football player, a quarterback originally drafted by the Dallas Cowboys on July 7, 1989 after being picked in the first round of the NFL supplemental draft. He signed his contract on July 29, 1989.
Walsh has had an inconsistent and varied career. In the ten year span from 1989-1999 he has played for six different teams. He was traded to New Orleans on September 25, 1990, where he did not get much playing time. He was granted Free Agency on March 1, 1993 and signed again by the Saints on July 15, 1993. When he was released by the Saints on 4/23/1994, he was signed by the Chicago Bears three days later. He was granted unconditional Free Agency on February 17, 1995 and signed again with the Bears on April 17, 1995. Granted Free Agency again on February 16, 1996, he ws signed by the St. Louis Rams on April 10, 1996. Walsh was chosen as starting QB for the Rams 1996 season but was benched in favor of Tony Banks on September 23, 1996. His best stas are from the 1994 season with Chicago. He is 6'3" and 205 lbs.
Walsh attended the University of Miami, where he led the team to a national championship after winning 23 of the 24 games that he started. His performance earned him All-American honors and the title of Player of the Year from "Football News."