Sharks add Veteran Ken Walton to Roster
Say what you want about the National Arena League, The Jacksonville Sharks are NOT sitting down and waiting on anyone. The Sharks announced today that they have signed Defensive Back Ken Walton to the roster for 2018.
Walton (6’2”, 195) joins Sharks after spending the 2017 season with the Wichita Falls Nighthawks. During his time with the Nighthawks he played in seven games completing 27 tackles, averaging 3.9 a game and caught one interception. In 2016, he played for the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks where he landed 25 tackles, nine pass breakups and tied for first on the team with nine interceptions. Walton also helped the Steelhawks to a 8-2 record and a playoff berth in the PIFL. Walton began his rookie season after an open tryout with the Nashville Venom of the PIFL in 2015.
Walton spent his college career at Itawamba Community College in Fulton, Mississippi after transferring from Cumberland College.
Walton is a native of Lebanon, Tennessee and was a star high school football and basketball player at Lebanon High School. His senior year he played in 11 games at receiver and defensive completing 61 tackles, three interceptions as well as gaining five receptions for 102 yards and one touchdown on offense.