Walter Bender (Canadian football)

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Walter Bender
No. 32
Born: (1961-09-08) September 8, 1961 (age 62)
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Career information
CFL statusAmerican
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight195 lb (88 kg)
CollegeKent State
Career history
As player
19841986Toronto Argonauts
1986Hamilton Tiger-Cats
1987Saskatchewan Roughriders
1988Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Career highlights and awards
CFL East All-Star1986

Walter Bender (born September 8, 1961) is a former American football running back who played five seasons in the Canadian Football League (CFL) with the Toronto Argonauts, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Saskatchewan Roughriders and Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He played college football at Kent State University.

Professional career[edit]

Toronto Argonauts[edit]

Bender was signed by the Toronto Argonauts in 1984 and played for the team from 1984 to 1985.[1][2] He was released by the team on June 21, 1986.[1]

Hamilton Tiger-Cats[edit]

Bender signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and played for them during the 1986 season, winning the 74th Grey Cup.[1] He also earned CFL East All-Star honors after recording 618 yards on 8 rushing touchdowns in twelve games.[1]

Saskatchewan Roughriders[edit]

Bender played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 1987.[2]

Winnipeg Blue Bombers[edit]

Bender played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 1988, winning the 76th Grey Cup.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d "Walter Bender". Archived from the original on May 13, 2015. Retrieved May 12, 2015.
  2. ^ a b c "Walter Bender". Retrieved May 12, 2015.

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