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Langston Walker biography

Date of birth : 1979-09-03
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Oakland, California
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-01-13
Credited as : Football player NFL, tackle for the Oakland raiders, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Langston Walker is an American football offensive tackle for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League.

2008: Started all 16 games for the Buffalo Bills... (9/7) vs. SEA: Helped contribute to a Bills 34-10 win over the Seattle Seahawks on opening day... Part of an offensive line that allowed only 1 sack... Provided protection for QB Trent Edwards who threw for 215 yards and opened up running lanes for RB Marshawn Lynch and Fred Jackson who combined for over 100 yards... (9/14) @ JAX: Key contributor to offensive unit that scored 10 points in the fourth quarter for a come from behind victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars 20-16... (9/21) vs. OAK: Part of a Bills offense that gained 378 total yards and scored 17 points in the fourth quarter to upend the Raiders and remain undefeated... (9/28) @ STL: Blocked for RBs Marshawn Lynch and Fred Jackson who combined for over 100 yards and a touchdown... Effectively blocked Rams pass rush in order for QB Trent Edwards to hit WR Lee Evans for a 39-yard touchdown pass... Part of an offensive unit that scored 31 points... (10/5) @ AZ: Blocked for QB J.P. Losman’s 87-yard touchdown pass to WR Lee Evans... Created a hole for Losman’s two-yard touchdown run... (10/19) vs. SD: Part of an offensive line that did not allow a sack... Opened up key hole for RB Marshawn Lynch’s nine-yard touchdown run... (10/26) @ MIA: Blocked for RB Marshawn Lynch and Fred Jackson who combined for over 100 yards and a touchdown... Created a hole for Lynch’s eight-yard touchdown... (11/2) NYJ: Provided protection for QB Trent Edward who had 289 yards passing including a nine-yard touchdown pass to TE Derek Fine... (11/9) @ NE: Gave QB Trent Edwards time to hit WR James Hardy for a 14-yard touchdown... (11/17) vs. CLE: Part of an offensive line that didn’t allow a sack... Created running lanes for RB Marshawn Lynch who rushed for 119 yards, including a 28-yard run... (11/23) @ KC: Part of an offensive line that didn’t allow a sack for the second straight game... Provided protection for QB Trent Edwards who threw for 273 yards and two touchdowns... Key part of offensive unit for Buffalo that had five touchdown drives, 27 first downs, and 444 yards of total offense... (11/30) vs. SF: Opened up running lanes for RB Marshawn Lynch who rushed for 134 yards, including a 50-yard run... (12/7) vs. MIA: Helped offensive unit drive down the field in the first quarter to set up K Rian Lindell’s 40-yard field goal... (12/14) @ NYJ: Opened holes for RB Marshawn Lynch who rushed for 127 yards... Part of an offensive unit that had 23 first downs and three touchdown scoring drives... (12/21) @ DEN: Part of an offensive line that allowed only one sack... Blocked for RBs Marshawn Lynch and Fred Jackson who each had a touchdown run... (12/28) vs. NE: Provided key blocks for RB Fred Jackson, who rushed for 136 yards... 2007: Made Buffalo Bills debut and started all 16 games at right tackle... Part of offensive line that allowed only 26 sacks, the fewest allowed by a Buffalo team since the statistic became official in 1982...(9/9) vs. DEN: Created holes for RB Marshawn Lynch who ran for 90 yards, including a 23-yard touchdown run... (9/16) @ PIT: Crucial part of offensive line that helped QB J.P. Losman and RB Marshawn Lynch run for over 100 yards combined... (9/23) @ NE: Blocked for an eight-yard touchdown run by RB Marshawn Lynch... (9/30) vs. NYJ: Provided protection for QB Trent Edwards who had 234 passing yards and a touchdown... Helped Bills compile over 300 yards of total offense... (10/8) vs. DAL: Gave QB Trent Edwards time to complete passes to eight different receivers... (10/21) vs. BAL: Helped open up key holes for the Buffalo running game that over 100 yards rushing... Instrumental in RB Marshawn Lynch’s one yard touchdown run... (10/28) @ NYJ: Part of an offensive line that allowed only 1 sack... Gave QB Losman time to complete an 85-yard touchdown pass to WR Lee Evans... (11/4) vs. CIN: Contributed to an offensive line that did not allow a sack…Helped J.P. Losman pass for 295 yards and a touchdown and Marshawn Lynch rush for 153 yards and a touchdown... (11/11) @ MIA: Part of an offensive line that opened up a key hole for Marshawn Lynch’s game-winning three-yard touchdown run… (11/18) vs. NE: Gave time for J.P. Losman to find Roscoe Parrish for a 47-yard touchdown pass…(11/25) @ JAX: Part of an offensive line that allowed only one sack…(12/2) @ WAS: Part of an offensive line that did not allow a sack...Helped provide time for QB Trent Edwards to throw for 257 yards…(12/9) vs. MIA: Part of an offensive line that did not allow a sack for the second consecutive game…Provided pass protection for Trent Edwards who threw for four touchdowns. Created running room for Marshawn Lynch and Fred Jackson who each surpassed the 100 yard rushing mark…(12/16) @ CLE: Part of an offensive line that did not allow a sack for the third consecutive game, a first-time accomplishment for the franchise since the statistic was created in 1982…(12/23) vs. NYG: Key part of offensive line that allowed Trent Edwards to throw for two touchdowns and Marshawn Lynch and Fred Jackson to combine for over 100 yards and a touchdown…(12/30) @ PHI: Part of an offensive line that did not allow a sack…That was the fourth time in five games the offensive line achieved that feat. Created a big hole on Marshawn Lynch’s 56-yard run…2006: (9/11) vs. SD: Started on the offensive line that helped to create running lanes for four different Raider rushers that amassed 87 yards rushing…(9/17) @ BAL: Made second consecutive start on the offensive line…(10/1) vs. Browns: Part of the offensive line that helped RB LaMont Jordan rush for 128 total yards, including a 59-yard touchdown run…(10/8) @ SF: Contributed to an impressive performance by the offensive line in which only one sack was allowed. Helped block for LaMont Jordan and Justin Fargas who combined for 134 rushing yards…(10/15) @ DEN: Gave time for Andrew Walter’s 51-yard completion to WR Randy Moss…(10/22) vs. AZ: Provided protection for Andrew Walter who threw for 263 yards including a 32-yard touchdown pass to Moss…(10/29) vs. PIT: Made 7th consecutive start on the offensive line…(11/6) @ SEA: Provided key protection in passing game, allowing Randy Moss to catch six passes for 76 yards… (11/12) vs. DEN: Provided key block on one-yard touchdown run by RB LaMont Jordan…(11/19) @ KC: Key part of offensive line that helped the Raiders amass 134 yards on the ground…(11/26) @ SD: Played essential role in two Raider goal line touchdowns, a one-yard rush by ReShard Lee and a two-yard completion to John Madsen…(12/3) vs. HOU: Helped to create key holes for the Raider running game which had a total of 113 yards and a touchdown…(12/10) @ CIN: Started on the offensive line helping QB Aaron Brooks pass for 199 yards and a touchdown…(12/17) vs. STL: Made 14th consecutive start on the offensive line… (12/24) vs. KC: Part of the offensive line that helped Justin Fargas rush for 90 yards…(12/31) @ NYJ: Made 16th consecutive start on the offensive line…2005: Started the first six games of the year at LG before missing the remainder of the season due to a stomach injury…Blocked two kicks, pushing his career total to five…(9/8) @ NE: Started at LG and helped the team gain over 350 yards of total offense…Recorded his fourth career blocked kick in the third quarter when he swatted away a New England extra point attempt…(9/18) vs. KC: Started at LG, aiding an offensive line that helped the team gain over 300 yards of total offense…Also played on special teams…Recorded his second blocked kick in as many games in the third quarter when he got a hand on a 46-yard field goal attempt by Kansas City K…(9/25) @ PHI: Started at LG, contributing to an offensive line that allowed QB Kerry Collins to throw for over 300 yards and two touchdowns... ......Also played on special teams......... (10/2) vs. DAL: Started at LG as part of an offensive line that allowed Jordan to rush for over 120 yards…(10/16) vs. SD: Started at LG as part of an offensive line that allowed the team to amass over 300 yards of total offense…(10/23) vs. BUF: Started at LG as part of an offensive line that allowed RB LaMont Jordan to rush for over 100 yards and three touchdowns…Also played on special teams…Inactive for the next five weeks after undergoing emergency surgery for internal injuries in his abdomen... Placed on Injured Reserve (12/2)…2004: Played in all 16 games with one start…Blocked three kicks, including one in the last minute at Denver (11/28) to preserve a Raider victory…Named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his efforts…(9/12) @ PIT: Started at RT in the season opener, helping QB Rich Gannon pass for 305 yards…(11/21) vs. SD: Played on special teams and blocked an extra point attempt in the first quarter…(11/28) @ DEN: Named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for blocking field goal attempt with 31 seconds left in the game…(12/5) vs. KC: Played on special teams…(12/12) @ ATL: Played on special teams…(12/19) vs. TEN: Played on special teams…(12/25) @ KC: Played at RT and on special teams…Recorded his thirds blocked kick of the season in the first quarter when he knocked down a Kansas City 43-yard field goal attempt…2003: Saw action in all 16 games, starting eight at RT and LG…(9/7) @ TEN: Played as an extra TE…(9/14) vs. CIN: Played on special teams…(9/22) @ DEN: Played at RT and as an extra TE…(9/28) vs. SD: Started for the first time of the season at RT, helping the offense tally over 420 yards of offense…(10/5) @ CHI: Started at RT…(10/12) @ CLE: Started at RT…(10/20) vs. KC: Started at RT…(11/2) @ DET: Started at RT…(11/9) vs. NYJ: Played at RT, helping the team rush for 169 yards…(11/16) vs. MIN: Played at RT, helping the team rush for 169 yards…(11/23) @ KC: Played as an extra TE and on special teams…(11/30) vs. DEN: Played on offense as an extra TE…(12/7) @ PIT: Played as an extra TE and on special teams…(12/14) vs. BAL: Started at TE in goal line package…Played on special teams…(12/22) vs. GB: Started at LG for the first time in his career…(12/28) @ SD: Started at RT…2002: Selected 57th overall in 2002 Draft…Suited up for all 16 league games paying in 11 and starting two games at OT…Saw action for the first time in pro career against Seattle (9/8) in the season opener…First NFL start was at Buffalo (10/6) at RT in place of Lincoln Kennedy, helping the team rush for 142 yards…His second start of the season was against San Diego (10/20), part of line that blocked for a 360-plus yard passing performance…Also saw action at TE during the season in running situations…Member of an offense that ranked first in the NFL in total offense (6,237), passing offense (4,475), total yards per game (389.8), passing net yards per game (279.7), total first downs (366) and first downs per game (22.9)…(9/8) vs. SEA: Saw first action as a Raider, playing on special teams…(9/15) @ PIT: played on special teams…(9/29) vs. TEN: Played on special teams…(10/6 @ BUF: Made the first start of his career at RT, helping the team rush for 142 yards and pass for over 350 yards…(10/13) @ STL: Played on special teams…(10/20) vs. SD: Made his second start of the season at LT and helped the team pass for over 300 yards for the sixth straight game…(11/3) vs. SF: Played on special teams and at LT in the fourth quarter…(11/11) @ DEN: Played on special teams…(11/17) vs. NE: Suited up, but did not play…(11/24) @ AZ: Suited up but did not play…(12/2) vs. NJY: Suited up, but did not play…(12/8) @ SD: Suited up but did not play…(12/15) @ MIA: Suited up, but did not play…(12/22) vs. DEN: Saw action as an extra TE in short yardage situations…(12/28) vs. KC: Played at RT in the second half, helping the team rush for a season-high 280 yards on 60 carries, second-most in team history…Also played on special teams…Postseason: Played in all three playoff games…(1/12/03) vs. NYJ: Played as an extra TE in AFC Divisional Playoff Game, helping the team rush for 127 yards and pass for over 280…Also palyed on special teams…(1/19/03) vs. TEN: Played as an extra TE in AFC Championship Game, helping the team pass for over 285 yards…Also played on special teams…Super Bowl XXXVII (1/26/03) vs. TB: Saw action playing as an extra TE and on special teams.

COLLEGE:
Four-year starter at Cal at OT…Registered a career-high 86 key blocks/knockdowns while helping the Bears average 349.6 yards per game as a senior in 2001…Collected 10 knockdowns vs. Oregon State and had a season-high 14 knockdowns vs. Arizona…Started the first four games at LT in 2000 and averaged eight knockdowns per game before suffering season-ending ankle injury…Posted 14 knockdowns against Utah as the team totaled 329 yards…In 1999, started all 11 games at OT, beginning the season at RT, then making the move to LT for the rest of the season…Registered 68 key blocks/knockdowns as the offense gained 2,759 yards…As a redshirt freshman in 1998, moved into the starting lineup in the second game of the season vs. Nebraska, staying there the rest of the way…Finished with 66 key blocks/knockdowns as the Bears averaged 213.1 yards per game passing…Earned bachelor’s degree in Economics in 2004.

PERSONAL:
Born in Oakland and attended Bishop O’Dowd High School in hometown and elected into the Bishop O’Dowd Hall of Fame in 2008... All-state OL helping the team to a 21-3 record in his final two seasons... Also played on defense as lineman.


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