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    David Marucco on 01/14/2017 at 11:00 AM
    Walt Corey, Derry, PA.

    Walt Corey
    No. 56
    Position: Linebacker
    Personal information
    Date of birth: May 9, 1938 (age 78)
    Place of birth: Latrobe, Pennsylvania
    Career information
    High school: Derry Area (PA)
    College: Miami (FL)
    Undrafted: 1960
    Career history
    As player:
    Dallas Texans (19601962)
    Kansas City Chiefs (19631966)
    As coach:
    Kansas City Chiefs (LB, 19721977)
    Kansas City Chiefs (DL, 19781980, 19831985)
    Kansas City Chiefs (DB, 19811982)
    Kansas City Chiefs (DC/LB, 1986)
    Buffalo Bills (DC/LB, 19871994)
    New Orleans Saints (DL, 19971999)
    Memphis Maniax (DC/LB, 2000)
    Career highlights and awards
    2x AFL Champion, (1962, 1966)
    AFL All-Star, (1963)
    Career NFL statistics
    Games played: 69
    Interceptions: 4
    Player stats at NFL.com
    Walter Martin Corey (born May 9, 1938) is a former American football player and coach. He played college football for the University of Miami.

    In 1960, Corey came to the American Football League's Dallas Texans as an undrafted linebacker. He went on to star for the Texans and the Kansas City Chiefs, with whom he was an AFL All-Star in 1963.

    Corey later held assistant coaching positions with several teams, including the Buffalo Bills from 1987 to 1994 under head coach Marv Levy. Corey was Buffalo's defensive coordinator for Buffalo's four consecutive AFC Championship teams from 1990 to 1993. He was also the defensive line coach in New Orleans during the Mike Ditka era, from 1997 to 1999. He was defensive coordinator and linebackers coach of the Memphis Maniax of the XFL.[1][2]