Dolphins' Mark Walton goes from 'down low' and in 'desperate times' to first NFL start

Miami Herald
Dolphins' Mark Walton goes from 'down low' and in 'desperate times' to first NFL start
Dolphins' Mark Walton goes from 'down low' and in 'desperate times' to first NFL start

It has been a long six months for Mark Walton. Released by the Cincinnati Bengals in April after three arrests this year — legal issues that would ultimately be resolved. Making his way to his hometown Miami Dolphins one month later on a tryout basis — and ultimately landing a coveted roster spot. Facing an uphill battle to impress a new coaching staff, prove his worth and show he can contribute on game day. It all culminated for Walton on Sunday against the Washington Redskins, when the 22-year-old Miami native, Booker T. Washington High alum and former Miami Hurricanes standout earned his first career NFL start. “I just thank God for that situation,” Walton said. “I was down low. I'm back in

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