ORCHARD PARK, NY (WKBW) -- The Buffalo Bills today announced that the team has signed free agent RB Walter Mendenhall.
Mendenhall was released by the Indianapolis Colts prior to the 2009 season after joining the team on August 22. The 6-0, 227-pound Illinois State product originally entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2009.
Mendenhall rushed for 796 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior at Illinois State in 2008. Mendenhall earned Academic All-Big Ten honors in two of his three years at Illinois before transferring to Illinois State.