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Herschel Walker

Date of birth
Mar 03, 1962

Ht: 6'1"Wt: 225 lbs.

Birthplace
Wrightsville, GA

Hometown
Wrightsville, GA

College
University of Georgia

High school
Johnson County

Summary
Herschel Junior Walker (born March 3, 1962 in Wrightsville, Georgia) is a former American football running back in the United States Football League for the New Jersey Generals and in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys, Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles, and the New York Giants...
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Awards

Heisman Trophy
NCAA D-I FBS

1982

Maxwell Award
NCAA D-I FBS

1982

Walter Camp Award
NCAA D-I FBS

1982

NCAA D-I FBS Champion (AP)
Georgia Bulldogs Football
1980

NCAA D-I FBS Champion (USA Today Coach's Poll)
Georgia Bulldogs Football
1980

Playing career
Dallas CowboysRunning Back
1986: 151 carries for 737 yards and 12 TDs. 76 receptions for 837 yards and 2 TDs 1987: 209 carries for 891 yards and 7 TDs. 60 receptions for 715 yards... View more

New York GiantsRunning Back
31 carries for 126 yards. 31 receptions for 234 yards and 1 TD

1992: 267 carries for 1070 yards and 8 TDs. 38 receptions for 278 yards and 2 TDs 1993: 174 carries for 746 yards and 1 TD. 75 receptions for 610 yards... View more

Placed 7th in the two-man bobsleigh

Minnesota VikingsRunning Back
1989: 169 carries for 669 yards and 5 TDs. 18 receptions for 162 yards and 1 TD 1990: 184 carries for 770 yards and 5 TDs. 35 receptions for 315 yards and... View more

Two-time All American sprinter who was ranked in the top 5 nationally in the 60 yard dash.

1980, 1981, & 1982 All-American 1980, 1981, & 1982 SEC Player of the Year 1980, 1981, & 1982 All-SEC 1980: 1616 rushing yards. 1981: ... View more

Trivia
  • Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1999
  • Named to the 50th Anniversary All-SEC Team in 1982
  • Rushed for 5562 yards on 1143 carries in his USFL career for the New Jersey Generals from 1983-1985.
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Where are they now?
  • Walker is signed to the US MMA orginazation, Strikeforce. Jan 26, 2010

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DeMarco Murray Holds Dallas Cowboys' Success in His Hands – a Fan’s Take (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Heading into the 2012 NFL off-season, the Dallas Cowboys have a lot of areas to work on, from the defensive secondary to both the defensive and offensive lines. However, one area they no longer need help at all is at the running back position.
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80UTvsGa09...Georgia freshman running back (34) Herschel Walker looks for running room against Tennessee after taking handoff from quarterback Buck Belue in their game in Knoxville. Walker didn't start his first college game, but scored two touchdowns in the...
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Clemson Football Accomplishments in 2011
The 2011 Clemson football team won the program's first ACC Championship in 20 years, and earned the school's first appearance in a BCS bowl in 30 years. The Tigers won 10 games, the most for the program in 21 years, including all seven games at home at...
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Jerry Jones Won’t Give Up General Manager Role – a Fan’s Take (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Fans all over the Internet are yelling for Dallas Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones to give up his general manager role. Those fans can keep slamming their heads on their desks and fingers on their keyboards because Jones said he will not give up his position on the...
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Alabama BCS National Championship Game Notes
The Alabama Crimson Tide will face the LSU Tigers in the 2012 BCS National Championship Game on Monday, January 9, 2012, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, La. The Tide will be making its second appearance in the BCS National Championship Game,...
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Remembering the Dallas 1989 Upset Over Washington: A Fan’s Take (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
It is one of the best times of the year for Dallas Cowboys fans. The Cowboys head to Maryland to battle their most hated rival, the Washington Redskins. What makes the Nov. 20 game even better is that the Redskins are in the middle of a free fall.
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Doug Flutie & Herschel Walker - 1985
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