Herschel Walker Speaker Profile
Retired Running Back for the Dallas Cowboys
Herschel Walker Biography
Herschel Walker was born March 3, 1962 and is a former professionalfootball player and a mixed martial artist. He played college football for theUniversity of Georgia, was a three-time All-American, and won the 1982 HeismanTrophy. Walker began his professional football career with the New JerseyGenerals of the United States Football League (USFL), before joining the DallasCowboys of the National Football League (NFL). In the NFL, he also played forthe Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants. He was inductedinto the College Football Hall of Fame in 1999.
Walker rushed for 5,562 yards in his USFL career. His combined rushing numbersfor the USFL and the NFL (13,787 yards) would place him 5th All-Time on theNFL's career rushing list. In 12 NFL seasons, Walker gained 8,225 rushingyards, 4,859 receiving yards, and 5,084 kickoff-return yards. This gave him18,168 total combined net yards, ranking him second among the NFL's all-timeleaders in total yardage at the time of his retirement; as of the start of the2007 NFL season, ten years after his retirement, he still ranks eighth. He alsoscored 84 touchdowns: 61 rushing, 21 receiving and two kick off returns for touchdowns.Walker is the only other player besides Derrick Mason to have 10,000+ yardsfrom scrimmage and 5,000+ return yards (all of which were on kickoff returns).
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Posted on 8 December 2015 | 3:03 am
NFL star Herschel Walker spoke at this year’s East House Hope & Recovery luncheon that happened on September 29th at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center in Rochester, New York. The event was a fundraiser to raise money to support East House’s programs and services and also highlights issues to the greater community about those who suffer with mental illness...[Read More]
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 3:33 pm
Former NFL running back, Herschel Walker, has been named the keynote speaker for the 2014 Discovering the Future Gala on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. Hosted by CenterPointe, the gala will be held at the Pershing Center in Lincoln, Nebraska. Walker won the Heisman Trophy in 1982 and enjoyed a successful professional football career with the Dallas Cowboys, Minnesota Vikings,...[Read More]
Posted on 30 June 2014 | 7:18 pm
Heisman Trophy winner Herschel Walker served as the keynote speaker at the Charlotte Touchdown Club luncheon in Charlotte, North Carolina on Thursday, June 26. In addition to speaking to the crowd, Walker also took the time to sign dozens of replica helmets, jerseys and posters prior to the event which were auctioned off to benefit the Charlotte Touchdown Club. As one of the most...[Read More]
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