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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 3 March 1962Wrightsville, Georgia, USA
Birth NameHerschel Junior Walker
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Herschel Walker was born on March 3, 1962 in Wrightsville, Georgia, USA as Herschel Junior Walker. He is known for his work on The Apprentice (2004), Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off (2012) and NFL Monday Night Football (1970). He was previously married to Cindy DeAngelis.

Spouse (1)

Cindy DeAngelis (31 March 1983 - 2002) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (9)

While at the University of Georgia he won the 1982 Heisman Memorial Trophy Award for Outstanding College Football Player of the United States.
Holds the all-time professional football record for rushing yards gained in a season, gaining 2,411 yards in 1985 with the USFL's New Jersey Generals.
Led the University of Georgia to an undefeated season and the national championship in 1980 and was the MVP in the 1981 Sugar Bowl, rushing for 150 yards on 36 carries and scoring two touchdowns in a 17-10 win over Notre Dame. Walker played almost the entire game with a separated left shoulder.
Led NFL in total yards from scrimmage in 1987 with 1,606, 891 yards rushing, 715 yards receiving.
Professional football career: New Jersey Generals (USFL), 1983-1985, Dallas Cowboys (NFL), 1986-1989, Minnesota Vikings, 1989 (traded in mid-season)-1991, Philadelphia Eagles, 1992-1994, New York Giants, 1995, back to Dallas, 1996-1997.
Ranks 31st on NFL All-Time Rushing Attempts List (1,954).
Ranks 32nd on NFL All-Time Rushing Yardage List (8,225).
Tied for 35th with O.J. Simpson on NFL All-Time Rushing Touchdowns List (61).
Owns several companies under the name "Renaissance Man International".

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