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Herschel Walker

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3, 1962
Wrightsville, GA
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3, 1962 (age 58)
Wrightsville, GA


Heisman-winning running back for the University of Georgia who became a 2-time Pro Bowl selection in the NFL. He compiled 8,225 rushing yards and 5,859 receiving yards during his NFL career.

Before Fame

He did 5,000 push-ups a day in high school.


He was involved in a trade in 1989 that became known as The Great Train Robbery, setting the record for most players traded in the history of the NFL with 18.

Family Life

He had a son, Christian, with Cindy DeAngelis Walker, whom he was married to from 1983-2002.

Associated With

He began his NFL career with the Dallas Cowboys and then rejoined the team for his final two seasons in1996 and 1997, while legendary running back Emmitt Smith was leading the Dallas offense.