Don’t Forget Herschel Walker

June 4, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The legacy of Herschel Walker needs remembered.  The powerful running back dominated at every level, and should be considered for the NFL Hall of Fame. During the Dallas Cowboy dynasty of the '90s, he was often referred to as the reason for success of the Cowboys.

After two Pro Bowl seasons, Walker was traded to Minnesota for a total of 11 players, including future draft picks Emmit Smith, Russell Maryland, Kevin Smith, and Darren Woodson. Walker retired in 1997 and recently won his first MMA fight over Greg Nagy by way of TKO. 

The former NFL, USFL, and Heisman winner didn't touch a free weight until reaching the professional ranks.  His daily routine included 2,000 push-ups, 3,000 sit-ups, 1,500 pull-ups, 1,000 dips, calisthenics, and martial arts training.  According to Walker, he claimed to sleep only four hours each night.
During his freshman season, Walker helped the Georgia Bulldogs to an undefeated season...

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