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Doak Walker

Ewell Doak Walker II

Position: HB-DB
Height: 5-11    Weight: 173 lbs.

Born: January 1, 1927 in Dallas, TX
Died: September 27, 1998 in Steamboat Springs, CO
High School: Highland Park
College: SMU   (school history)    (Walker college stats)
Drafted by the New York Bulldogs in the 1st round (3rd overall) of the 1949 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14418th overall since 1950)
5-time Pro Bowler & 4-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1986, finalist in 1972, 1973, 1974, 1976

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Doak Walker 1953 Touchdown Log

1953 Touchdown Log: Regular Season · Playoffs

5 Touchdowns

3 Receiving, 2 Rushing, 3 Go-Ahead, Long of 83 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Lions5
Giants2
Bears1
Packers1
Steelers1
Road4
Home1
Sunday5
2nd2
3rd2
4th1
3 or fewer yards1
4-9 yards1
30 or more yards3
Bobby Layne2
Bob Hoernschemeyer1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1953-09-27 DET PIT W 38-21 3 Receiving 8 Bob Hoernschemeyer Lead 24-14 Lead 31-14
2 8 1953-11-15 DET @ GNB W 14-7 2 Receiving 83 Bobby Layne* Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
3 9 1953-11-22 DET @ CHI W 20-16 4 Rushing 2 Trail 13-16 Lead 20-16*
4 12 1953-12-13 DET @ NYG W 27-16 2 Receiving 34 Bobby Layne* Tied 7-7 Lead 14-7*
5 12 1953-12-13 DET @ NYG W 27-16 3 Rushing 50 Lead 14-7 Lead 20-7

Playoffs

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 13 1953-12-27 DET CLE W 17-16 1 Rushing 1 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*