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Herschel Walker

Herschel Junior Walker (twitter: @HerschelWalker)

Position: RB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 225 lbs.

Born: March 3, 1962 in Wrightsville, GA
High School: Johnson Co.
College: Georgia   (school history)    (Walker college stats)
Drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the 5th round (114th overall) of the 1985 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 79 (361st overall since 1950)
2-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 16, 2014 1:25PM
All-Time Rank: #334. Don Meredith… #335. London Fletcher… #336. Dick Anderson… #337. HERSCHEL WALKER… #338. Bill Willis… #339. Ron McDole… #340. Kevin Williams… 

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb AV
1986 24 DAL rb 34 16 9 151 737 12 84 4.9 46.1 9.4 76 837 11.0 2 84 4.8 52.3 1574 14 5 12
1987* 25 DAL RB 34 12 11 209 891 7 60 4.3 74.3 17.4 60 715 11.9 1 44 5.0 59.6 1606 8 4 13
1988* 26 DAL RB 34 16 16 361 1514 5 38 4.2 94.6 22.6 53 505 9.5 2 50 3.3 31.6 2019 7 6 12
1989 27 2TM 16 14 250 915 7 47 3.7 57.2 15.6 40 423 10.6 2 52 2.5 26.4 1338 9 7 10
MIN RB 34 11 9 169 669 5 47 4.0 60.8 15.4 18 162 9.0 1 24 1.6 14.7 831 6 5 7
DAL rb 34 5 5 81 246 2 20 3.0 49.2 16.2 22 261 11.9 1 52 4.4 52.2 507 3 2 3
1990 28 MIN KR/RB 34 16 16 184 770 5 58 4.2 48.1 11.5 35 315 9.0 4 32 2.2 19.7 1085 9 4 8
1991 29 MIN RB 34 15 15 198 825 10 71 4.2 55.0 13.2 33 204 6.2 0 19 2.2 13.6 1029 10 2 8
1992 30 PHI RB 34 16 16 267 1070 8 38 4.0 66.9 16.7 38 278 7.3 2 41 2.4 17.4 1348 10 6 12
1993 31 PHI RB 34 16 16 174 746 1 35 4.3 46.6 10.9 75 610 8.1 3 55 4.7 38.1 1356 4 3 10
1994 32 PHI KR/RB 34 16 14 113 528 5 91 4.7 33.0 7.1 50 500 10.0 2 93 3.1 31.3 1028 7 4 8
1995 33 NYG KR 34 16 3 31 126 0 36 4.1 7.9 1.9 31 234 7.5 1 34 1.9 14.6 360 1 0 3
1996 34 DAL KR 34 16 1 10 83 1 39 8.3 5.2 0.6 7 89 12.7 0 24 0.4 5.6 172 1 0 1
1997 35 DAL fb/KR 34 16 6 6 20 0 11 3.3 1.3 0.4 14 149 10.6 2 64 0.9 9.3 169 2 0 1
Career 187 137 1954 8225 61 91 4.2 44.0 10.4 512 4859 9.5 21 93 2.7 26.0 13084 82 41 98
6 yrs DAL 81 48 818 3491 27 84 4.3 43.1 10.1 232 2556 11.0 8 84 2.9 31.6 6047 35 17 42
3 yrs MIN 42 40 551 2264 20 71 4.1 53.9 13.1 86 681 7.9 5 32 2.0 16.2 2945 25 11 23
3 yrs PHI 48 46 554 2344 14 91 4.2 48.8 11.5 163 1388 8.5 7 93 3.4 28.9 3732 21 13 30
1 yr NYG 16 3 31 126 0 36 4.1 7.9 1.9 31 234 7.5 1 34 1.9 14.6 360 1 0 3

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1989 27 2TM 16 14 13 374 1 93 28.8 1712
MIN RB 34 11 9 13 374 1 93 28.8 1205
1990 28 MIN KR/RB 34 16 16 44 966 0 64 22.0 2051
1991 29 MIN RB 34 15 15 5 83 0 21 16.6 1112
1992 30 PHI RB 34 16 16 3 69 0 34 23.0 1417
1993 31 PHI RB 34 16 16 11 184 0 30 16.7 1540
1994 32 PHI KR/RB 34 16 14 21 581 1 94 27.7 1609
1995 33 NYG KR 34 16 3 41 881 0 67 21.5 1241
1996 34 DAL KR 34 16 1 27 779 0 89 28.9 951
1997 35 DAL fb/KR 34 16 6 50 1167 0 49 23.3 1336
Career 187 137 215 5084 2 94 23.6 18168
6 yrs DAL 81 48 77 1946 0 89 25.3 7993
3 yrs MIN 42 40 62 1423 1 93 23.0 4368
3 yrs PHI 48 46 35 834 1 94 23.8 4566
1 yr NYG 16 3 41 881 0 67 21.5 1241

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
1986 24 DAL rb 34 16 9 0 5 2 0 0
1987* 25 DAL RB 34 12 11 0 4 1 0 0
1988* 26 DAL RB 34 16 16 0 6 3 0 0
1989 27 2TM 16 14 0 7 0 0 0
MIN RB 34 11 9 0 5 0 0 0
DAL rb 34 5 5 0 2 0 0 0
1990 28 MIN KR/RB 34 16 16 0 4 0 0 0
1991 29 MIN RB 34 15 15 0 2 1 0 0
1992 30 PHI RB 34 16 16 0 6 2 0 0
1993 31 PHI RB 34 16 16 0 3 2 0 0
1994 32 PHI KR/RB 34 16 14 0 4 1 0 0
1996 34 DAL KR 34 16 1 0 0 1 0 0
1997 35 DAL fb/KR 34 16 6 0 0 2 0 0
Career 187 137 0 41 15 0 0
6 yrs DAL 81 48 0 17 9 0 0
3 yrs MIN 42 40 0 11 1 0 0
3 yrs PHI 48 46 0 13 5 0 0
1 yr NYG 16 3

Passing

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
1990 28 MIN KR/RB 34 16 16 1 2 50.0 12 0 0.0 0 0.0 12 6.0 6.0 12.0 0.8 68.7 0 0 6.00 6.00 0.0
1992 30 PHI RB 34 16 16 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
1993 31 PHI RB 34 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 5 -5.00 -5.00 100.0
Career 187 137 1 3 33.3 12 0 0.0 0 0.0 12 4.0 4.0 12.0 0.1 46.5 1 5 1.75 1.75 25.0
6 yrs DAL 81 48 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
3 yrs MIN 42 40 1 2 50.0 12 0 0.0 0 0.0 12 6.0 6.0 12.0 0.3 68.7 0 0 6.00 6.00 0.0
3 yrs PHI 48 46 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 1 5 -2.50 -2.50 50.0
1 yr NYG 16 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0

Comeback and game-winning drive numbers are based on research by Scott Kacsmar, as described in parts I, II, and III on the blog.

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1986 24 DAL rb 34 16 9 12 2 14 84
1987* 25 DAL RB 34 12 11 7 1 8 48
1988* 26 DAL RB 34 16 16 5 2 7 42
1989 27 2TM 16 14 7 2 1 10 60
MIN RB 34 11 9 5 1 1 7 42
DAL rb 34 5 5 2 1 3 18
1990 28 MIN KR/RB 34 16 16 5 4 9 54
1991 29 MIN RB 34 15 15 10 10 60
1992 30 PHI RB 34 16 16 8 2 10 60
1993 31 PHI RB 34 16 16 1 3 4 24
1994 32 PHI KR/RB 34 16 14 5 2 1 8 48
1995 33 NYG KR 34 16 3 1 1 6
1996 34 DAL KR 34 16 1 1 1 6
1997 35 DAL fb/KR 34 16 6 2 2 12
Career 187 137 61 21 2 84 504
6 yrs DAL 81 48 27 8 35 210
3 yrs MIN 42 40 20 5 1 26 156
3 yrs PHI 48 46 14 7 1 22 132
1 yr NYG 16 3 1 1 6

Similar Players

NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Ottis Anderson, Eddie George, John Brockington, Alan Ameche, Curtis Martin*, Maurice Jones-Drew, Domanick Williams, Cookie Gilchrist, Earl Campbell*, Mike Thomas
4 Curtis Martin*, Maurice Jones-Drew, Eddie George, Joe Cribbs, Ottis Anderson, Matt Forte, John Brockington, Earl Campbell*, James Jones, Warrick Dunn
5 Ottis Anderson, Boyd Dowler, Alan Ameche, Matt Forte, Terry Metcalf, Altie Taylor, Earl Campbell*, Adrian Peterson, Rodney Hampton, Red Phillips
6 Rodney Hampton, Ottis Anderson, Corey Dillon, Altie Taylor, Curtis Martin*, John Riggins*, Ken Willard, Sam Cunningham, Neal Anderson, Boyd Dowler
7 Eddie George, Warrick Dunn, Earl Campbell*, Ken Willard, Franco Harris*, Altie Taylor, Floyd Little*, Boyd Dowler, Frank Gifford*, Mike Garrett
8 Frank Gifford*, Eddie George, Warrick Dunn, Floyd Little*, John Williams, Boyd Dowler, Earnest Byner, Tommy McDonald*, Donny Anderson, Corey Dillon
9 Frank Gifford*, Earnest Byner, Tommy McDonald*, Boyd Dowler, Eddie George, John Williams, Floyd Little*, John Riggins*, Warrick Dunn, Frank Gore
10 Tommy McDonald*, Earnest Byner, Frank Gifford*, John Williams, Corey Dillon, Ollie Matson*, Boyd Dowler, Jerome Bettis, Ray Renfro, Warrick Dunn
11 Frank Gifford*, Tommy McDonald*, Earnest Byner, Ray Renfro, John Riggins*, Pete Retzlaff, John Williams, Boyd Dowler, Corey Dillon, Ollie Matson*
12 Earnest Byner, Tommy McDonald*, Ray Renfro, John Riggins*, Pete Retzlaff, John Williams, Ottis Anderson, Frank Gifford*, Boyd Dowler, Corey Dillon
Career Earnest Byner, Ottis Anderson, Corey Dillon, John Williams, Eddie George, Fred Taylor, Floyd Little*, Larry Csonka*, John Riggins*, Jim Taylor*

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams

Fantasy

Year Age G FantPos FantPt VBD PosRank OvRank
1986 24 16 RB 241 104 4 8
1987 25 12 RB 209 136 2 3
1988 26 16 RB 244 104 3 4
1990 28 16 RB 163 35 14 32
1991 29 15 RB 163 42 8 30
1992 30 16 RB 195 85 10 16
1993 31 16 RB 160 46 12 26
1994 32 16 RB 145 17 21 57
1997 35 16 RB 29 75
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