Doak Walker

Doak Walker

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Ewell Doak Walker, Jr. (January 1, 1927 - September 27, 1998) was an American football player who is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He was a teammate of Bobby Layne in high school and the NFL. Walker was born in Dallas, Texas and attended Highland Park High School in Dallas where he was a multi-sport athlete. He and future college and National Football League star Bobby Layne played together on the Highland Park football team. Walker attended Southern Methodist University (SMU), where he played running back, defensive back, and place kicker. He also threw and caught passes, punted, and returned kicks. He was an All-American and in 1948 won the Heisman Trophy as the best college football player in the nation, as a junior. Walker's impact on SMU and football in the Dallas area led to the Cotton Bowl being referred to as "The House That Doak Built."show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Duct Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134910503
  • 9786134910507