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Herschel Walker

School: Georgia
Position: RB

Consensus All-American: 1980, 1981 and 1982
Heisman Voting: 3rd in 1980, 2nd in 1981 and 1st in 1982

Draft: 5th round, 114th overall of the 1985 NFL draft by the Dallas Cowboys

Rushing & Receiving

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Year School Conf Class Pos G Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1980 Georgia SEC RB 11 274 1616 5.9 15 7 70 10.0 0 281 1686 6.0 15
1981 Georgia SEC RB 11 385 1891 4.9 18 14 84 6.0 2 399 1975 4.9 20
1982 Georgia SEC RB 11 335 1752 5.2 16 5 89 17.8 1 340 1841 5.4 17
Career Georgia 994 5259 5.3 49 26 243 9.3 3 1020 5502 5.4 52

Kick & Punt Returns

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year School Conf Class Pos G Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1980 Georgia SEC RB 11 6 119 19.8 0
1981 Georgia SEC RB 11 6 92 15.3 0
1982 Georgia SEC RB 11 2 36 18.0 0
Career Georgia 14 247 17.6 0

Passing

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Passing
Year School Conf Class Pos G Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1980 Georgia SEC RB 11
1981 Georgia SEC RB 11 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0
1982 Georgia SEC RB 11
Career Georgia 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Awards and Honors
1980 Consensus All-America
1980 SEC Player of the Year
1981 Consensus All-America
1981 SEC Player of the Year
1982 Consensus All-America
1982 Heisman Memorial Trophy
1982 Maxwell Award
1982 SEC Player of the Year
1982 Walter Camp Player of the Year Award
Heisman Voting
1980 683 Points (3rd)
1981 1199 Points (2nd)
1982 1926 Points (1st)
Rush Attempts
1980 NCAA 274 (7th)
1980 SEC 274 (1st)
1981 NCAA 385 (2nd)
1981 SEC 385 (1st)
1982 NCAA 335 (2nd)
1982 SEC 335 (1st)
Career NCAA* 994 (16th)
Career SEC** 994 (1st)
* Since 1956
** Since 1956
Rushing Yards
1980 NCAA 1616 (3rd)
1980 SEC 1616 (1st)
1981 NCAA 1891 (2nd)
1981 SEC 1891 (1st)
1982 NCAA 1752 (2nd)
1982 SEC 1752 (1st)
Career NCAA* 5259 (12th)
Career SEC** 5259 (1st)
* Since 1956
** Since 1956
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1980 SEC 5.9 (1st)
1981 SEC 4.9 (4th)
1982 SEC 5.2 (9th)
Rushing Touchdowns
1980 NCAA 15 (3rd)
1980 SEC 15 (1st)
1981 NCAA 18 (3rd)
1981 SEC 18 (1st)
1982 NCAA 16 (4th)
1982 SEC 16 (1st)
Career SEC** 49 (2nd)
** Since 1956
Plays From Scrimmage
1980 NCAA 281 (8th)
1980 SEC 281 (1st)
1981 NCAA 399 (2nd)
1981 SEC 399 (1st)
1982 NCAA 340 (2nd)
1982 SEC 340 (1st)
Career NCAA* 1020 (24th)
Career SEC** 1020 (2nd)
* Since 1956
** Since 1956
Yards From Scrimmage
1980 NCAA 1686 (5th)
1980 SEC 1686 (1st)
1981 NCAA 1975 (2nd)
1981 SEC 1975 (1st)
1982 NCAA 1841 (2nd)
1982 SEC 1841 (1st)
Career SEC** 5502 (1st)
** Since 1956
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1980 NCAA 15 (3rd)
1980 SEC 15 (1st)
1981 NCAA 20 (2nd)
1981 SEC 20 (1st)
1982 NCAA 17 (3rd)
1982 SEC 17 (1st)
Career SEC** 52 (2nd)
** Since 1956
Total Plays
1980 SEC 274 (3rd)
1981 SEC 386 (2nd)
1982 SEC 335 (5th)
Total Yards
1980 SEC 1616 (2nd)
1981 SEC 1891 (2nd)
1982 SEC 1752 (8th)
Total Touchdowns
1980 SEC 15 (3rd)
1981 SEC 18 (1st)
1982 SEC 16 (3rd)