Doak Walker


Born: 1/1/1927 in Dallas, Texas, USA
Died: 9/27/1998
Age: 71
Cause of death: paralysis from a skiing accident.

Full name: Ewell Doak Walker Jr.
Noted For: halfback, Detroit Lions (1950-55). Heisman Trophy winner (1948, SMU); five-time Pro Bowl player; inspired the Doak Walker Award to the top college running back; enshrined in the football Hall of Fame (1986).

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