Field Level Media
25 Aug 2021, 07:19 GMT+10
Former University of Georgia, USFL and NFL prima moving backmost Herschel Walker filed to participate the U.S. Senate contention successful Georgia arsenic a Republican, aggregate reports said Tuesday.
The erstwhile Heisman Trophy victor supported erstwhile President Donald Trump, and Trump successful crook publically encouraged Walker to tally successful Georgia against Rev. Raphael Warnock, who won a spot successful 2020.
Walker lives successful Texas, but helium registered to ballot successful Georgia earlier this month, signaling his volition to run.
The 59-year-old began his nonrecreational vocation successful the now-defunct USFL for the Trump-owned New Jersey Generals. He racked up 61 full touchdowns successful 3 seasons for the Generals earlier making the leap to the NFL.
In 12 NFL seasons with the Dallas Cowboys, Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants, Walker amassed 13,084 yards from scrimmage and 82 full touchdowns successful 187 games (137 starts).
He won the Heisman successful 1982 and was inducted to the College Football Hall of Fame successful 1999 for his vocation with the Bulldogs.
Walker has ne'er held governmental bureau but has endorsed Republican candidates before. He volition person to look from the superior to gain the party's information to tally against Warnock successful 2022.
--Field Level Media