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Ewell Doak Walker, Jr.

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Birthplace: Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, United States
Death: September 27, 1998 (71)
Steamboat Springs, Routt County, Colorado, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Ewell Doak Walker, Sr. and Emma Evelyn Walker
Husband of Skeeter Werner Walker

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About Doak Walker

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doak_Walker

Ewell Doak Walker, Jr. (January 1, 1927 – September 27, 1998) was an American football player. He played college football as a halfback at Southern Methodist University (SMU), where he won the Heisman Trophy in 1948. Walker then played professionally in the in the National Football League (NFL) with the Detroit Lions for six seasons, from 1950 to 1955. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1959 and the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1986. The Doak Walker Award, awarded annually since 1990 to the top running back in college football, is named after him.

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Doak Walker's Timeline

1927
January 1, 1927
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, United States
1998
September 27, 1998
Age 71
Steamboat Springs, Routt County, Colorado, United States