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Herschel Walker wins Heisman Trophy

By Compiled From Wire Service Dispatches With Analysis From Monitor Correspondents Around The World, Edited By Anne Collier / December 6, 1982



New York

Herschel Walker, a running-back for the University of Georgia football team, was awarded the Heisman Trophy as the most outstanding college football player in the country.

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Walker, a junior who rushed at a world-class sprinter's speed for 15 touchdowns and gained an average of 159 yards per game, led Georgia to the only perfect record among major colleges this year.