Talk:Doak Walker

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Videogame Appearence[edit]

You know that Doak Walker appears in the Madden NFL Football 07 videogame series? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 164.106.73.244 (talk) 17:24, 27 November 2007 (UTC)

Greenville High school in '40-41[edit]

It is unlikely that Walker was attending Greenville High School, or any high school in 1940-1941 school year. He would have been 13 at the beginning of that school year, not turning 14 until second semester, making him a year younger than most high school freshmen. Also, Walker was awarded the Heisman in 1948 during his junior year [1] and the Heisman is awarded in December, so that would make Walker's junior year of college be 1948-1949, which would make his freshman year of high school be 1942-1943. He would have had to start high school early and THEN be held back in high school for 2 years or have delayed his college enrollment for 2 years (no mention of WWII service in his bio) for this to be true. Mmyers1976 (talk) 20:18, 18 March 2009 (UTC)

Also . . .[edit]

Highland Park High School in Dallas

You guys do know that Highland Park H.S. is not in Dallas? It's in Highland Park, which is a completely separate city with its own municipal government. It's like saying Long Beach is in Los Angeles. Granted, more people have heard of Dallas than of Highland Park, but still. . . . --Michael K SmithTalk 20:34, 6 May 2012 (UTC)

NFL retirement[edit]

So why did he retire so early?108.203.77.186 (talk) 10:08, 21 September 2013 (UTC)

All-SWC Selection in Baseball[edit]

I think it's worth mentioning that along with winning the Heisman in 1948 and lettering in baseball for the Mustangs, Walker also made the All-SWC baseball team as a utility player/outfielder. Neal Farmer has it logged in the appendices of his book on Southwest Conference baseball: Southwest Conference Baseball's Greatest Hits. BZA99 (talk) 00:13, 26 September 2013 (UTC)