30 Herschel Walker Quotes From The Former NFL Player

Herschel Walker is a former American football star, bobsledder, and mixed martial artist known for his exceptional athleticism and versatility in various sports. His work ethic, commitment to excellence, and love for America have inspired millions. Here are the best Herschel Walker quotes that will inspire you to pursue your dreams and reach greater heights.

Born on March 3, 1962, in Wrightsville, Georgia, Walker attended Johnson County High School, where he played football and competed in track. He led his football and track teams to state championships.

After graduating from school, Walker became a football legend during his college career at the University of Georgia. He helped the Bulldogs team win the 1980 national championship and the 1982 Heisman Trophy as the best player in college football.

His success during his college days paved the way for a professional football career, where he played in the United States Football League (USFL) and the National Football League (NFL).

Throughout his career, Walker received many awards including the Maxwell Award, two consecutive Pro Bowl, and second-team All-Pro honors. He was also inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1999.

Beyond football, Walker has been involved in various business ventures. He also served as a co-chair on the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition under President Donald Trump.

Walker launched his first political campaign in the 2022 United States Senate election in Georgia. He won the Republican nomination but faced a defeat in the runoff election against the incumbent Democrat Raphael Warnock.

Herschel Walker’s journey from a small town in Georgia to achieving great heights in athletics is a symbol of resilience and dedication to excellence.

Here are some inspirational Herschel Walker quotes about life, success, and football that will give you the much-needed motivation to go all out and achieve your dreams.

Top 10 Herschel Walker Quotes

  1. “As long as you give it 110% you are going to succeed.” — Herschel Walker

    Herschel Walker Quotes
    Herschel Walker Quotes
  2. “I never get tired of running. The ball ain’t that heavy.” — Herschel Walker
  3. “Eat what you want to eat, but just be willing to pay the price.” — Herschel Walker 

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    Quotes By Herschel Walker
  4. “If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat.” — Herschel Walker   

    Best Herschel Walker Quotes
    Best Herschel Walker Quotes
  5. “I believe in reducing insulin…but at the same time, you gotta eat right.” — Herschel Walker
  6. “My God given talent is my ability to stick with training longer than anybody else.” — Herschel Walker 

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    Famous Quotes From Herschel Walker
  7. “SUCCESS is being able to come home, lay your head on the pillow and SLEEP in PEACE.” — Herschel Walker      

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    Herschel Walker Best Quotes
  8. “When I feel good about myself, things start happening for myself. When you look up, you go up.” — Herschel Walker
  9. “Strive to be the very best you can be. Run the race against yourself and not the guy in the other lane.” — Herschel Walker
  10. “If you dedicate yourself to something, you can achieve it. It’s simple, but it’s true, and your age is just an excuse.” — Herschel Walker

Best Herschel Walker Quotes

  1. “We have the DNA of our Lord Jesus Christ.” — Herschel Walker
  2. “I’m like Ricky Bobby – I don’t come to lose.” — Herschel Walker
  3. “As a born-again Christian, I believe God actively and directly influences me to action.” — Herschel Walker
  4. “I wish they would see the real person in me. One day, they will know I’m not here for the show. ” — Herschel Walker
  5. “When I started out as a little kid, I didn’t say ‘I just want to run football.’ I wanted to be a great athlete.” — Herschel Walker
  6. “Let’s not push it under the rug, or push it to the side because, no matter what, it’s going to keep coming up.” — Herschel Walker
  7. “My message is, you can accomplish anything, not just on the athletic field, if you’re willing to work and pay the price.” — Herschel Walker
  8. “Believing that no one is better than the other. You know, I grew up in the South. My senior year there was a very big racial tension.” — Herschel Walker
  9. “People say that numbers don’t lie. I agree, but only because numbers don’t tell you much of anything—fact or fiction—about a person.” — Herschel Walker
  10. “That person has to be accountable for himself. I think that what we have to do in society today is to be accountable for yourself.” — Herschel Walker

Inspirational Herschel Walker Quotes

  1. “You know, if you never deal with that dirt up under the carpet, it’s going to get larger and larger, and it’s going to keep coming up.” — Herschel Walker
  2. “I always said I wanted to be a great athlete, ever since I was an overweight little kid. I just love competing in any kind of athletics.” — Herschel Walker
  3. “I do this ‘Walker shake.’ You got to get knocked down many times, shake it off. Life is about ups and downs, and you got to keep standing up.” — Herschel Walker
  4. “Coming from a small town it was tough to dream big. When I grew up in a small town in Georgia, my biggest dream was one day to be able to go to Atlanta.” — Herschel Walker
  5. “My mind do shine. My heart is so kind. But that they can not see because all they see is the outside of me. Who I am, what I do is only the reaction I get from you.” — Herschel Walker

More Herschel Walker Quotes

  1. “If I had to come up with something that just came to me, I think growing up in a small town, I want knowledge. I still think today, knowledge is one of the keys.” — Herschel Walker
  2. “I see so many people who don’t want to try, and I say ‘I don’t care what I ever do, I never give up at anything anymore.’ I don’t care what it is, you’ll never see me give up.” — Herschel Walker
  3. Success is just being happy. And I try so many different things. I do a lot of different things. Because I think God has helped me to love myself. I know who God is, and I love God.” — Herschel Walker
  4. “The hardest thing I had to overcome in life? I think racism. That’s so difficult because I don’t think anyone can ever understand it. It’s not that people don’t want to understand it, but they don’t want to touch it.” — Herschel Walker
  5. “Growing up, I started developing confidence in what I felt. My parents helped me to believe in myself. I wasn’t the best-looking guy, I wasn’t the best athlete in the world, but they made me feel good about myself.” — Herschel Walker

More About Herschel Walker

Herschel Junior Walker is an American former football running back who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 12 seasons.

Throughout his USFL career, Walker had 5,562 rushing yards on 1,143 carries with 61 touchdowns, averaging 4.87 yards and in his NFL career, he achieved 8,225 rushing yards and 4,859 receiving yards, averaging 4.2 yards.

He is even considered to be the greatest college football player of all time by some people. Although he is considered a controversial politician due to his outspoken statements, but no one can deny that he’s a great sportsman.

Walker has inspired millions of people, especially footballers and people who love football, with his determination, resilience, and hard work.


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