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Bengals agree to terms with Perry

GEORGETOWN, Ky., Aug. 10 (UPI) -- First-round selection Chris Perry and the Cincinnati Bengals agreed Tuesday to terms on a contract.

COL FB: USC 28, Michigan 14

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Matt Leinart accounted for four touchdowns Thursday to give USC a 28-14 Rose Bowl win over Michigan and a likely share of the national title.

College football awards list

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 11 (UPI) -- List of college football awards presented Thursday night:

Heisman finalists all win awards

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 11 (UPI) -- All four Heisman Trophy finalists picked up a trophy Thursday night at the annual College Football Awards show.

Kevin Jones to declare for NFL Draft

BLACKSBURG, Va., Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Star running back Kevin Jones of Virginia Tech Wednesday confirmed his plans to enter the NFL Draft and skip his senior season in 2004.

Doak Walker finalists named

DALLAS, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Chris Perry of Michigan, the only senior, is among the finalists for the Doak Walker Award as the nation's top running back.

Bills sign Willis McGahee

BUFFALO, N.Y., Aug. 12 (UPI) -- The Buffalo Bills have agreed to terms with running back Willis McGahee, leaving quarterback Byron Leftwich as the only unsigned first-round draft choice.

McGahee goes in Round 1 despite injury

NEW YORK, April 26 (UPI) -- Injury or no injury, Willis McGahee had just too much talent for the Buffalo Bills to ignore.

NFL Draft Capsules -- Running Backs

NFL Draft Player Capsules -- Running Backs
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NFL releases list of draft eligibles

NEW YORK, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- The National Football League has announced the names of 45 players who have been granted special eligibility for the 2003 NFL Draft on April 26-27.

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Chris Brown to enter draft

BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Confident that he will be at least a second-round pick, Colorado tailback Chris Brown announced Friday he would bypass his senior season and enter the NFL Draft

McGahee begins rehab

MIAMI, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Star running back Willis McGahee of Miami has left the hospital after major knee surgery.
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Ewell Doak Walker, Jr. (January 1, 1927 – September 27, 1998) was an American football player who is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

He was born in Dallas, Texas and attended Highland Park High School in Dallas where he was a multi-sport athlete. He also attended Greenville High in Hunt County, TX in 1940-41. Both he and future college and National Football League star Bobby Layne were on the Highland Park football team.

Walker attended Southern Methodist University (SMU), where he played running back, defensive back, and place kicker. He also threw and caught passes, punted, and returned kicks. He was an All-American and in 1948 won the Heisman Trophy as the best college football player in the nation, as a junior. Walker's impact on SMU and football in the Dallas area led to the Cotton Bowl being referred to as "The House That Doak Built." Walker was also a member of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity and lettered on the SMU basketball and baseball teams. In 2007, he was ranked #4 on ESPN's list of the top 25 players In college football history.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Doak Walker."
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