Herschel Walker wins coaches poll for top college football player ever

Former Georgia great Herschel Walker was voted the greatest college football player of all time in ESPN’s weekly coaches poll.

Walker edged out another running back, Ohio State’s Archie Griffin, for top honors. Finishing third through fifth were running backs Barry Sanders of Oklahoma State, Bo Jackson of Auburn and Earl Campbell of Texas.

Florida quarterback Tim Tebow, who was the youngest player to receive a vote, was sixth.

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