Former Heisman Trophy winner and NFL star Herschel Walker is operating away on the polls.
According to Max Greenwood of The Hill, Walker has “a wide, early lead in the GOP primary to take on Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) in Georgia next year, according to a poll that shows him dominating the rest of the field by a nearly 70-point margin.”
Per the ballot, carried out by the Trafalgar Group in Atlanta, Walker has the assist of 75.7 p.c of the seemingly Georgia Republican major voters. The next-closest GOP opponent is state ag commissioner Gary Black, is who at a measly 6.3 p.c.
“The poll suggests that Walker, a former running back at the University of Georgia who had a lengthy career in the NFL and has been touted by former President Trump, is by and large the favorite to challenge Warnock next year in one of the closest-watched and most competitive Senate races of the 2022 midterm cycle,” Greenwood wrote.
Walker just lately sat down with OutKick founder Clay Travis to debate quite a lot of matters, together with his resolution to run.
“Right now, I see so many things I disagree with,” Walker mentioned. “So I’m going to fight.”
Many think about Walker to be the best faculty soccer participant ever from his time as a operating again at Georgia. He received the Heisman Trophy in 1980 earlier than shifting onto the skilled ranks and the USFL’s New Jersey Generals, owned by Trump.
A local of Augusta, Ga., Walker’s finest NFL seasons got here with the Dallas Cowboys (1986-89) and Minnesota Vikings (1989-91). He later hung out with the Philadelphia Eagles (1992-94) and New York Giants (1995), earlier than retiring with the Cowboys in 1997.
He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1999, and his quantity 34 has been retired at Georgia.