At the end of his 2011 documentary, as the credits scroll by, Herschel Walker leads a team workout around the Georgia Bulldogs on-campus track and practice facility. With the statue of Walkers 1980 national championship team carrying coach Vince Dooley off the field just yards away, the former Heisman Trophy winner sweats in a backwards hat and a darkening gray team-affiliated shirt.
Just like three decades before, he looks ready to go.
I may have to come back and play," said Walker, who rushed for 5,259 yards in his three-year reign over college football. "Shoot, Im just thinking about it.
If he felt that way at the time, his alma maters present position in the national title hunt certainly must have the all-time great feeling a bit of dj vu. When No. 3 Georgia squares off with No. 2 Alabama in Atlanta Saturday with the SEC crown and a BCS title appearance on the line, it will, perhaps, be the Bulldog programs most substantial game since Walker took his talents to the USFL.