herschel herschel  /ˈhɜr ʃəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) English astronomer (son of William Herschel) who extended the catalogue of stars to the southern hemisphere and did pioneering work in photography (1792-1871)
  2. (n) English astronomer (born in Germany) who discovered infrared light and who catalogued the stars and discovered the planet Uranus (1738-1822)

News

  1. Georgia is Becoming the Next Running Back U

    Players like Herschel Walker, Garrison Hearst, Knowshon Moreno, Rodney Hampton and Robert Edwards have all made their way through the Georgia program to various degrees of success, establishing a tradition of fine running backs between the hedges. Is it "Running Back U?" Auburn may hold that title in the SEC, and Alabama is certainly making a strong case to unseat the Tigers with its latest ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. At age 51, Herschel Walker wants another MMA fight

    Herschel Walker is 51 years old, but he’s still in good enough shape to do thousands of pushups and situps a day, as he did when he was an NFL player. And Walker is hoping to do something else to show what kind of shape he’s in: Step into the cage and win a mixed…
    on June 9, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk

  3. Muscle madness: Performance car tour makes stop in Choo Choo City (with video)

    Oklahomans Herschel and Terri Ring are one-year empty-nesters and the proud new owners of a 638-horsepower 2010 ZR1 Corvette.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press

Quotes

  1. "Just to be mentioned in the same breath as Herschel Walker is extremely humbling," Tebow said. "It's Herschel Walker! How am I going to be in the same league as Herschel Walker?"
    on Oct 31, 2009 By: Tim Tebow Source: Tampa Tribune

  2. "Herschel was basically an I-back and we were a two-back, sweeping, trapping team," Burns said this week. "He made every accommodation. On at least two or three occasions, he told me he'd cover kickoffs or punts. Things just didn't work out...
    on Oct 10, 2009 By: Jerry Burns Source: Dallas Morning News

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