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Come and Take It

Come and Take It is a talk show about Texas, by Texans. Three friends born and raised in Texas share their views on the state’s history, culture, and just what it means to be Texan.

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Scott Elfstrom
Sean McIver

#115: Doak Walker

22 minutes

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They say that in Texas, football is religion, and for an entire generation, the greatest Texas gridiron hero was without question Doak Walker. He had a nearly perfect career, winning just about every award possible from high school to the NFL. It was playing for Southern Methodist University that he made his greatest mark, turning the Cotton Bowl into ‘the house that Doak built’.

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