Georgia Football star Herschel Walker running for U.S. Senate

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FILE – In this July 16, 2019, file photo, Herschel Walker talks about 150 years of college football during the NCAA college football Southeastern Conference Media Day in Hoover, Ala. Walker appears to have a coveted political profile for a potential Senate candidate in Georgia. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)

GEORGIA (WJBF) – Former Georgia football star herschel walker is making a different kind of run.

Walker has announced he’s running for U.S. Senate in 2022.

He filed a statement with the federal election commission Tuesday.

He’s running as a Republican for the seat currently held by Democrat Raphael Warnock.

Walker has support from former President Donald Trump.

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