Top athlete to walk on at Alabama

Zac Wakefield, a phenomenal high school quarterback who projects at either wide receiver or cornerback on the college level, has decided to walk on at Alabama this fall.

Wakefield is a 5-11, 170-pound athlete from Winfield High School in Winfield, Alabama.

This phenomenal high school quarterback had a senior season that would make a very impressive highlight reel. Wakefield was a finalist for the American General Class 4A Player of the Year as a senior. He also made First Team All State, the Tuscaloosa News Super 11 Team and the Birmingham News Super All State Team as a senior.

Having been clocked at 4.50 in the 40-yard dash, Wakefield is an option style quarterback that accounted for 25 Total touchdowns as a senior. He had 1102 yards rushing with 15 Tds and 636 yards passing with nine Tds.

Wakefield wants to start out at wide receiver at in college, but he could also play cornerback. He etched his name in the high school football history books in Alabama with 23 career interceptions. That number places him 4th highest ever in the state. Wakefield snagged nine of those interceptions as a senior with one returned for touchdown.

The Winfield native has been selected to play in the North/South Alabama All Star game in July, and he plans to report to Alabama in August.

Wakefield has chosen to walk on at Alabama over a scholarship offer in football and baseball from West Alabama. He also had walk on opportunities at Auburn and Delta State.

Baseball is another sport that Wakefield could possibly play at Alabama, but he says he must make the football team first before entertaining a chance to play baseball.

Wakefield bench presses 200 pounds and squats 315. He carried a 3.0 GPA in high school and scored 19 on the ACT.

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