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LB Dee Walker Pledges To Arkansas

Arkansas picks up a linebacker commit on Saturday when Moultrie, Ga., Colquitt County star Dee Walker (6-3, 210, 4.5) announces his pledge to the Razorbacks while still on his official visit.

Arkansas has solidified its linebacker class for 2016 on Saturday by landing the pledge of Moultrie, Ga., Colquitt County star Dee Walker on Saturday while he was still on his official visit to Fayetteville.

Walker (6-3, 210, 4.5), a three-star prospect per Scout .com and the teammate of current Razorback pledge Keil Pollard, also had offers from Nebraska, Tennessee, Iowa, Indiana, Louisville and Central Florida among others.

"It was fun," Walker said Sunday at the completion of his visit. "I enjoyed the coaches. I didn't know the Arkansas fan base was that crazy. I really liked the dorms, the dorms were real nice."

Florida got in touch with him after Saturday night after he committed to Arkansas.

"Florida came in last night, but I am solid to Arkansas," Walker said. "They didn't offer me, but they talked to me. They were kind of upset I committed to Arkansas. No one will be able to sway me."

Walker expects to be a weapon on defense against teams that line up in the spread.

"My speed is a big part of my game," Walker said. "In Georgia we played against a lot of teams that run the Spread. I play real good in space."

He was hosted by former Colquitt County star and current Razorbacks defensive tackle T.J. Smith.

"It was T.J. Smith," Walker said. "It went real cool. T.J. comes over from Moultrie where I live and we just chill all the time. That's what we do."

Colquitt County has not lost a game in two years while winning back-to-back state titles.

"I mean it's a blessing," Walker said. "I give thanks to God. It's a blessing it is."

Walker had also taken official visits to Florida and Indiana before arriving at Arkansas this weekend.

Before starting his visit, Walker noted that both Pollard and current Razorback defensive tackle and former Colquitt County star T.J. Smith had told him good things about Arkansas.

"They said I am going to like the people and facilities up here," Walker said. "They said the academics are very good also."

Walker had 96 tackles, 5 sacks, 8 quarterback hurries and one forced fumble this season Colquitt County (15-0) .

Pollard, who had 76 catches for 1,163 yards and 18 touchdowns this season, committed to Arkansas after his official visit, but has taken other official visits since then.

He plans to announce a final decision on Sunday and Walker thinks he will stay with the Razorbacks.

"Kiel has a decision between South Carolina, FSU and Arkansas," Walker said. "He has a decision, but he hasn't said anything. I think he's going to stick with Arkansas.”

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