Wideout Prospect and Team To Camp at Auburn

Wide receiver prospect Allen Walker talks about being recruited by a variety of colleges.

Olive Branch, Miss.--Allen Walker, a wide receiver with good size and good speed, says he does not have any special allegiance to a particular college.

That is good news for a variety of programs who are showing interest in the 6-2, 200-pounder from Olive Branch High School who will be a senior this fall.

"I didn't really grow up a fan of any team because I didn't really watch sports on TV," he tells Inside the Auburn Tigers/AUTigers.com. "It seems like when I watch it I just always get bored, but when I play it's just different."

Walker is one of three Division I receiver prospects on his high school team along with brothers Anthony Summers and Markeith Summers.

Walker also sees action on defense. "I think I had three interceptions and 40 or 50 tackles," he says of his junior season at strong safety. "As a team we ended our season 10-2 and we lost in the first round of the playoffs. I think I had 21 catches for 450 yards."

Walker says he believes wide receiver is his best position, a spot he is expected to start at for a third straight season. Defensively, he says his best attribute is his tackling ability.

The wideout, who is wrapping up spring practice this week, had planned to attend the Scout.com Combine in Starkville, Miss., but says he had a conflict that kept him from making the trip. He has had a busy spring with football and two other sports.

"I run track and play baseball," Walker says. "In track I run the 4x400, 400, 4x100 and the 4x200. In baseball I play outfield and I pitch a little bit." He says his best time in the 100 meters is around 11 seconds.

The wide receiver plans to visit Auburn for a team seven-on-seven passing camp in June. He notes that he will probably visit other college camps this summer, but hasn't made any definite plans. "I am not really thinking about college that much right now, I am still just trying to get through high school," he says.

He notes that he has seen coaches from Auburn, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Nebraska and LSU at Olive Branch High practices this spring and adds that he is personally hearing from Auburn, Tennessee, Nebraska, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Oklahoma and Florida and has offers from Auburn, LSU, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Nebraska and Louisville

Walker says distance probably won't be a factor in his college choice, but adds that he will be looking at the possibility of early playing time when it comes to signing time.

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