Profile: RB/WR Wali Lundy

One of the most talented players in the state of New Jersey is RB Wali Lundy. Lundy, a converted wide receiver has all of the big time playmaking ability that you'd want at the division 1-A level. We've got the latest on this exceptional athlete, and its all good news if you are a Clemson fan.

Here is a name you might not of heard of until recently: Wali Lundy.

Lundy, a big time prospect out of New Jersey has been turning heads everywhere he's been over the last two seasons. As a junior, Lundy earned All State honors in New Jersey and also became one of the most sought after backs on the east coast.

The wide receiver/running back caught 50 passes for 1,002 yards and rushed 60 times for 705 yards, scored 21 (11 rushing, 10 receiving) touchdowns and helped Holy Cross (10-2) to its first sectional title since 1992. He did everything for his team, returning punts and kickoffs, playing defense and even completed three of six passes for 106 yards and two touchdowns.

Although Lundy was a standout wide receiver the his first two seasons at Holy Cross High School, he moved over to running back this season to help his team out.

"We have two other wideouts that are really good players," Lundy said. "Both are Division 1 guys so I moved to running back for the good of the team," said Lundy in a recent interview.

With 4.4 speed, he has easily become one of the top speedsters on the east coast.

This season Lundy opened up with a bang by scoring five touchdowns and rushing for 232 yards on just 10 carries as Holy Cross romped in 56-20 win over Cardinal Dougherty of Philadelphia. Lundy would go on to rush for over 200 yards in three more games this year.

Lundy's head coach, Tom Maderia, says that "Wali would be my best DB too if I let him play there. He's the real deal as far as athletes go."

Wali is a tremendous back who has great hands and great size to break away from smaller defenders. He also has great vision and will make an either an outstanding running back or wide receiver at the next level.

Most schools are still recruiting Lundy as a receiver, but playing running back as a senior could also help him in the long run because he may turn into a solid running back with great receiving abilities.

Lundy officially visited Georgia this past weekend and will be in Clemson this upcoming weekend. He originally scheduled a trip to South Carolina for December 14, but instead he will now visit the Tigers. He also reportedly had a strong official visit with Boston College.

Lundy has indicated that he would like to decide on a school before signing day, perhaps as early as late December. We'll keep you updated on this exceptional athlete as we receive more information, but as it stands now, the Tigers are among his top 3-4 choices.

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