Welcome back Walker

After recovering from a season ending injury, Cavon Walker of Friendship Collegiate (D.C.) is wasting no time in the recruiting process.

Cavon Walker, a 6-foot-2, 215-pound linebacker missed his junior year after fracturing his foot prior to the 2011 season. The Friendship Collegiate (D.C.) prospect didn't let his injury interfere with his desire to get to the next level.

"I am back to full speed," said Walker who holds offers from North Carolina State, Maryland and New Mexico. "It was hard to get out there. Everyone is basing my performance off my sophomore tape."

The kid has talent and drive, and has not let the situation discourage him. He has remained in contact with various programs throughout the year. With Maryland in his backyard, the D.C. native has visited the Terps a couple times. He is closest to Maryland head coach Randy Edsall. Walker intended on going to the Terps' Spring Game last weekend, but he had a birthday celebration to attend.

"I have been close to Maryland," Walker said. "I like the whole family feel. They are like family there. I am a Mama's boy." Walker is getting a lot of heat from his teammate Albert Reid. Reid signed his letter of intent with Maryland in February. "Yea, we always play around. He says, man you better commit, you better commit," Walker laughs.

The mama's boy also has visited NC State, and was impressed with what he saw. "The facilities at NC State are outstanding," said Walker. "We watched game film and the team is extra hyped up. I love that, and love how their linebacker's play."

This summer, Walker said he will "probably" attend camp at both North Carolina and NC State, and will "go to most home games at Maryland." For Walker, he really has only scratched the surface in his recruiting process. "I have been talking to Miami, Kansas, Rutgers, Virginia and Pitt. I am just waiting to see what else happens right now."

His classroom performance is also something to recogonize. He carries a 3.1 grade-point average, and says AP Bio is his favorite course. For more on Walker, check back in to FOX Sports NEXT.


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