As one of the South's top linebackers, Chris Walker said he has received offers from practically every SEC school, and all of the schools in the SEC west. LSU running backs coach Larry Porter is recruiting Walker for the Tigers and he spoke with him a few days ago.
Last season, for Christian Brothers
High in Memphis, Tenn., Walker recorded 83
tackles, 11.5 for loss, one interception returned for a touchdown and four
sacks. Those numbers earned him first-team all-state honors and plenty of
recognition from college coaches.
So far, the standout linebacker has
received a grand total of 14 offers from LSU, Alabama, Auburn, Tennessee, Clemson, Miami,
Michigan, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Kentucky, Louisville,
Maryland, Vanderbilt and Arkansas.
"As of right now, my top teams are
LSU, Alabama and Tennessee," said Walker. "I just kind of like those
LSU running backs coach Larry
Porter is recruiting Walker for the Tigers and he spoke with him a
few days ago.
"We talked about me coming down for
an official visit," said Walker. "I told him I would maybe come down
during the season, but he said that might be a little hectic, so, we'll just
have to see. I told him if it's easier I'll just come after the
Walker said he likes what he sees
from LSU's defense.
"Coach Porter showed me film from
LSU's game against Miami last year,"
explained Walker. "He showed me that
the first 11 plays were blitzes and I liked that. I like how aggressive their
defense is, because that's how I like to play."
Walker also said he has
established a good relationship with coach Miles.
"I like coach Miles," said
Walker. "He's an
outstanding guy. He can talk about more than just football. He talks about life
with you and just makes you feel comfortable."
According to Walker, Porter told him
that LSU tight ends coach Josh Henson is interested in utilizing his athletic
ability on offense in certain situations.
"They asked how I'd feel about
playing a little tight end as well," said Walker. "I've been playing tight end since I've
been in high school, so I'd be pretty comfortable
Walker said that when it comes to
choosing a school, one thing will stand out above
"Academics are always number one,"
"Other than that, just the people I'll be around is going to be
Note** Walker said he is doing
well enough to possibly graduate in December. He scored an 18 on his