Christchurch (Va.) product Deion Walker (6'3, 185, 4.45) has been giving his soon to be college decision a lot of thought. Scout.com's five-star wide receiver says he is excited about the next few months.
Deion Walker Profile
"We start fall practice on August
20th," Walker stated. "I put in a lot of work over the
summer so I can't wait for the season to start. I think my team has a good
chance at winning a bunch of games this season."
Last year, Walker took in 47
receptions for 732 yards and 8 touchdowns. Then while playing on the other side
of the ball, he recorded 31 tackles and eight
His amazing play on the field
to becoming one of the most sought after 2008 recruits in the country. His list
of offers is as long as the Mississippi
Walker did manage to tell TigerRag.com a
little about some of them.
"I really do not have a favorites
list, but I know I like LSU a lot," Walker explained. "When I visited LSU, I didn't
really get the chance to speak to any of the LSU players because they were tired
from working out, but I did notice how they seemed to be a tight nit group.
Having that family type atmosphere is something I am definitely looking for in a
"I would place my visit to
LSU up there with my other two top visits (Penn St. and Florida St.),"
What else is Walker looking for in a
"As for as football goes, most of
the schools I am considering speak for themselves on the football field," he
explained. "I mean they all have good football programs. However, I am paying
close attention to the competition on the team itself and the direction the
program is going."
Aside from football, is there
anything else that Walker wants to see in a
"Yeah I am looking at the
environment on campus as well as the amount of academic prestige the school
possesses," he answered. "Once I enroll in college, I plan on majoring in
business or Actuary Science/Risk Analysis."
Before that big announcement
plans on making a few visits to his undisclosed top teams.
"As of now I only have one
official visit set up and that is with Penn St," Walker informed. "I know I'll be making more
than one official visit though and LSU will probably be one of
Anything Walker wants to see on his
"Yeah I'll be looking at the
quarterback play and who the quarterback of the future will be because you need
someone that can get you the ball," Walker stated. "I also want to see if the
offense is a receiver happy offense because I want to play for a team that wants
to get me the ball."
So when is the big decision going
to take place again?
"I'll make my announcement in
October for sure," Walker replied. "I think I'll know who that top
team is after I make my official visits."
Note: Walker maintained a 3.4
GPA last school year as well as a 20 on the ACT.