On Sunday Walton made a commitment to the Hurricanes.
At 5-foot-10 and 175 pounds, Walton is having a tremendous sophomore season so far. He has carried the ball 25 times for 266 yards and seven touchdowns. His 10.6 average ranks only second among big school runners in Miami to Florida-bound Dalvin Cook.
Walton grew up a Hurricanes fan.
"I grew up a Hurricane fan, a huge one to be honest. My whole family loves Miami, I grew up watching them, and I love UM. I love their history, how they rotate their running backs," Walton told Scout.
The talented 2016 prospect, who was offered by the Hurricanes back in the spring, also holds offers from schools like Florida State and West Virginia. He's expected to be one of the state's most heavily recruited players over the next couple years.