RECRUITING: Waco CB's secret is out

Waco, Texas cornerback Marcus Walker talks about his high on the Sooners and down on the Longhorns

MARCUS WALKER, CB, 5-11, 180, 4.45, WACO (WACO HS), TEXAS:

JH: Did you go to the Nike camp in College Station?

MW: "I was supposed to go the Nike camp in College Station, but they didn't send my confirmation letter back. My teammates Torey (DeGrate) and Shelby Kaiser (OL) went the camp, but I wasn't going to go there if I wasn't on the list. They tried to tell me that it was a mistake and to come on down, but I decided I didn't want to do that."

JH: What summer camps are you going to?

MW: "I am going to the Texas A&M and LSU camps. Torey is going to go to the LSU camp with me. I am not going to make it to the Oklahoma camp. I wish I could go to the Oklahoma camp, but I can't."

JH: How is recruiting shaping up with you at this time?

MW: "I like Texas A&M, OU, Nebraska, Florida State, Arkansas and LSU right now. I am pretty wide open really."

JH: What are your thoughts on Oklahoma?

MW: "I am really high on Oklahoma and I have been high on them the whole process. I am trying to keep my options open, but I really like Oklahoma and that is no secret. You could say that Oklahoma is in my top two or three."

JH: You and your teammate Torey DeGrate are both being heavily recruited, many times by the same school. Is it imperative that you two go to the same school?

MW: "We are not making any priorities that we go to the same school. It would be nice if we did, but we are not going to make it a must issue."

JH: You didn't mention Texas, so have you eliminated the Longhorns?

MW: "Yes, sir. I didn't feel any trust from the Texas coaches. They have been talking to me to just to be talking to me. They have been telling me they are only going to recruit so many corners, and then they get a commitment from a corner and they say they are going to play him at a wide receiver. Well, I know that isn't the truth, but then they continue to tell me that and get angry when I question them. I just told them that I don't want to be bothered by them and that I don't want to be recruited by them anymore. So, they are out."

JH: Are you going to take any unofficial visits this summer?

MW: "Not that I know of right now."

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