Walker Adds Two More Offers, Talks Recruiting

Electric Elizabeth (N.J.) quarterback Phillip "P.J." Walker picked up two new offers this week and is starting to plan out his summer with the school year wrapping up. Still hearing plenty from Rutgers, Walker updated his recruitment and discussed his college position.

The more Elizabeth (N.J.) 2013 star Phillip Walker goes through the recruiting process, the more sure he is that quarterback will be his college position.

Similarly to Old Tappan's Devin Fuller last year, Walker started being recruited by schools as an athlete, but is slowly starting to be looked at as a quarterback.

Of his six offers, all but one are now recruiting him 100 percent as a quarterback, he said.

"Every school, all of my offers say that I have a shot at quarterback," he said. "Besides Rutgers, every other school is just straight quarterback. Rutgers says I'll get a shot."

The 6-foot-2 athlete broke out as a junior for Elizabeth and nearly led his team to a state title over Piscataway at High Point Solutions Stadium. In a 41-34 loss, Walker electrified the crowd with 354 total yards and four touchdowns.

"The ball is always in your hands when you play quarterback," Walker said. "You make plays with your hands and your feet. The game relies on you. You have to put in a lot of hard work to be out there. You have to know the playbook inside and out, but that's the fun part about it, learning the position, learning your opponent."

Through Rutgers comes off to him as less interested in a quarterback, the Scarlet Knights are still high on his list.

"It's close to home," said Walker, who is a relative of starting linebacker Khaseem Greene. "It's a firm program and very successful. They have a lot of fans at their games. They have a strong crowd. They support everything and everything about them is a good school. I love the new uniforms. I love them."

Walker recently added offers from East Carolina and Toledo. Both programs have told him he is being recruited solely as a quarterback.

"They visited me, but they're really new," he said. "I don't know anything about them, but I like that they told me quarterback."

Walker's only plans for now are a visit to Massachusetts after school wraps up.

"All I know is they're about to go D-I," Walker said. "I really don't know anything about them. It's supposed to be good up there."


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