Christchurch (VA) star wide receiver Deion Walker made his first official visit earlier this month and has another planned for the first weekend in October. The 6-3, 180-pound senior knows another official visit destination as well and is considering a handful of programs for the final two spots.
Walker’s first official visit was to Penn State on the weekend of September 8th, when the Nittany Lions took on Notre Dame. He was high on Penn State prior to the trip. He says the official visit experience “went pretty well. The environment was crazy. It was wild. It was a loud stadium. I talked to a lot of players from Virginia. I talked to Chris Bell. I talked to Terrell Golden. My host was Deon Butler.”
As he does with any school he is interested in, Walker took serious notice of Penn State’s offense.
“They threw the ball well,” Walker said. “They ran it a lot more than they threw it, being that they were running well in that game. They stretched the field a little bit, so that was pretty cool. The environment was pretty good.”
Up next for Walker is a trip to Tallahassee, Florida.
“I’m going to Florida State on October 6th,” Walker said. “I’m actually going to be down there with Kyle Long. I think we play each other the week before, so that should be interesting (laughs). I think he is making his official visit for baseball.”
Southern Cal will definitely receive an official visit as well, but a date hasn’t been set. Walker lists “Notre Dame, LSU, Nebraska, Michigan, Florida and maybe Texas” as schools he is considering for the final two official visit spots. He is also considering schools closer to home such as N.C. State, Virginia and Virginia Tech.
Walker plans to make unofficial visits both in-state programs this season. He may head to Virginia tomorrow, although he will not be able to make the game. A visit to Virginia Tech has not been set.
“I’m going to take a visit [to Virginia Tech]. Maybe not an official...
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