Walker Sets Third Official Visit

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4-star wide receiver prospect Deion Walker made his second official visit last weekend, traveling to Florida State. He has now set his third official visit date and says he “definitely” still plans to use an official to Southern Cal as well. While he knows four official visit destinations, the 6-3, 180-pound Christchurch (VA) standout is not even close to making a decision.

At this time, Walker estimates that there are “about seven or eight schools” still seriously in contention, but he has not been able to list a specific set of finalists.

“It is still up in the air because some schools like Boston College are doing real well and throwing the ball everywhere,” Walker said of his decision making process. “I’m taking that into consideration and I’m having trouble narrowing it down to a set number.”

Florida State, a program Walker says is “definitely in the hunt” after last weekend’s trip, emphasized its need for wide receivers.

“I had a good time,” Walker said, referring to his official visit to Florida State. “It was real cool. The environment was crazy. It was the first game I had ever gone to there. It was huge. They told me they want to have receivers to throw the ball to. The offense Coach [Jimbo] Fisher ran at LSU they are trying to implement at Florida State.”

Up next in the official visit department is a trip to South Bend, Indiana, on the weekend of November 3rd. Walker discussed why he chose to give Notre Dame one of his five allotted official visit spots.

“Talking to them, they lost all three of their starting receivers last year,” Walker said. “Coach [Charley] Weis is an offensive guy. He wants to throw the ball. That’s what he does. They have had a hard time because they don’t have that many wide receivers, the offensive line is young and they are starting a freshman at quarterback. They are young and that would be good to