Walker Set to Make More Visits

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Christchurch (VA) 4-star senior Deion Walker plans to make several more visits – at least one official and some unofficial – over the next month-and-a-half before he announces his college decision. The 6-3, 180-pound prospect knows when he will announce his decision, but first plans to narrow his list of schools.

“Around mid-December, I’ll probably narrow my list,” Walker said. “I haven’t really thought about my decision in a while, but recruiting is starting to pick up again. Coaches have started to come by here and there. I’m hoping to be able to narrow my list around the middle of December. I’m going to commit at the ESPN [Under Armour All-American] All-Star game [on January 5th].”

Walker has taken official visits to Penn State, Florida State and Notre Dame. His trip to South Bend was the most recent and came earlier this month. How did it go?

“I had a pretty good time,” Walker said. “They want to throw the ball, which is a positive. They are young, so there are quite a few spots open for early playing time. The football environment there was wild. I didn’t see too much else. We didn’t go into town or anything.”

Walker plans to make an official visit to Southern Cal on the weekend of December 1st, but that is not set at this time. The current contenders for a fifth official visit, if he makes one, are Cal and LSU. Walker plans to finish out this month with a couple of unofficial visits.

“I’ll probably go on a couple of unofficial visits the next couple of weekends,” Walker said. “I’m going to Virginia Tech this weekend and I’m going to South Carolina next weekend.

“Basically, I just look for the environment. Being at the game, I’ll be able to see the football environment.”

Despite not having made a visit to Virginia this fall, Walker says Virginia is still in contention for his signature. Virginia Tech is as