DeMarcus Walker Announces Top 8, Plans To Take All 5 Official Visits

Demarcus Walker

DeMarcus Walker, a top defensive line recruit from Jacksonville (Fla.) Sandalwood High School, updated fans and schools alike on his recruitment Monday night via Twitter.

Of course, a kid with a top eight schools is very likely to change this list quite a bit. Walker did not clarify if the schools were listed in order.

Two schools in Walker's list run a dedicated 3-4 defense (Alabama and Tennessee), while several others, including Florida, run at least some variations of the scheme. This could be important as Walker keeps growing, because he may not be agile enough to play defensive end in a 4-3 if he ends up at 290 pounds. That's not to say that Walker is not a good player. He's excellent. It's just a reminder that recruits are kids and they often grow a lot during and after high school.

Florida commitment Ahmad Fulwood had a funny response to Walker's list:

Walker also announced that he plans to take all five official visits and three unofficial visits.

The reason for the visits to Florida, Florida State and Clemson being unofficial is likely distance, as it makes better financial sense to take the five official visits to schools located far away from home as official visits and the associated travel are paid for by the school.

The visits to Knoxville and Auburn are unlikely to be official visits, and thus are unofficial stops on his recruiting tour.

This on the heels of postponing his commitment, which was initially scheduled for May 24.

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