Wide receiver/cornerback Kevan Walker (6-0, 180, 4.4) from Arcadia, Calif., has decided to end his recruitment early and has committed to the Minnesota Golden Gophers so that he can concentrate on getting ready for his senior season.
"I'm excited," Walker said. "It still doesn't feel real.
"My dream was always to play college football and now it's coming true. It's really exciting to know that it is coming true.
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"I like everything that Minnesota brings to the table," Walker said. "I think (new Minnesota head coach) Coach Tim Brewster and (wide receiver) Coach George McDonald are really good coaches and I love the offense.
"Minnesota runs the spread offense that employs four wide receivers and I'm excited about that," Walker said. "My Dad told me a lot of good things about Minnesota.
"My Dad said that academics are the most important thing and Minnesota has excellent academics. Coach Brewster and my Dad played together at Pasadena Junior College."
You may be wondering who Walker's Dad is he's UCLA defensive coordinator DeWayne Walker.
The younger Walker will be showing off his skills at that NIKE Camp to be held in Los Angeles on April 15th.
Walker will also be running track this coming weekend at the prestigious Arcadia Invitational Meet Friday and Saturday (April 6th and 7th).
Walker earned first-team all-league as a cornerback and second-team cornerback as a wide receiver as a junior. He was also selected first-team all-area as a wide receiver and second-team all-state as a wide receiver.
As a receiver, Walker had 42 receptions for 650 yards and five touchdowns. On the defensive side of the ball, Walker played both corner and safety racking up 48 tackles and two picks.