By Jason Jordan, USA Today High School Sports | October 18, 2017 10:45 am
There are few things that North Point (Waldorf, Md.) offensive tackle Rasheed Walker loves more than a good pancake block, but receiving his honorary jersey for the U.S Army All-American Bowl Wednesday when the Army All-American Bowl Selection Tour Presented by American Family Insurance dropped by his school was near the top of his list.
The U.S Army All-American Bowl is scheduled for Jan. 6 at the Alamodome in San Antonio and will be televised live on NBC at 1 p.m. EST.
“It’s crazy because I can remember watching this game last year with my dad,” Walker said. “I told him I was gonna play in the game and now here I am.”
Walker, a four-star recruit in the 247 Sports Composite, is anchoring an offense that puts up 37.1 points per game and has an unblemished record (7-0) this season.
That kind of clout has everyone from Maryland to Ohio State to Penn State to Notre Dame, among many others, all in hot pursuit.
The popular opinion is that the Nittany Lions are in the driver’s seat to land the 6-foot-6, 300-pound bruiser.
Walker is ranked No. 11 at his position in the 247 Sports Composite.
“I’m planning to make my decision at the Army Bowl,” Walker said. “That’s just gonna make this game even more special to me. I can’t wait to get there, but first we’re trying to win this state title.”
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