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WR Lee Walker decides to become a Buffalo

Walker committed to Arizona last season but did not qualify.

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Both Buff Stampede and Buff Playbook are reporting that the Colorado Buffaloes head coach Mike MacIntyre has pulled off three new verbal commits today in what has amounted to a huge recruiting weekend for the Buffaloes. Lee Walker is a 6-foot, 170-pound athlete who signed with Arizona last season on signing day. After failing to qualify Walker to took time to reassess his options and after earning a qualifying score has decided to become a Buff.

A first team all-state selection, Walker averaged more than 18 yards per catch during his senior season, catching 41 balls for 755 yards and 12 touchdowns. He also played defensive back and gained 1,030 yards as a returner on special teams.

He becomes becomes the eighteenth commitment in the Buffaloes 2014 class.

Welcome aboard, Lee!

Lee Walker

Image courtesy of Buff Stampede

Position: Wide Receiver/Cornerback
Measurables: 6-0/170 lbs.
40 Yard Dash: N/A
High School: Madison (San Diego, CA) H.S.  

Rivals: 3-star, 5.5 rating
247Sports: 3-star, 84 rating, #90 CB
Scout: 3-star, #115 CB
- ESPN: No profile

Other Schools of Interest: Arizona, Utah, UTEP

Status: Verbal to Colorado

Notes: From Rivals ($):
"Walker made 41 catches for 755 yards and 12 touchdowns in his senior season. Jackson said the staff took him off defense as the season went on, in an effort to preserve his energy. Jackson added that Walker's explosive playmaking ability was most apparent on special teams. This season, he returned 21 punts for 481 yards - including a long of 90 yards - and 21 kickoffs for 549 yards."