Quarterback/Athlete Roy Walker Signs With Clemson

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CLEMSON -- Clemson has signed quarterback/athlete Roy Walker to a letter of intent for the 2003 football season. Walker, a standout at Macon County High School in Montezuma, GA, chose Clemson over Syracuse. The 6-3, 195-pound quarterback ran for 1400 yards and threw for 900 yards last season while also accounting for 30 touchdowns.

Walker won Team MVP, All-Conference and All-County honors and was named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's All-State First Team in 2002. He was named Region Player of the Year and was also on the Macon News & Telegraph All-Mid-Georgia First Team. The Georgia Sportswriters Association tabbed him an All-State honorable mention player.

Walker, who runs a 4.5-second 40-yard dash, also participated in baseball, track and basketball. He is the region's two-time defending champion in the 300m hurdles. In basketball, Walker averaged 16 points, eight rebounds and seven assists while garnering several scholarship offers in that sport. Roy is the son of Debbie and Roy Walker, Sr.

2003 Recruiting Class

#1 OL Brandon Pilgrim 6-5 285 Lilburn, GA (Parkview HS)

#2 WR Chris Jefferson 6-2 175 Morganton, NC (Freedom HS)

#3 RB Brandon Nolen 5-11 185 Old Bridge, NJ (Old Bridge HS)

#4 K Jad Dean 5-11 190 Grenwood, SC (Greenwood HS)

#5 QB C.J. Gaddis 6-1 205 Raeford, NC (Hoke County HS)

#6 OL Christian Capote 6-5 290 Miami, FL (Killian HS)

#7 OL Clint LaTray 6-3 275 Allen, TX (Allen HS)

#8 LB Maurice Nelson 6-2 205 Sumter, SC (Crestwood HS)

#9 OL Marion Dukes 6-4 295 Pickens, SC (Pickens HS)

#10 DB Robert Reese 5-11 185 Temple, GA (Temple HS)

#11 TE Zach Green 6-6 240 Conyers, GA (Salem HS)

#12 OL/DL Chris McDuffie 6-4 310 Hargrave Military Academy

#13 DB Brian Staley 5-10 180 Georgia Military College

#14 RB Tramaine Billie 6-1 195 Columbia, SC (Dreher HS)

#15 DE Kwam Williams 6-4 220 Atlanta, GA (Westlake HS)

#16 ATH Sergio Gilliam 6-3 185 Greer, SC (Greer HS)

#17 LB Nick Watkins 6-2 215 New Orleans, LA (Karr HS)

#18 ATH Roy Walker 6-2 195 Montezuma, GA (Macon County HS)

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