Walker Merrill signed a National Letter of Intent with Tennessee on Wednesday, December 16. Look inside to get the scoop on this exciting addition to the 2021 Tennessee class.
Walker Merrill Profile
Walker Merrill is a 6-foot-1, 180 pound wide receiver from Brentwood, Tennessee. Merrill is rated 3 stars by Rivals.com and 3 stars by 247sports.com. According to Rivals.com, Merrill committed to Tennessee on March 31, 2020.
Merrill is considered one of the top 2021 high school football prospects in the state of Tennessee. Merrill had a record setting senior season for Brentwood high school breaking school records for receptions in games (16), catches in a season (100) and receiving yards in a game 206.
In addition to Tennessee, some of Merrill‘s more notable offers included LSU, Texas A&M, South Carolina, Ole Miss, Arkansas, Vanderbilt, Kentucky, Auburn, Penn State, Nebraska and Purdue.
Walker is one of 23 known 2021 football commits for Tennessee. This number will likely change due to additional commits or decommits. For a complete list of all the Tennessee‘s commits and signees check out our 14Powers.com’s 2021 SEC football commit lists.
Walker Merrill Scouting Report
Walker Merrill has great focus as shown in the video below at the 0:59 mark where he barely gets his toes in for the catch while hanging out of bounds. Was a dangerous threat returning kicks for Brentwood High School where he recently set school records with 16 catches and 201 receiving yards in a game. Runs routes well and was heavily used in the screen game which could translate to a big time slot position player. Merrill has a lengthy frame with room to add mass and impressive leaping ability to go with it. He was a unanimous top ten player in Tennessee. (DT Yates)
Walker Merrill Highlights
COMMITTED ❗️❗️pic.twitter.com/OLKW4MpuHC— Walker Merrill (@Walker_Merrill1) March 31, 2020