2022 Season Countdown: #94 Amorion Walker

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3Jun 2022
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2022 Season Countdown: #94 Amorion Walker

Maybe I’m colorblind, but Amorion Walker looks like he’s wearing a red shirt to me (image via 247 Sports)

Name: Amorion Walker
180 lbs.
High school:
Ponchatoula (LA) Ponchatoula
Wide receiver
Jersey number:
Last year:
Walker was a senior in high school (LINK). He caught 8 touchdown passes.
TTB Rating:

Walker was committed to Notre Dame for a long time, but one of the worst kept secrets in recruiting last year was his impending flip to Michigan. Insiders were hinting or flat-out saying he was going to flip, but that it was just a matter of time. And it’s totally understandable why he would ditch the Fighting Irish for the Wolverines, because Notre Dame people are nincompoops.

As for Walker’s accomplishments on the field, he earned offers from Alabama and LSU and was selected for the Under Armour All-America Game. He was a 247 Composite 3-star, the #72 wide receiver, and #526 overall, which all seem to be low rankings for a guy with offers from several powerhouse programs.

The only reasonable explanation for the low rankings is the fact that Walker is only 180 pounds, which is tiny for someone who is 6’4″. Walker enrolled early at Michigan, and Jim Harbaugh raved about him as a football player. I think Harbaugh loves this kid. His high school film makes him look like a greyhound being covered by a bunch of Dachshunds. But with as skinny as he is, I think 2022 will be a year for him to redshirt and get in the weight room. Michigan has plenty of depth at receiver right now to keep him safely on the sideline.

Prediction: Redshirt

1Mar 2022
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How Does the 2022 Class Match Up with Michigan’s All-Time Recruits?

Is Mason Graham the next Maurice Hurst, Jr.? (image via Twitter)

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As much as we like to get excited about every single Michigan recruit, it’s important to keep perspective and realize that not every one of these players will be destined for stardom. This exercise can give us a range of what to expect from some of these players, even though star rankings can be very wrong.

Will Johnson – CB – Grosse Pointe (MI) South
2022 ranking: #14
Historical ranking: tied for #9 all-time at Michigan
Tied with: S Daxton Hill (2019) and DE LaMarr Woodley (2003)
Closest positional comparisons: Jabrill Peppers (#3 in 2014) and Donovan Warren (#27 in 2007)

Derrick Moore – DE – Baltimore (MD) St. Francis
2022 ranking: #49
Historical ranking: tied for #37 all-time at Michigan
Tied with: OG Kyle Kalis (2012) and RB Ty Isaac (2013)
Closest positional comparisons: Pierre Woods (#43 in 2001) and Luiji Vilain (#56 in 2017)

Keon Sabb – S – Bradenton (FL) IMG Academy
2022 ranking: #84
Historical ranking: #64 all-time at Michigan
Flanked by: OT Cory Zirbel (#83 in 2005) and #87 Kyle Bosch (2013)
Closest positional comparisons: Michael Williams (#72 in 2007) and Demar Dorsey (#87 in 2010)

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27Feb 2022
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2022 Spring Roster Notes

Will Johnson (image via Twitter)

Even though jersey numbers don’t matter much – there is plenty of time for them to change – it’s always interesting to see what jerseys the freshmen wear. Here’s a rundown of the newcomers:

  • #0: WR Darrius Clemons
  • #2: CB Will Johnson (I saw a rumor that he switched to #4, but #2 is on the roster)
  • #3: S Keon Sabb
  • #4: WR Amorion Walker
  • #8: DE Derrick Moore
  • #10: QB Alex Orji
  • #12: S Kody Jones
  • #13: WR Tyler Morris
  • #16: QB Jayden Denegal
  • #24: CB Myles Pollard
  • #55: DT Mason Graham
  • #55: C Olu Oluwatimi
  • #60: OL Connor Jones

On another note, Eamonn Dennis has officially switched from cornerback to wide receiver on the roster. Meanwhile, Mike Sainristil is still listed at wide receiver even though he’s getting practice reps at nickel corner.

15Dec 2021
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Amorion Walker, Wolverine

Amorion Walker (image via ND Insider)

Ponchatoula (LA) Ponchatoula wide receiver Amorion Walker flipped from Notre Dame to Michigan on National Signing Day. He picked the Wolverines over offers from Alabama, Florida State, LSU, and the aforementioned Fighting Irish, among others.

Walker is listed at 6’4″ and 175 lbs., and he runs the 100 meters in a reported 10.8 seconds. He claims a 4.5 forty, a 38″ vertical, and 4.2 short shuttle.

ESPN: 4-star, 80 grade, #45 WR
On3: 3-star, 88 grade, #71 WR
Rivals: 3-star, 5.7 grade, #40 ATH
247 Sports: 3-star, 87 grade, #47 ATH

Hit the jump for more on Walker’s commitment.

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14Dec 2021
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Class of 2022: Early National Signing Day Preview

Keon Sabb (image via On3)

With the early signing day approaching tomorrow, December 15, it certainly seems like things have gone wacky. Gone are the days when teams lost and hired new coaches around the New Year, giving those staffs five or six weeks to come together and sign players in early February. Welcome to the days of coaches being fired or jumping ship so the school can have someone in place to try to salvage recruiting classes for mid-December. I won’t say it’s an unforeseen problem – plenty of us talked about it – but it has put fans, players, coaches, and schools in positions we’ve never seen.

Here’s a list of current Michigan commits:

  • QB Jayden Denegal (early enrollee)
  • RB C.J. Stokes
  • WR Tyler Morris (early enrollee)
  • TE Marlin Klein
  • TE Colston Loveland (early enrollee)
  • OL Andrew Gentry (transfer from Virginia)
  • OL Connor Jones
  • OL Alessandro Lorenzetti
  • DT Mason Graham (early enrollee)
  • DT Kenneth Grant
  • DE Ethan Burke
  • DE Kevonte Henry
  • LB Aaron Alexander (early enrollee)
  • LB Micah Pollard
  • LB Jimmy Rolder
  • LB Deuce Spurlock
  • CB Will Johnson (early enrollee)
  • CB Myles Pollard (early enrollee)
  • S Zeke Berry
  • S Damani Dent
  • S Kody Jones (early enrollee)

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