In the last three days, I have been asked questions from three different sources about Lima Senior HS running back Jaden Walker, a senior this fall.
Simple answer – Guessin 6’0-185, he is one of the better skilled players in the Class of 2018. Tough, elusive, and fast. Really fast.
Actually I did an article on Jaden back in April 2015. Track season, but I was so impressed with his speed and burst. I had watched him as a sophomore on the football field earlier that year, as well. He was fast.
Eighteen months later, I watched him against Toledo St Johns. Good burst. Gets north/south. Speed to get to the corner. Breaks tackles. Good vision. More of a straight line runner, but improving. A potential “splash maker” every time that he touches the ball.
Sad for Jaden is the fact that he has been a victim of my 5-minute – “You can be really good” speech and more than once. Every time I get the chance, I talk with him. Continue ReadingRead More »