Braves RB Walters commits to walk on with Chanticleers

socfoot-5whiteSocastee High running back Delano Walters rode his feet to more than 1,600 total yards and 16 touchdowns last season for the Braves. Now he will use those same feet to walk on at Coastal Carolina.

Walters, who eschewed offers from smaller colleges, verbally committed to being a walk-on for the nearby Chanticleers. Walters cited the close proximity to CCU campus, academics and the direction of the football program as primary factors in his decision.

Walters follows in the footsteps of backfield-mate Hunter Renfrow, who last week verbally committed to walk on at Clemson. Like Renfrow, Walters also might switch to a wide/slot receiver role in college.

Walters, Renfrow and fullback Kyle Smith served as a lethal trifecta for the Braves’ triple option attack and helped Socastee to a 24-2 record over the last two seasons. He joins another winning program at Coastal, which is coming off a back-to-back trips to the FCS Playoffs.

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