Varsity Football · ICYMI:What Texas A&M signee Dallas Walker said about how close he was to picking Auburn

Cecil Joyce, Murfreesboro Daily News JournalPublished 11:50 a.m. CT Dec. 18, 2019 | Updated 1:57 p.m. CT Dec. 18, 2019

At the end of the day, Smyrna defensive tackle Dallas Walker never truly wavered from his commitment to Texas A&M.

He came close, though.

Photo Credit: DNJ/ Helen Comer

Walker upheld his commitment to the Aggies by signing with Texas A&M Wednesday afternoon at Smyrna High School.

He announced his decision between the Aggies and Auburn in front of an auditorium full of classmates, teammates, family and coaches.

Smyrna Football player Dallas Walker, center opens his jacket to announce that he will be signing to play football with Texas A&M, during early signing day, on Wednesday Dec. 18, 2019 at Smyrna. Walker’s brother Aaron Short, left, and mother Sandra Whitaker, right, watch is announcement.  (Photo: HELEN COMER/DNJ)

 “I would never say it wasn’t A&M (all along),” said Walker, who committed to the Aggies in June but made it a two-team race when Auburn made a late push and coach Gus Malzahn and assistants visited him at Smyrna in early December.

“I give Auburn credit. They have a great school and program. It actually made me… continue reading here