The recruiting course of will not be slowing down for the Auburn soccer staff, and it’s not slowing down for 4-star tight finish Walker Lyons, both. Simply final week, the Tigers grew to become the third SEC program to supply the recruit from the category of 2023, who now holds upwards of 20 provides.
Most lately, Lyons was supplied scholarships from each Michigan and in-state rival Alabama, however Auburn will even must compete with LSU, Texas A&M, and Tennessee around the SEC. Lyons credited Auburn soccer’s tight ends coach Brad Bedell for the provide on his Twitter web page.
The Tigers at present have 5 tight ends on the roster, according to College and Magnolia, together with senior John Samuel Shenker, sophomores Luke Deal, Brandon Frazier, and Tyler Fromm, and freshman Landon King. Whereas the TE roster is stacked heading into the 2021 season, by the point 2023 rolls across the staff can be in search of somebody like Lyons to shine.
— WALKER LYONS (@walkerly0ns) May 20, 2021
Per his profile on 247Sports, Lyons is ranked because the No. 9 recruit out of the state of California and the No. 9 recruit total within the class of 2023. As a sophomore, Lyons caught 18 passes for 281 yards and six touchdowns, along with six sacks on the opposite aspect of the ball as a defensive finish.
The Tigers’ greatest competitors in touchdown the tight finish might come from BYU because of his connections. According to Cougs Daily, Lyons’ two sisters at present attend BYU and his father, Tim Lyons, performed defensive again for BYU again within the 90s. His soon-to-be brother-in-law additionally performed soccer at BYU in 2016.
Though Auburn at present has no commits within the class of 2023, they’ve prolonged upwards of 80 provides to numerous prospects, 5 of that are tight ends.