WALKER, LA (WAFB) - Alabama Head Football Coach Nick Saban made a stop at Walker High School Tuesday morning to recruit one of the school’s star athletes who is set to graduate in 2021.
Saban met with 6′ 5″ Walker High sophomore, Brian Thomas, a wide receiver for the school’s football team.
“He’s interested in Brian being a wide receiver for Alabama,” said Walker High Principal Jason St. Pierre.
Thomas also plays basketball for the school and was named MVP of the 5-A basketball state championship last year.
“It’s exciting when a major college coach comes on your campus to recruit one of your athletes,” St. Pierre said. “Everyone wants to be seen by Alabama and Nick Saban.”
Thomas was a WAFB Sportsline Player of the Week for football in September of 2018.