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Vanderbilt lands commitment from four-star 2018 QB Allan Walters

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The Commodores’ 2018 recruiting class gets off to a good start.

NCAA Football: Tennessee at Vanderbilt Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Last year, there was a lot of distress over recruiting when Vanderbilt went well into June before landing its first commitment of the 2017 recruiting class.

That won’t be the case this year. Allan Walters, a 6’1”, 200-pound quarterback from The Peddie School in Paramus, NJ, dropped anchor on Friday.

So how good is Walters? The 247 Sports composite ranks him as a four-star recruit and the #11 pro-style quarterback in the Class of 2018. ESPN likewise rates him as a four-star recruit. Rivals “only” considers him a three-star recruit, and the #15 pro-style quarterback in his class. And if you’re a believer in offer lists, Walters claimed scholarship offers from Alabama and Michigan, along with about half the Southeastern Conference.

In other words — this isn’t a guy we were competing with MAC schools for. Here’s a highlight tape for Walters.

Anchor Down, Walters.