Studying led Air Force linebacker Walker onto field
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Studying led Air Force linebacker Walker onto field

AFAN: Air Force, Army, Navy newsletter on Falcons' Dexter Walker

Air Force senior linebacker Dexter Walker is from Lawrenceville, Ga., one of the most fruitful areas in a football-rich southern state for producing college prospects.

But the water he drank in Lawrenceville or the competition he faced playing for Dacula High aren’t the only reasons the 6-foot, 210-pounder has developed into a third-year starter as he prepares for the Falcon’ 2015 season. ... 

Click here for the rest of my Today's U story on Air Force linebacker Dexter Walker.

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego,,, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

Raye of Light: Jimmy Raye, Duffy Daugherty, the integration of college football and the 1965-66 Michigan State Spartans

By Tom Shanahan; Foreword by Tony Dungy; August Publications

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