MUENSTER — Things are heating up in the recruiting world for Muenster’s Cole Walterscheid.
The 6-foot-6 senior-to-be recently was offered a scholarship to SMU -- his fifth offer to date -- and could likely receive more in the upcoming weeks.
Walterscheid, who is being recruited mostly as a defensive end, has received offers from Boise State, UNT, UTSA and UTEP in addition to SMU. He is also scheduled to visit Oklahoma State, Texas Tech and Baylor over the next two weeks.
“He’s a great athlete,” Muenster coach Brady Carney said. “It’s a bit surprising to some people with him coming from a small school. He’s a really good athlete for his size and he still has room to grow.”
Walterscheid was the All-Cooke County Defensive Player of the Year last fall in helping the Hornets to the playoffs. He was a Class 1A all-state selection after collecting 52 tackles, seven sacks, two interceptions and four blocked kicks.
Walterscheid measures up at every bit of 6-foot-6 and has a lean build that would allow him to bulk up from his current weight of 210 pounds, Carney said.
Walterscheid is also a standout in basketball, where he was also the All-Cooke County Defensive Player of the Year, as well as track, where he advanced to state in the long jump.