Wildcat duo to the next level: Struthers’ Walker & Hawkins make college decisions official


Marcel Walker signed with Fairmont State as a defensive tackle, while Tyrese Hawkins will play defensive back at Ashland.

Struthers High School Student Athletes Signing Day

Credit: Struthers High School

STRUTHERS, Ohio (WKBN) – The Struthers football team is sending two more student-athletes to the collegiate level.

Marcel Walker officially signed his national letter of intent Wednesday to Fairmont State University. Walker was recruited as a defensive tackle for the Fighting Falcons. This past season, he earned 1st Team honors in the Northeast 8 Conference.

Joining Walker in the signing Wednesday was senior Tyrese Hawkins, who shined as a versatile player for the Wildcats in recent years. Hawkins signed with Ashland University, where he was recruited to play defensive back for the Eagles.

Hawkins also earned 1st Team Northeast 8 honors as a senior, as well as multiple conference awards in previous seasons.

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