Walker Wenzel

Posted On: 02/14/21 6:08 PM

Western New Mexico didn’t have to search far to find the Mustangs’ quarterback of the future.

Just down the street, in fact.

A short distance from the WNMU campus in Silver City, NM sits Silver High School, and there you’ll find Walker WenzelWalkerWenzel6'1" | QBSilver | 2021StateNM, one of the top dual threat quarterbacks in the entire state.

In 2019, Walker threw for 1,396 yards and 16 touchdowns while rushing for 817 yards as he accounted for 2,213 total yards. Few quarterbacks in the state were as productive as he was.

“Walker is a very good competitor,” WNMU coach Frank Tristan told Prep Redzone New Mexico. “I first saw hm a couple of years ago. Walker is a natural leader and a good athlete. Kids naturally gravitate toward him. He’s very driven.

“Most kids have used this Covid as a free pass to hang out and lounge around. But Walker did a lot of running and working out by himself. Eventually, he got other players to work out with him in the park.”

WNMU returns its starting quarterback from 2019, so Walker will either back him up or play another position in the fall.

“If Walker plays quarterback for us, it will

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