The 2017 college football magazines were released and University of Miami Hurricanes running back Mark Walton showed up on several magazine covers. He appeared on the front cover of Athlon Sports ACC regional magazine, Sporting News national magazine Florida edition and Lindy's Sports national magazine Florida edition.
Walton has played the last two seasons with the University of Miami. He lead the school with 1,117 rushing yards on 209 carries and 14 touchdowns last season. Walton played high school football with Booker T. Washington and helped the Tornadoes win three consecutive FHSAA Class 4A state titles from 2012 to 2014.