They don't count toward the 85.
by Bruno95 (2023-03-20 10:51:59)

In reply to: Status of Preferred Walk On  posted by bsuned

They are not on scholarship. Preferred walk-ons are "preferred" for admissions purposes, but the strength of that status varies by school. My understanding from my son's high school coach is coaches have a finite number of exemptions to spend, and they only stretch so far.