November 3, 2009

No. 5 JUCO lineman eyeing Auburn visit

A 6-foot-7, 310-pound offensive tackle from California entered the month of October with dozens of scholarship offers from top programs around the country.

He added another one to his list two weeks ago.

According to prospect, Auburn offensive line coach Jeff Grimes watched his film and didn't take long to pick up the phone. He had some news for the junior college standout.

"Coach Jeff Grimes offered me a scholarship," he said. "He said they watched my film and immediately gave me a call and offered. It felt great. Auburn is a great Southern school, a great football school. I've always watched Auburn play.

"Coming out of high school I would've never dreamed that Auburn would offer. It's great to have and offer from them now because it gives me something to really think about."

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