April 23, 2010

Auburn continues to lead for Florence

Auburn picked up a commitment Wednesday from one of the state's most highly-recruited prospects, Spanish Fort center Reese Dismukes, and the Tigers appear to be in line to land commitments from several more high-profile in-state recruits including Erique Florence.

The 6-foot-2, 180-pound safety from Valley, a Rivals250 to Watch in 2011 prospect, has favored Auburn since early in the process. Numerous trips to the Tigers' campus haven't changed that. They've only helped Auburn, said Florence, and that includes the one last weekend.

Florence was one of nearly 200 high school prospective student-athletes in Auburn for the Tigers' A-Day Game. Florence didn't need a tour of the campus or facilities. He didn't need to speak with an academic advisor, or see the dorms. He'd done all of that....

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