May 6, 2007

Alabama WR shines at NIKE

Prattville (Ala.) wide receiver Dekendrick Moncrief showed observers at the West Lafayette NIKE Camp Saturday at Purdue University why Auburn has pulled the trigger on an early scholarship offer.

The 6-foot-1, 180-pounder was one of the more explosive wide receiver prospects there and showed the ability to get separation from defensive backs during deep pass plays on a number of occasions.

"It felt very comfortable out there today," he said. "It was sort of easy."

He talked about the offer from Auburn, his current leader.

"I think it's a very good program," Moncrief said. "I like the way (Tigers offensive coordinator Al Borges runs his offense. They are my leaders right now."

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