September 3, 2007

Auburn lands South Florida athlete

Miami (Fla.) Archbishop ATH George Baker has committed to Auburn.

The 5-foot-11, 170-pounder gave his pledge to the Tigers over the weekend while on an official visit to the Plains.

Baker, who is rated the No. 34 athlete in the country by Rivals.com, spent the last two days in Auburn touring the campus, facilities, speaking with academic personnel, and talking with the coaches and current players.

Baker chose the Tigers over offers from LSU, Kansas State, Ole Miss, Rutgers, among others. He was also receiving heavy interest from Florida and Miami.

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