May 2, 2008

Signee Profile: Winter coming to Auburn early



Derek Winter

Wide receiver
Tampa (Fla.) Plant
6-foot-1, 200 pounds




Winter saw his recruitment skyrocket in late January, but the Tigers held off late surges by several other schools to nab this Central Florida standout. AuburnSports.com spoke with Winter about his recruitment, the week leading up to Signing Day, his reasons for choosing Auburn and more in the second of our profile stories of the 2008 Tiger signees.

On his workout regime: "They sent us a workout plan and a running program. I've been doing that, and working with a guy that's been helping me with my lifting."

How much do you want to weigh when you report to Auburn? "When I went to the spring game, coach Knox asked what I weighed and I told him. He said that was good and to stay at that."


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