July 30, 2008

Top five backer takes unoffical visit to AU

One of the nation's top linebacker prospects and one of the top overall recruits in the state of Alabama for 2009 took an unofficial visit to Auburn Wednesday.

Stevenson-North Jackson's Tana Patrick, rated the No. 5 inside backer in the country by Rivals.com and the state's No. 4 overall prospect, was joined on the visit by his head coach and mother.

"It went real good. We had a good time," said Patrick. "We got down there, took a tour and met with a bunch of the coaches. We went and looked at the new dorms they're building. They look like they are going to be nice.

"They showed us around, talked to us. We enjoyed it."

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