July 26, 2009

Top Georgia DT makes another trip to AU

Stephenson defensive lineman Mike Thornton had visited Auburn twice since the spring. The two visits apparently weren't enough. The 6-foot-2, 280-pounder and his father made the drive over from Stone Mountain, Ga. Sunday to check on the Tigers once again.

"Everything went really good. We got there around noon and stayed for a few hours," said Thornton. "We toured the campus and talked to the coaches."

Thornton is being recruited to Auburn by Tommy Thigpen. Thigpen, along with defensive coordinator Ted Roof and defensive line coach Tracy Rocker were all there, Thornton said.

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