April 19, 2007

Five to Follow: Wide Receiver

Auburn has one WR commitment in its 2008 recruiting class in Orlando (Fla.) Dr. Phillips' Damion Allen, but the Tigers will likely recruit to add at least two more.

Auburn has already targeted some of the country's top recruits at the position and today AuburnSports.com brings to the forefront five recruits Tiger fans should keep an eye on until February.

Five to Follow: Wide Receivers

(In alphabetical order)

DeAndre Brown
Ocean Springs (Miss.) High
6-foot-6, 208 pounds
Early Offers: Auburn, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, LSU, Miami, South Carolina, Tennessee, among many others
Recruited by: Don Dunn
The competition: LSU
The Skinny: Brown is one of the top wide receiver prospects in the country, listed on the pre-eval Rivals100 as well as at the top of many programs' recruiting boards. He's certainly a top priority for Auburn. The Tigers showed just how interested they are as Brown was one of the first to receive a phone call from the AU coaches last week when the Contact Period began.
Quoting Brown on his phone call´┐Ż "(Recruiting coach) Don Dunn called. We just caught up, and he asked me what I was doing and when spring practice started. He's going to come watch me practice and he's going to bring (AU head coach) Tommy Tuberville."

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