March 13, 2009

Georgia linebacker visits Auburn Thursday

Stone Mountain (Ga.) Stephenson linebacker Tyrone Cornileus wasn't able to make it to Auburn's Junior Day last Saturday.

Thursday however, wasn't a problem.

The 6-foot-1, 195-pounder took an unofficial visit to the Plains. It wasn't his first visit to Auburn, but Cornileus said it was his best.

"It went very well," said Cornileus. "I liked it a lot, from the coaches, the campus, the academics … everything. I really liked it. I had been down there before, but I didn't get to tour the campus at all. All I saw was the athletic facility. I didn't get to see about the academics.

"On this visit, I got to see everything. I talked to an academic advisor, which was good because I got to ask about mechanical engineering. That's what I want to go into. They told me about it, about the tutors, the academic help for the players. I really enjoyed that."

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