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Auburn, the reigning BCS champion, is winning some big-time battles in college football recruiting.
Auburn landed the No. 1 RB in Alabama on Tuesday, and appears to have inside position with Georgia’s No. 1 prospect at WR on Wednesday.
JaQuay Williams, a wide receiver from Sandy Creek High School, will announce his college decision after 4 p.m. today. The 6-foot-4, 205-pound Williams told the AJC that he had narrowed down to Auburn and Ohio State, among his 20 offers, on Sunday. (click on story link)
Ohio State was the childhood favorite of Williams, but the Buckeyes may have lost momentum with the resignation of coach Jim Tressel. Meanwhile, Williams took an unofficial visit to Auburn last weekend, and has developed a close friendship with Auburn assistant Trooper Taylor, the guy who gave the President a “chest bump” during the team’s visit to the White House last week.
“Auburn has one of the best wide receiver coaches in the country [with Taylor],” Williams told the AJC on Sunday. “It’s a great tradition down there, and I like the offense. They’ve really been on a hot streak with recruiting.”
On Tuesday, Auburn secured a commitment from TJ Yeldon, who is ranked as the No. 1 RB in Alabama, according to Scout.com. The 6-2, 190-pound Yeldon picked Auburn over offers from Alabama, Clemson, Florida, Georgia, Florida State and Oregon.
– By Michael Carvell, AJC Recruiting Blog Got a recruiting item? firstname.lastname@example.org
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