Matthew Tanner receive the Auburn scholarship offer he’s been waiting on.
The 6-foot-5, 345-pound offensive lineman from Eastern Arizona College — a day after his in-home with Chip Lindsey and Herb Hand — picked up an offer from Auburn, Tanner told SEC Country on Wednesday morning. Hand called Tanner on Wednesday morning to let him know of his offer. Tanner is likely the favorite at this time to secure the final offensive line spot to join Calvin Ashley, Austin Troxell and Nick Brahms.
— 〽️atthew Tanner (@matthewgtanner) January 25, 2017
Tanner confirmed that he will now officially visit Auburn this weekend.
When asked the chances Tanner lands with Auburn, his message was clear.
“It’s more than like I am,” Tanner told SEC Country.
Originally from Jacksonville, Fla., Tanner went to Eastern Arizona College where he is ranked the No. 4 offensive guard at the junior college level. He holds other offers from Georgia State, UAB and Mississippi State.
“My reaction was very excited,” Tanner said. “It’s a huge honor.”