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AUBURN, Ala. — Auburn heads into 2017 National Signing Day with one of the nation’s top 10 recruiting classes, including multiple 4-star and 5-star prospects set to sign Wednesday. Hang around here all day (at the bottom of this story) for live updates, news, analysis and plenty more from SEC Country’s Benjamin Wolk.
Gus Malzahn has seven commits enrolled on campus prior to National Signing Day. Another 13 recruits plan to ink their final decisions amid the annual signing extravaganza. There is a chance for a few other targets to join the 2017 class before the big day comes to a close.
Entering the day, Auburn had the No. 9 recruiting class in the 2017 cycle with the opportunity to grow or, at a minimum, stand still in the team rankings. There will be plenty of updates throughout out the day, so be sure to stay tuned in — with that refresh button active — all day for 2017 recruiting news across the SEC, specifically as it pertains to the Auburn Tigers.
Auburn 2017 National Signing Day storylines, preview
National Signing Day doesn’t set up for much Auburn drama. Of course, that’s always subject to change.
The defensive duo have both taken official visits since Jan. 20. Taylor visits with his mother that weekend. Bryant arrived on the Plains for an official visit the final weekend of the cycle. With several open spots in the 2017 class, Auburn wants both players to end up with the Tigers.
Taylor’s decision is at 8:45 a.m. ET at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta. Bryant’s pick is set for 11:15 a.m. ET at his high school in Cordele, Ga. For Taylor, Auburn is competing with LSU. The Tigers are battling LSU and Georgia for Bryant.
Aside from those two, there are some other storylines to follow throughout the day. Tyrone Truesdell, the 3-star DT from Augusta, Ga., went on an official visit to Auburn last weekend. He holds a non-committable offer — for now. That is susceptible to change. If it does, he’ll likely end up with the Tigers.
The other big thing to see is Markail Benton, the 4-star LB committed to Alabama. He became a popular topic over the weekend when he took an official visit to Auburn, but later denied it. The Crimson Tide don’t expect to have anything to worry about, but this is worth a watch.
Auburn 2017 recruiting class
|Name||Rank (National/position)|| |
|Jarrett Stidham||1/1 (JUCO)||Waco, TX|
|Nick Brahms|| |
|ATH||Malcolm Askew|| |
|ILB||Kenney Britt||299/13|| |
|Malik Willis||366/21||Roswell, GA|
|Chandler Wooten|| |
|Calvin Ashley|| |
|ILB||Tadarian Moultry||103/3|| |
|Devan Barrett||165/11|| |
|Austin Troxell||186/19||Madison, AL|
|ATH||Alaric Williams||225/10|| |
|WR||Noah Igbinoghene||289/40|| |
|Carlito Gonzalez||367/28||Stone Mountain, GA|
|DT||Alec Jackson||772/53|| |
|Traivon Leonard||1,083/117||West Palm Beach, FL|
Muscle Shoals, AL
|K||Anders Carlson||1,585/6|| |
Pike National Forest, CO
|Bill Taylor||1,908/1|| |
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