Auburn will host a graduate transfer at a position of need in the coming weeks.
Tyler Catalina, an offensive tackle from the University of Rhode Island, will visit the Plains on Feb. 19, according to AL.com’s Brandon Marcello.
The 6-foot-6, 290-pound senior will be eligible immediately following his graduation in May. Per Marcello, offensive line coach Herb Hand contacted Catalina on Tuesday, though an offer was not extended.
The Tigers are looking to add depth to an offensive line that will be without starting tackles Shon Coleman and Avery Young entering next season.
But Auburn’s search for viable replacements has stalled in recent weeks.
The Tigers saw offensive lineman targets Lucas Niang and Breontae Matthews commit elsewhere on Monday. Niang, a three-star offensive tackle, spurned the Tigers for TCU. Matthews, a junior college standout, whom Herb pursued over the past two weeks, committed to Kansas State.
Auburn’s other remaining targets include four-star offensive tackle E.J. Price and three-star lineman Prince Sammons. Price, one of the top uncommitted lineman in the country, took an official visit to Auburn on Jan. 22. He was visited by Herb and offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee on Wednesday.
Sammons was visited in-home by both Hand and coach Gus Malzahn on Tuesday. He is slated to take an official visit to Auburn this weekend.
Catalina will visit Florida this weekend, as reported by SEC Country earlier in the week.
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