The Auburn Tigers picked up their 10th verbal commitment for the Class of 2003 from one of the top…
Tigers Get 10th Football Verbal
Coffeyville, Kan.—Defensive end Tony McClain from Coffeyville Community College is Auburn's 10th public verbal football commitment. A 6-3, 250-pounder, he is scheduled to sign with Auburn in December. He will have three seasons of eligibility at the Division I level and plays a position where the Tigers are short on numbers. With 18 quarterback sacks this season, he's one of the most sought-after players in the junior college ranks and he took a visit to last weekend to see the Georgia at AU game. "I liked the atmosphere," McClain said. "The crowd and the fans and the people, Auburn is just a great place to be. They support the team a lot. That's what I've been looking for. If they give me a chance hopefully I can help those guys win the SEC easily next year. It's a great place." Tony McClain McLain was one of four official visitors. The group included his teammate, TB Brandon Jacobs, and a pair of high school defensive ends, Quentin Grooves from Greenville, Miss., and Trannell Morant from Braddock High in Miami, Fla. (More to come.)
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