We have discussed in the past the importance recruiting is to any college football program. “Relationships” Coach Chizik has stated, being built and kept is what it takes to have good recruiting. HERE is a story of Coach Taylor, and his relationship with the family of Eric Berry. The former Tennessee Volunteer, who now plies his trade in the NFL.
The gang at al.com has several good stories, they include Charles Goldberg, Evan Woodbery, and Tommy Hicks.
Andy Bitter has the full story on Auburn's return to practice Wednesday, and what position battles to look for. I for one belive the offensive line will be just fine and dandy, Auburn has recruited 11 4 star or better players over the last two seasons, and only one, has left the program.
David Morrison of OANews has a really compelling look as to why Onterio McCalebb will be the breakout player this season for our Tigers. Interesting stuff.
One of my favorite stories of the week is by Riley Downing over at THE WAR EAGLE READER. Mr. Downing has done an excellent job of writing, and presenting the facts. You will be thankful for this link because of the way you'll feel about Auburn's running game afterward.
In case you haven't heard, 3 star DE Darius Philon has uncommitted from Auburn, and reopened his recruitment. Understandably, Mr. Philon was a little unsure about his early commitment from the start. So, this was not really a surprise. No worries though, as AU landed another DE commit today. 4Star defensive tackle Tyler Nero. What a cool name. Welcome to the family Mr. Nero, and,