February 22, 2008

Top juniors heading to AU for Junior Day

Eight of the top in-state recruits for the class of 2009 are expected to be in Auburn Sunday for the Tigers' first Junior Day of the 2008-09 recruiting season.

Gadsden City CB Dre Kirkpatrick and WR Kendall Kelly are expected to join Mobile-Williamson DL Terrence Coleman, Brewton-W.S. Neal DL Jamar Travis, Greenville DE Jamontay Pilson, Harvest-Sparkman DE Anthony Orr, Pelham DB Alvin Hines and Athens DE William Ming on unofficial visits to Auburn.

The eight should join approximately 25 other early Auburn targets, the majority of which will come from in the state.

The recruits, all current juniors in high school, will arrive on campus Sunday. Most will attend the Auburn-Alabama basketball game before taking to the sidelines for the Tigers' first practice of the spring, which begins at 3:15 p.m.

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