January 21, 2009

Chizik offers Peach State LB/S

Joel Kight was all set to make a decision this week between Ole Miss, Oklahoma State and Georgia Tech.

But those plans were put on hold when the Lithonia (Ga.) Martin Luther King linebacker/safety received a call from Auburn head coach Gene Chizik and assistant Tracy Rocker.

"They offered him (Tuesday)," MLK head coach Corey Jarvis said. "He's excited about it because, in all honesty, that's where he wanted to go. He went down there for a couple of camps the past two years, he really liked the campus.

"He was kinda disappointed that the previous staff hadn't made any contact with him since this summer. He's excited and the offer actually made him eliminate Georgia Tech."

Jarvis said Kight will decide between Auburn, Ole Miss and Oklahoma State following his AU visit this weekend.

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