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Tuesday, July 27, 2010

LB Justin Garrett commits to Auburn

Justin Garrett, an outside linebacker from Tucker, Ga., said Tuesday that he'll sign with Auburn in 2011.

, AuburnSports.com and Inside the Auburn Tigers reported the news first.

The 6-foot-2, 185-pound Garrett is the Tigers' 12th commitment for 2011 and their second linebacker, joining Chris Landrum of Sweet Water, Ala.

Garrett had offers from more than a dozen schools, including Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina, Clemson and Florida State.

Rivals and Scout both rank him as a three-star recruit. Scout lists him as the No. 21 outside linebacker in the country.

Garrett is Auburn's fourth commitment since it hosted its final summer camp July 17. Here's an updated commit list:
  • Angelo Blackson, DL, 6-5, 289, 3-star, Bear, Del. (Red Lion Christian Academy)
  • Sammie Coates, WR, 6-3, 170, 2-star, Leroy, Ala. (Leroy High)
  • Jaylon Denson, WR, 6-3, 190, NR, Hoover, Ala. (Hoover High)
  • Reese Dismukes, C, 6-3, 272, 4-star, Spanish Fort, Ala. (Spanish Fort High)
  • Kiehl Frazier, QB, 6-3, 215, 4-star, Springdale, Ark. (Shiloh Christian)
  • Justin Garrett, OLB, 6-2, 185, 3-star, Tucker, Ga. (Tucker High)
  • Devin Gaulden, CB, 5-10, 175, NR, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (University School)
  • Chris Landrum, LB, 6-2, 215, 3-star, Sweet Water, Ala. (Sweet Water High)
  • Izauea Lanier, DB, 6-1, 190, NR, Gordo, Ala. (East Mississippi CC)
  • JaBrian Niles, DE, 6-2, 270, 3-star, Mobile, Ala. (Davidson High)
  • Thomas O'Reilly, OL, 6-3, 315, 3-star, Marietta, Ga. (Pope High)
  • Anthony Swain, S, 6-3, 215, 3-star, Gadsden, Ala. (Gadsden City High)


Tar Heel Tiger said...

Welcome aboard, Justin!


JoeinFP said...

At 185 seems a little light to be a LB. Mayby SS?

Andy Bitter said...

He's still got a year of high school to go. And once he gets to Auburn, they can get him to whatever weight they want.

According to Rivals, Zac Etheridge was 174 pounds when he signed.