DeAndre Woods talks in-state schools

DeAndre Woods, wide receiver from Clay-Chalkville, Ala., is a talented 2013 recruit who already has one big SEC offer. He has visited another SEC school this season and will return again this weekend. Andrew Bone has the latest news with Woods who is coming off a big game against Oxford.

"We are 3-0," said DeAndre Woods. "We had a big win last week. We needed that win. I led the team in receptions and had a touchdown. I feel like I am doing good this year. I've had a lot of catches in just three games."

The 6-foot-3, 205-pound prospect hopes to surpass his 2010 total of 19 catches for 400 yards and four touchdowns.

"I feel like my routes, my get off and catching the ball are my biggest strengths," said Woods. "I still need to work on my hips and flexibility."

Woods landed his first offer this past summer from an in-state SEC school.

"Auburn offered me after I attended their camp," he said. "Auburn is a favorite, but I am looking at any schools where I can get some playing time. Auburn is a good school though.

"I like Auburn because they like to have fun. I feel like I can have fun and get along with everyone. It's a business at the same time."

Woods visited Alabama for the Kent State game two weeks ago. He plans to return to Tuscaloosa this weekend.

"I liked the visit down there," he said. "I liked the atmosphere. I liked everything. I talked to the offensive coordinator [Jim McElwain] and the wide receivers coach [Mike Groh].

"They were just telling me a few things I can improve on. They told me where I come out of my breaks I need to get my hips down. They said I am a good player, and they are ready to see me play.

"I like Alabama. They are a good school. I like how organized they are down there. I just like them a lot."

Woods is receiving mail from several schools, but said Alabama and Auburn are showing the most interest.

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