One of the biggest names expected in was massive offensive tackle Greg Robinson from Thibodaux, La. A high school teammate of Auburn freshman Trovon Reed, Robinson has been a frequent visitor to Auburn and was expected to take another look at the Tigers this weekend but will postpone that trip by one week. He plans to be in Auburn next week for the Georgia game. This weekend he'll be in Baton Rouge for the Alabama-LSU showdown.
Several of Auburn's current commitments are expected to take in Saturday's game including center Reese Dismukes from Spanish Fort, linebacker Chris Landrum from Sweet Water, and defensive athlete Anthony Swain from Gadsden City. Dismukes and his Toros will be playing at Tallassee Friday night in the first round of the AHSAA playoffs.
Several other top senior prospects will be taking in the game as well including a pair of standout running backs from Alabama. Speedy Chris Dukes from UMS-Wright is expected to check out the Tigers vs. the Mocs as is lightning fast Ameer Abdullah from Homewood. Abdullah was very impressive at one of Auburn's summer camps and has had a strong senior year for the Patriots.
Fudge Van Hooser
While the list of seniors is a solid one, the underclassmen expected to be in attendance is one of the best groups in recent memory for an Auburn game. A Tulane commitment, Trinity's Fudge Van Hooser is a fantastic athlete that plays both quarterback and wide receiver for the Wildcats and is expected to be a wide receiver on the next level. He is expected is as is talented defensive back D.J. White from Union Grove High in McDonough, Ga. Both were standouts at Auburn's summer camp.
A talented running back for the 2012 class, Enterprise's Willie Curry had a big junior year for the Wildcats despite their disappointing season. He is expected to visit along with Opelika defensive end Tory Agee, the son of Tommie Agee. Sidney Lanier junior quarterback KeDarius Humphries won the MVP at the Scout MVP Camp at Auburn last summer and is expected to visit this weekend.
Four juniors on four of the top teams in Alabama are also expected to visit in athlete Tyler Hayes from Thomasville, linebackers Terris Lewis from Linden and Javier Mitchell from Leeds, and defensive lineman Jake Whaley from Briarwood Christian. Defensive lineman Darren Lake from Sumter County is also expected in as is Jamal Johnson, one of the top 2012 defensive linemen in Georgia from Southeast Bulloch High.
Thomasville's Tyler Hayes
Other top underclassmen expected in are a trio of defensive linemen from Dadeville in 2012 standouts Darrien Hutcherson and Rashad Blackwell as well as 2013 performer Rod Crayton. A defensive tackle, Crayton has close to 100 tackles and 10 sacks as a sophomore for the undefeated Tigers. Defensive end Ladarius Banks (East Paulding, Ga.), wide receiver Jeremy Ford (Alma Bryant), and 2013 standout and younger brother of Jeffrey Whitaker, Brian Whitaker (Westside Macon, Ga.) are also expected in.