2013 DT Looking At Tigers Following Visit

Dooly County standout Montravius Adams talks about his Junior Day visit to Auburn and what he likes about the Tigers.

Vienna, Ga.—One of the fastest-rising 2013 recruits, big Montravius Adams from Dooly County High, was on hand for Auburn's Junior Day on Saturday and was impressed by what he saw and heard from Gene Chizik's program.

"I had a good visit at Auburn," Adams said. "It was my first time there. I met all the coaches. It was real good.

"They're an SEC school, which is where the best football is played at, where the powerhouses are at," he added. "I like it."

A 6-4, 285-pounder with good feet and explosion off the ball, Adams had a huge junior year for coach Shelton Felton in 2011. Facing constant double teams he made 84 total tackles with 45 going for a loss and also added 10 sacks.

Those numbers and his recent play in the Georgia Rising Senior Game have schools lining up in rapid fashion to try to get on board with the 2013 prospect. Currently with offers from Auburn, Alabama, Clemson, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky and Mississippi State, Adams said that while Clemson has been thought to be the early favorite he's still pretty open with Auburn very much in the mix because of Mike Pelton.

Auburn's second-year defensive line coach and former Tiger standout, Pelton got his start in the collegiate ranks at Troy. It was there he coached Felton, who is now doing the same for Adams. He said that's something that is neat to think about.

"It was good, especially since he coached my coach," Adams said of Pelton. "We have a good relationship."

Saying that academics and the chance to play early are two of the things he's looking for in a school, Adams added that he doesn't plan on making an early decision and will likely carry things all the way to signing day in 2013.


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