4-Star Receiver Ricardo Louis Picks Auburn

Four-star wide receiver Ricardo Louis, who flipped from Auburn to FSU and then de-committed, signed with the Tigers on Wednesday.

Miami Beach, Fla.—After months of being committed to the Auburn Tigers, four-star receiver Ricardo Louis surprisingly switched his verbal to Florida State late in the recruiting process after visiting the Seminoles.

Following the hiring of Scot Loeffler as Auburn's offensive coordinator and having the chance to talk to the coach, Louis backed off his FSU commitment and on Wednesday signed with the Auburn Tigers at a ceremony at Miami Beach Senior High School.

A standout as mostly a quarterback during his career, Louis is projected to be a wide receiver on the next level and he flashed plenty of potential at that during the Under Armour All-American Game and practices in early January.

Ranked the number 29 wide receiver in the nation by Scout.com, the 6-2, 205 Louis is physically ready to play on the next level and has a chance to play early in college.

Following his official visit in October, Louis said that one of the best things about the trip for him was having the opportunity to witness Tiger Walk. Proclaiming it the best experience he's had the wide receiver gave it rave reviews.

"There's nothing better than the Tiger Walk," Louis said. "Everybody loves you. You get to shake hands with little kids and all of that. It's amazing."

Something that played in Auburn's favor with Louis was getting Zeke Pike to commit and ultimately enroll early. He's a player that Louis built a relationship with over the past year and he said the two are excited about the future on the Plains.

"Every time we talk to each other all we talk about is how it's going to be next year," Louis said of his relationship with Pike. "We're going to meet up, he's going to throw me some balls and touchdowns. That's what we talk about--next year, all the time."

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