Impressive 2013 Prospect Looking For Offers

Still waiting on his first offer, 2013 prospect Courtney Miggins is a player that could explode once the offers come rolling in.

Lithonia, Ga.—Colleges are always looking for help on the defensive line in the world of recruiting and a player that should see his interest level continue to rise is 6-5, 245 Courtney Miggins from Miller Grove High. A prospect that helped himself at last month's Georgia Junior All-Star Game, Miggins took a visit to Auburn on Monday to check out the Tigers and said he enjoyed everything about the trip.

"It was a good experience," Miggins said. "I met a lot of new people. The coaches showed me around the indoor practice facility and the dorms. I got to see the weight room and everything. It was definitely good to meet people you could see yourself working with. I met Coach (Tommy) Thigpen, he's a cool dude. I met a lot of staff that helps out with the football program as well."

A powerful defensive end and tight end that is still looking for his first offer, Miggins said that he really enjoyed having the chance to meet and talk with Auburn's coaches and support personnel on his trip, including defensive line Coach Mike Pelton.

"After you get to meet them you kind of see how it is not only playing football," Miggins said. "You also get to feel how when you're playing football you should never take a play off.

"What I liked about Auburn is that I saw how everybody else, not just the coaches, but the weight room coaches and the equipment people are real nice," he added. "That stood out to me because most schools just focus on the main coaches. By me getting a chance to see what other people do, that was kind of cool and stood out to me."

Hearing from Louisville, Georgia Tech, Alabama, South Carolina and Kentucky already Miggins said while he's starting to get more and more attention in recruiting his goal the rest of the spring and summer is to try to let coaches see him in person. He said he also plans to work hard to improve his game heading into his senior season.

"I want to take a lot of visits," Miggins said. "Over the summer I want to work on the things I didn't do as well last season. I want to try to establish a better mindset about the sport of football."

Last season was his first for Miller Grove after transferring from Stone Mountain and he made the most of his new opportunity. Playing both ways Miggins made 40 tackles with eight sacks and 10 tackles for a loss while also playing some offensive line and tight end in addition to defensive line.

"I feel like I'm a good tight end both passing and blocking," Miggins said. "My strength is definitely on defense. I play good on the line and I'm very agile for a noseguard."


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