Prospects Heading to AU For One-Day Camp

Coach Gene Chizik and his coaching staff are the hosts for a one-day football camp for prospects.

Auburn, Ala.--Auburn's football camp season continues on Sunday with a one-day event that is expected to attract college prospects from Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Mississippi and other states.

Included in the group of expected visitors is Auburn's most recent verbal commitment for the 2012 signee class, Jahmere Irvin-Sills from Eastern Christian Academy in Elkton, Md. He arrived early for the camp and is expected to continue his first-ever visit to Auburn through Monday.

His teammate, 6-3, 310-pound Khaliel Rodgers, is also scheduled to participate in the camp. Rodgers, who is rated as the No. 2 center prospect in the country, has an offer from the Tigers.

Among the in-state prospects expected to work out at the camp is quarterback/athlete Jason Smith from McGill-Toolen in Mobile, who has visited Auburn previously. He picked up an early offer from the Tigers after a breakout performance as a junior.

Two standout prospects from the other side of Mobile Bay from Smith are expected to attend the camp. Cornerback Jonathan Cook from Spanish Fort High and linebacker Jonathan Walton from Bayside Academy in Daphne are headed to the Plains.

Jonathan Cook

From nearby Fairhope High School another prospect expected to visit is Nate Andrews, a wide receiver/safety who is attracting attention from Division I programs.

A couple of the top prospects from central Alabama expected to attend include class of 2014 linebacker Shaun Hamilton from Carver High in Montgomery and class of 2013 athlete Cameron Luper from Auburn High.

Shaun Hamilton

Hamilton, who is 6-1, 222 pounds, said he is very high on Coach Gene Chizik's Tigers after getting an offer from the Tigers at Big Cat Weekend. He is considered one of the top Junior in the state.

Luper, the son of Auburn wide receivers coach Curtis Luper, is one of the top football and track and field athletes in the state. He plays quarterback in high school, but could be a wide receiver or a defensive back at the next level.

Cameron Luper plays for Auburn High.

Other in-state players expected to attend the prospects camp include quarterbacks such as junior E.J. Moss from Ashville, C.J. Duncan from St. James in Montgomery and Brandon Daley from Glenwood Academy in Phenix City.

In-state running back prospects expected to attend include junior Garian Bradley from McAdory, Jordan Chunn from Madison County, Michael Howard from Woodland and Cedrix Reed from Foley.

In-state offensive linemen expected to attend the camp include Wilson Bell from Blount, Cameron Fraser from Central of Phenix City, Xavier Fields from Stanhope-Elmore, David Gross from Trinity Presbyterian in Montgomery, John Ingram from Bibb County, Harrison Louden from McGill-Toolen, Robert McGee from Mountain Brook, Brandon Spears from Mortimer Jordan and Curtis Warren from Fairfield.

Cameron Fraser plays for a strong team at Central High in Phenix City.

In-state receivers expected to be in Auburn include Alontai Adams, Valontai Adams and Demarcus Bingham from Boley, Brandon Byner from Bessemer City, Patrick Henry from Sidney Lanier of Montgomery, Carl Lee of McGill-Toolen, Dijon Paschal of Tallassee, Sidney Pointer of Hartselle and Clark Quisenberry of Enterprise plus tight end Korey Cunningham from Montevallo.

Among the defensive prospects from in-state expected to attend are linebacker Ted Colburn from Tuscaloosa County, linebacker Jordan Carroll from Briarwood Christian, safety Cedarius Alexander from Notasulga, safety Dezmond Harris from McAdory, 2014 defensive end Jon Michael Edwards from Carver of Montgomery and defensive lineman Aaron Garrison from Carroll of Ozark.

DeMarcus Christmas from Manatee High is expected to attend the camp.

Included in the out-of-state prospects are junior cornerback Omar Truit from Fort Washington, Md., cornerback Demetrius Monday from Pebblebrook High in Douglasville, Ga., cornerback Cinwon Whitehead, Jr. from Washington in Atlanta, safety Demetrius McClenon from Tri-Cities, Ga., High, defensive lineman DeMarcus Christmas from Manatee High in Bradenton, Fla., linebacker Grant Wiles from St. John Lutheran in Ocala, Fla., quarterback Austin Henyon from Trinity Valley School in Fort Worth, Tex., class of 2015 QBs Matthew Nathan from Dunwoody, Ga., High, Elijah Sindelar from Caldwell County, Ky., High and Colby Tuthill from Fort Walton Beach, Fla., High.

Austin Henyon is making the trip to Auburn from Texas.

One of the top class of 2014 quarterback prospects, Deshaun Watson from Gainesville, Ga., High, is making a return trip to Auburn. An early verbal commitment to Clemson, he is still looking at other colleges after putting up impressive numbers as a passer and runner last fall during his sophomore season.

Some other out-of-state prospects expected to attend the camp include offensive linemen Devin Farrior of Wayne County, Miss., High, junior Sam Kozan from Valor Christian High in Castle Rock, Colo., Thor Miller from Manatee High in Bradenton, Fla., Ramsey Myers from Ridgeview, Fla., High, and Cameron Ruff from Jesuit High in Tampa, Fla.

Marcus Cox

Also expected to work out on Sunday are wide receiver Marcus Cox from Dacula, Ga., High, class of 2015 receivers Sam Dobbs from Landmark Christian in Fairburn, Ga., Joshua Owen from Loganville Christian, Ga., and Kelvin McKnight Jr. from Manatee High plus class of 2013 prospect Shannon Smith from Westside High in Macon, Ga. Another Georgian expected to camp is running back Chris Carson from Parkview High.

Inside The AU Tigers Top Stories