Kamryn Melton Still All In With Tigers

Auburn cornerback commitment Kamryn Melton talks about visiting the Tigers this weekend and gives his thoughts on the new coaching staff.

Dothan, Ala.—Since committing to the Auburn Tigers soon after a junior day visit last February, speedy defensive back Kamryn Melton has been solidly committed to playing his football on the Plains. Getting ready to take his one and only official visit this weekend to spend more time at his future home, Melton said he's pumped up to spend more time with the new coaching staff.

"I got a chance to talk to the whole defensive staff recently," Melton tells Inside The Auburn Tigers. "I talked to Coach Melvin Smith about an hour the other day and I probably talk to Coach Cheese (Charlie Harbison) the most out of everybody.

"You can just really tell they want to get to know their players," he added. "They want to get on the same level with the players and get to know them. I like their coaching style. They are old school and laid back, and they'll tell you when you're doing wrong and doing right. They are very down to earth. They have already gotten to know my family and that's a big plus to me. When I get up there the bond will get even stronger this weekend."

One of the top defensive backs at the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic in Montgomery in December, Melton is athletic and plays the ball well when it's in the air. Those are qualities that Smith used to his advantage when coaching Jim Thorpe winner Johnthan Banks at Mississippi State this past season, something that sticks out to Melton.

"I saw he coached the Thorpe winner this year and when I talked to him about it he just said that Banks was coachable," Melton said. "He just went out there and played football and did what he had to do on the field. I think I could be that caliber of player and go out there and do the same thing with his coaching."

Not planning on taking any other official visits besides his trip to Auburn this weekend, Melton said for him it's just exciting to think about getting a full weekend to sample what life is going to be like for him the next four or five years with the Tigers.

"I'm very excited about hanging out with the whole coaching staff," Melton said. "I just want to get up there. I can't wait to get face to face with them and see how they act.

"I'm All In," he added. "This is the only visit I'm going to take. The family atmosphere is the difference for me. When I was there for Big Cat Weekend I felt that and I have stayed strong with it. It got my heart that weekend and just took it."

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