Malzahn Impresses Talented 2014 Prospect

Longtime friends with Auburn junior college signee Ben Bradley, 2014 prospect Kevin Mouhon got a guided tour from Gus Malzahn on a recent visit to the Plains.

Norcross, Ga.—Taking a visit to Auburn along with very good friend Ben Bradley on Sunday while the junior college signee got settled in to his new home on the Plains, talented 2014 linebacker prospect Kevin Mouhon got to experience a little bit of hospitality from the Tigers as well.

Expected to be one of the top linebacker prospects in the South next year and already with nine offers, including Florida State, Ohio State and Tennessee, the 6-2, 220 Mouhon was surprised to get a tour of the facilities from Coach Gus Malzahn himself as well as the opportunity to spend some time with Auburn's new head coach.

"It was an unbelievable experience," Mouhon tells Inside the Auburn Tigers. "The head coach was showing me around. I have only dreamed about that. It was really nice. I wasn't expecting it. Someone told me Coach wanted to see me and it happened. I still can't believe it.

"He's a good coach," he added. "He just wanted to figure out more about me and who I am as a person and also learn about my family. He seems like a great coach. We went to the locker room and meeting rooms and also the weight room. After that I got a tour by other coaches."

With Bradley enrolling in classes on Monday and preparing to go through spring practice, Mouhon will likely learn much more about the Tigers in the coming weeks and months from his good friend. That's something he said won't hurt Auburn's chances at all with him if he gets an offer from the Tigers.

"Me and him are really close," Mouhon said. "Ever since I was a freshman he has taken me under his wing and trying to guide me the right way. I just wanted to check things out with him at Auburn. Obviously me and Ben are really close and he'll have an influence on me coming to Auburn. I'm still going to keep my options and my mind open to other schools though.

"I know a lot about Auburn because Cam Newton went there," Mouhon added. "They won the championship a few years ago and were really good. I know a lot about their history. It's a great place. I hope they offer me. They told me they would keep looking at me and stay in touch."

With so much attention and still a senior season left to go, Mouhon said he's just going to take his time with everything and enjoy the process. Expecting an even busier spring and summer heading into next fall, he said he's just along for the ride.

"I remember when the first offer came in I couldn't believe it," Mouhon said. "They are still coming in and it's a humbling experience for me."

As a junior he racked up 152 total tackles, five sacks, two interceptions and one defensive touchdown for a Norcross team that went 15-0 and won the Georgia Class AAAAAA Championship.


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