Speedy Autry Enjoys Auburn Trip

Speedy offensive player Myles Autry discusses his visit to Auburn on Friday, where the Tigers stand, his decision plans and more.

Norcross, Ga.—One of the top athletes in Georgia, speedy Myles Autry has offers from schools all over the country despite having knee surgery early in 2013. Expected to be back to full speed by the time his team hits the field this fall, Autry is taking his recruiting slow as he approaches his senior season.

On Friday he took an unofficial visit to Auburn to check out the Tigers and talk with coaches Dameyune Craig and Rodney Garner. Rated the nation's number 18 running back by Scout.com but also being recruited as a wide receiver by many programs, Autry says it was good to get a feel for Auburn and see the campus and facilities.

"It was great," Autry says. "Auburn is a great little school to come visit and it's SEC so there's nothing bad about that. Coach Craig showed me around a little bit. I went to his office and they showed me a little film on how they would use me if I come here, a little bit of slot, a little bit of receiver, a little bit of punt return and kick return and a little bit of quarterback…I had a great time here talking to all the coaches and stuff."

Modeling his game after former USC star Reggie Bush and wearing #5 for Norcross, Autry is a player that excels in both the running and passing game. Learning more about Auburn's offense and Malzahn's ability to get the ball in the hands of his playmakers has Autry thinking the Tigers might be a good spot for him.

"It fits me a lot," Autry says. "They were showing me how they put their running backs out in space. They were showing me slot receiver and how they were in space and what routes they run. I can see myself doing that."

With a top two of Georgia Tech (brother Anthony Autry plays for the Yellow Jackets) and Ohio State earlier this summer, Autry says that both are still high on his list following his trip to Auburn but that the Tigers have made a move for him recently with Florida State also in the mix along with several other schools.

"Definitely," Autry notes. "I love it. They will definitely be one of my top schools. I just have to keep cutting things down and keep looking at schools. I'll see from there."

Planning to cut his list down to a Top Five later this month and then concentrating on those schools this fall before making a decision on signing day, Autry says he's looking for a school that fits his future plans (Finance) and is a good fit for him and his skills offensively.

Norcross went 15-0 in 2012 and Autry finished the season with over 1,800 all-purpose yards. He had 13 receiving touchdowns, nine rushing touchdowns, and he returned five punts for touchdowns.


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