Auburn Signee Profile: Raashed Kennion

Tall defensive end Rasheed Kennion has signed with Gus Malzahn's Auburn Tigers.

Auburn Signee: Raashed Kennion is a 6-7, 230 prospect from First Coast High School in Jacksonville, Fla.

Position/Scout Ranking: He is rated three stars as the No. 58 ranked defensive end prospect in the country.

Auburn's Main Competition: Kennion was an early commitment to Coach Tommy Tuberville's University of Cincinnati team before flipping to the Tigers.

Why Auburn Signed Him: The Tigers have a major need to bring in defensive ends with pass rushing skills and Kennion looks promising with his combination of size and quickness.

Raashed Kennion

Quoting Kennion: "It was just a feeling at Auburn. Something in my heart told me I needed to be at Auburn. I have always kind of been an Auburn fan. My mom loves Auburn. I love the coaches and people there."

Worth Noting: Kennion got the attention of Auburn defensive line coach Rodney Garner with an outstanding performance at a summer football prospects camp on the Auburn campus.

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