Four-Star QB Enjoys First Look At Auburn

Talented quarterback Kai Locksley (Baltimore, Md.) discusses his visit to Auburn and what he likes about the Tigers.

Baltimore, Md.--A four-star prospect and the No. 18 quarterback in the country according to Scout.com, 6-4, 185 Kai Locksley took a trip to Auburn over the weekend to get his first in-person look at Coach Gus Malzahn's Tigers. Arriving on Friday and getting to spend time with the coaching staff before and after Saturday's spring scrimmage, he said everything about the trip was great.

"It was a real great experience," Locksley said. "I got to learn a little bit more in-depth about the program. I got to learn learn a little bit more about the coaches and personalities and just kind of how everything works there at Auburn. Just relationship-wise I started a foundation and got to know the coaches and players a lot better."

The son of Maryland offensive coordinator Mike Locksley, he has been around the game his entire life. Knowing what to look for in a program and using his dad to help him answer any questions he might have, Locksley said getting an extended look at Auburn and getting to see them in a practice situation was important for him.

"It was very big, very key for me," Locksley said. "In the recruiting process you just want to know how everything works and how you can kind of fit in. It was very key and critical and I liked what I saw today.

"I see myself fitting in very well," he added of the offense. "Some of the things they said I do well fits their program and offensive scheme well. Just from watching it there are a lot of things I would love to do, going vertical and using my feet and athleticism. It's definitely a good fit I would say."

Recently narrowing his list down to a Top 15, Locksley said he plans to narrow things down by the end of his school year and now that he's seen Auburn he feels like the Tigers will be in the hunt.

"Based on how it went today it definitely increases my interest in them," Locksley said of his visit to Auburn. "I definitely like the school more and they will definitely be a school in the running when it comes down to it."

As a junior he completed 55 percent of his passes for six touchdowns. He added 850 yards and 14 scores on the ground.


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