Young Center Looks Good at Auburn Camp

Class of 2016 football prospect Brett Heggie attended Auburn's rising juniors camp.

Mount Dora, Fla.--A starter at center since his ninth grade season, class of 2016 prospect Brett Heggie was one of the more impressive performers at Auburn’s football camp for rising juniors this past weekend.

Standing six-foot-four and weighing 280 pounds, the 16-year-old from Mount Dora High School showed why he already has scholarship offers and why more will likely be coming.

Asked about his favorite aspect of the camp, Heggie said, “I loved the one-on-ones. That was the most exciting part. It was great going against all of the good talent.”

He did well enough in the drills to get attention from Auburn’s offensive line coach, J.B. Grimes. That was good news for the prospect.

“He said I did a great job and he is going to be in contact with me,” said Heggie, whose father, Bruce, played linebacker at FSU and whose brother, Bruce, Jr., played offensive guard at Notre Dame.

Heggie has been on the camp circuit recently with visits to events at Miami, FIU, Wake Forest, Duke, Tennessee and Kentucky. He has also visited North Carolina State and plans to check out the Florida Gators on Friday.

The prospect said going to the camps has been a learning experience, including the one at Auburn. “The Auburn camp was definitely helpful,” Heggie pointed out. “Coach Grimes taught me a lot.”

Heggie said that prior to coming to Auburn the Tigers were showing interest. “The guy who is recruiting me is Coach (Scott) Fountain so I talked to him for a long time,” said the prospect, who noted that his early offers are from Memphis, N.C. State, FIU and Cincinnati.

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