Big Athlete To Visit Tigers

This big quarterback is being recruited as a linebacker by the Tigers.

Bay Minette, Ala--Sometimes you can just look at a player and get an idea he's something special. Such is the case with Baldwin County High quarterback Zach Anderson.

Standing 6-feet-4 inches tall and weighing 235 pounds with the ability to run better than a 4.6 in the 40-yard dash, Anderson is one of the top big athletes in the state this season and some schools are beginning to sit up and take notice.

Anderson could play any number of positions in college but appears destined for defense.

"I'm hearing from Middle Tennessee, Central Florida, Louisville and Auburn," he notes. While saying that he doesn't have an offer from the Tigers at the moment, he is planning on taking a visit to the Plains in late January. "I have a visit set up January 11 for Central Florida and Auburn on January 25."

A high school teammate of Auburn signee Anthony Mix, Anderson was a two-year starter at quarterback for the Tigers and led his team to the third-round of the 6A playoffs this season before falling to Auburn High School on the road. Accounting for more than 2,000 yards of total offense and 14 touchdowns, Anderson notes that he knows a lot about the Tiger program being from the state and looks forward to his visit.

"I feel like I can go in there and play early," he tells Inside The Auburn Tigers. Being recruited to play linebacker for Auburn, he likes the idea of playing for Coach Joe Whitt as well. "I like their athletic program and the school academically as well…I like Coach Whitt. It would be fun to play for someone like him."

Tiger Ticket Extra: A superb basketball player, Anderson plays power and small forward for Baldwin County and hopes to once again lead his team deep into the playoffs. Averaging 23 points and 10 rebounds a game for the 8-4 team, he will likely earn some All-State honors on the hardwood in addition to his football exploits this season.


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