Wide Receiver Says He Is Solid For The Tigers

Miami Springs star Devin Aromashodu says that he will sign with Auburn.

Miami Springs, Fla.--Devin Aromashodu, one of the top wide receiver prospects in South Florida, says recruiting is done for him and he will sign with Auburn on Feb. 6th.

On Sunday, he said that Auburn and Florida, where he visited last weekend, were his finalists. Then on Monday he committed to North Carolina State. Later on Monday, he said he was uncommitted.

On Wednesday night, after getting an in-home visit from Auburn assistant coaches Eddie Gran and Greg Knox he said that he is now committed to the Tigers and he doesn't plan to change.

"I am committing to Auburn," Aromashodu said on Wednesday night. When asked why he picked Auburn, he said, "I like the new offensive coordinator (Bobby Petrino) and I am ready to play there.

"Auburn is looking for receivers and it is an opportunity to play in the SEC," he added. "I have liked Auburn for a long time and that is a factor, too."

His parents had earlier wanted him to go to the University of Florida. "They are good with my decision to go to Auburn now," the 6-2, 185, 4.45 receiver says.

When asked if he was going to still consider other college offers, which will certainly keep coming, he says, "No, I am done."

Devin Aromashodu is shown in action playing for Miami Springs High School.

The wide receiver visited Florida this past weekend. Earlier, he took visits to Ohio State and Michigan State as well as North Carolina State.

On Monday night, he played in the annual Dade-Broward All-Star game. "It was OK, but it was disappointing for me," he says. "Our quarterback never threw me the ball. The one time he was getting ready to throw it to me, he was sacked." Broward, which featured Auburn commitment Caviri Dailey at safety, won 35-14. "He looked good to me," Aromashodu said. "He made a real nice play breaking up a deep pass." Dailey is from Plantation High.

Tiger Ticket: The wide receiver says he plans to run the 100 meters this spring for Miami Springs High...When asked why a top prospect would seriously consider an ACC school when he had an offer from SEC programs like Auburn and Florida, he said, "I like the wide receiver coach at N.C. State and they run a passing offense."...With Aromashodu headed to Auburn, his buddy Lamart Barrett,, a 6-2, 195 wide receiver with sub 4.5 speed who is at Avon Old Farms School in Avon, Conn., is expected to stick with his Sunday commitment to the Tigers.


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