Bluechip Recruit Rates AU Visit A Perfect "10"

This talented football prospect comments on his official visit to Auburn.

Pensacola, Fla.--Talented linebacker Jon Demps has returned home after taking an official visit to Auburn this weekend and says he is impressed with what Auburn had to offer.

"It went good," Demps says. "It was a 10."

Demps, a middle linebacker who made more than 300 tackles in his final two seasons at Washington Senior High School, has one more visit remaining before making his decision. He has already visited LSU, Miami and Florida State.

"I still have to go to Florida," he says. "(The new staff) is cool. I've talked to them a few times and they're all right."

Demps says he will wait a couple of weeks before making his decision, but says Auburn is definitely in the mix for his services.

"I really didn't know anything about Auburn, but I got to check out their weight room and athletics center and they were real nice," he says.

Demps says that the team chemistry also stood at about the Tigers and linebacker Karibi Dede was his player host.

The talented prospect's older brother Willie, who plays for LSU, is trying to convince Jon to head west to LSU. The 6-4, 228-pounder notes that he is seriously considering LSU and likes what he has seen so far of the new LSU coaching staff.

Despite giving Auburn's visit a ranking of a perfect 10, Demps, whose father is a minister, says he wants to finish his visits before deciding who is his leader from a group that includes FSU, Miami, Auburn and LSU. The new Florida coaching staff is also trying to get into the mix as are others.

Jon Demps

His stock as a prospect was high going into his senior season after making 145 tackles with seven sacks. It went even higher this fall as he finished with 160 stops with six sacks and five caused fumbles.

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