Bart Eddins Is In the House

Auburn reeled in a big part of thier 2006 signing class when this talented defender signed on the dotted line.

Montgomery, Ala.--There was never an real drama surrounding where Bart Eddins would play his football on the college level, but the 6-4, 260-pound defensive tackle prospect made his commitment official as he signed a national letter of intent to play for Auburn on Wednesday morning.

Eddins is the younger brother of Bret Eddins, who was a member of the Auburn football team from 2000-2004, and son of Liston Eddins, who played at Auburn from 1973-1975.

Bart Eddins

The younger Eddins is a five-star prospect and the seventh-rated defensive tackle in the country out of Trinity Presbyterian in Montgomery.

He joins former high school teammates tight end Tommy Trott, who signed with Auburn last season and receiver Austin Hoyt, who walked on with the Tigers in 2005.

Eddins was the second commitment of the 2006 signing class, giving his verbal to the Tigers on July 16.

In January he played for the East squad in the U.S. Army All-American Game and was named a team captain.

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