Ramsey Ready To Be A Tiger

Auburn offensive line commitment Chaz Ramsey talks about his play as a senior and getting ready to be an Auburn Tiger.

Madison, Miss.--When Chaz Ramsey made the move from small private school football at Madison Academy to the more competitive football this season at Madison Central he didn't really know what to expect in his senior season. Following a season that saw his team finish 8-4 before losing in the playoffs the 6-4, 287-pound Ramsey says he feels like his senior year was as good as he could have hoped for.

"I think I did real well," Ramsey tells Inside The Auburn Tigers. "At the first of the season it was just about getting used to a new game speed. By the end of the season things turned out real good. I think I ended up with 60-something pancake blocks and I graded out at 90 percent for the season."

One of Auburn's earliest commitments, making his decision in June, Ramsey was able to not worry on the recruiting front as a senior and concentrate on football and academics. When he wasn't in school or playing football Ramsey says he was usually taking trips to see his future teammates in action. Now that the season is done he says he can finally take some time to relax.

"The season was real hectic," Ramsey says. "I think I missed the Arkansas game and that was it. I love coming over there. Now I'm just taking time to relax and hunt."

Ramsey is a physical player who could see action guard or even tackle for the Tigers.

Two of the games Ramsey took in were road contests at Mississippi State and Ole Miss. Usually found along the fence behind Auburn's bench, Ramsey says he was not only impressed by the way the Tigers play, but also by the fan support for each game.

"It was pretty impressive," Ramsey says. "They have some of the best fans I have ever seen. We went to the Ole Miss game and I think half of the stadium was orange. That's really exciting to know that even when you travel there are still going to people there and people always supporting you."

Ramsey says he's scheduled to make his official visit to Auburn on the weekend of Jan. 12 along with several other players. That will be the big visit date with many of the Tigers' commitments likely to come in that weekend along with a select few players the Tigers are still recruiting. Ramsey says that it will be yet another chance to bond with his future teammates in an Auburn setting.

"I think we're doing in on Jan. 11, the weekend everybody is coming," Ramsey says. "That's the time for me. I have been talking with Bailey Woods all the time and Ryan Pugh and Kodi Burns and Enrique Davis. We all keep in touch. It's great because we haven't even gotten to really know each other yet and we still keep in touch. That's pretty awesome."

Before reporting to Auburn next summer Ramsey is player who could play in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic in Mobile in June. At that time Ramsey says he hopes to be closer to his Auburn playing weight of 300-305 pounds. If that is the case then look for Ramsey to make a strong run at early playing time for the Tigers.

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