Seminole, Fla.--One of Florida's top defensive back prospects made the trip to Auburn last weekend for the first senior camp of the summer and says that he left with a newfound respect for the Tigers and the program under the leadership of Coach Tommy Tuberville.
Osceola cornerback T'Sharvan Bell is a standout for the Kowboys and has offers from over a dozen schools but says Auburn is the team to beat for him after his visit.
"It went pretty good," Bells tells Inside The Auburn Tigers of his first visit to Auburn. "I didn't like it at first because I didn't really see anybody around town. After I went to camp everything looked a lot better. I thought it was pretty cool. I can definitely see myself there."
"The coaches are great," he adds. "They are good guys. They know a lot about what they are doing. Auburn is my number one school right now, there is no doubt. After Auburn it would probably be Clemson and then Georgia Tech and West Virginia. There's just something about Auburn and the support they've got. The whole town is just about football. They love football. That's what sticks out the most to me."
Saying that he still plans to take several more camp visits before making a final decision sometime during his senior season, Bell says that he has plenty of schools to choose from as he begins to narrow down his list.
A physical prospect at 6-1, 170 and a personal-best 40-yard dash time of 4.46 seconds, Bell has started since his ninth grade season for the Kowboys but just one of them has been on defense. His first two seasons, he was strictly a wide receiver before he made the move to defense last year. It paid off as he finished his junior year with nine interceptions and over 40 tackles while adding 400 total yards and nine touchdowns on offense.