Kennesaw, Ga.--Coming into the 2007 season, Harrison High was looking for bigger and better things on the football field after failing to make the playoffs for the first time since 1993 last season. So far so good as they are currently ranked fourth in the AAAAA rankings in Georgia with their only loss coming to second-ranked North Cobb.
One of the main reasons why Harrison has been so successful this season is the play of Auburn commitment Darvin Adams. A 6-3, 186 playmaker at wide receiver, Adams says the season couldn't have gone much better to this point than it has.
"We're number four in the state," Adams tells Inside The Auburn Tigers. "We're 5-1 right now. We play South Cobb this week.
"Right now I'm leading the county in receptions and yards," he adds. "I think I have like 20 catches for 350 yards. I know I have five touchdowns."
A talented prospect, Adams had played quarterback for Harrison much of the 2006 season, but moved back to his natural position of receiver last spring. The move has paid off as Adams has become a threat outside and the play of the new quarterback has improved dramatically says Adams.
"Our quarterback from last year didn't have a lot of experience, but we thought he would do pretty good this year," Adams says. "Actually he came out and has done better than everybody thought he would. We worked with him good this summer and he's come through for us."
A solid commitment to the Tigers, Adams says he plans to take in at least one more Auburn game this season and keeps in constant contact with wide receiver Coach Greg Knox. He says the attention he receives from Auburn and seeing the bright future the team has makes him excited even more about his choice to be a Tiger in the future.
"I have been to just the one game (New Mexico State)," Adams says. "I think I'm coming back for the Ole Miss game. It was real good. I got a chance to talk with Coach (Tommy) Tuberville again. He talked to me and my dad and my uncle and my aunt.
I went on the field with Coach Knox and met some guys from Columbus, Ga., that had already committed (DeRon Furr and Jarmon Fortson). I just like the feel of things. I feel like I'm at home. All the coaches came up to me and made me feel that way."
Adams was a standout at Auburn's 7-on-7 team passing camp last summer when he was one of the top players in attendance at any position.