Auburn Visit Up First For Green

Standout defender William Green talks about his upcoming visit to Auburn and where his recruitment stands.

Hoover, Ala.--One of the state's most heavily recruited players is also one of the most wide open with just under a month left until signing day.

With several schools still in the mix, Spain Park defensive end William Green says things are beginning to get very busy on the recruiting front for him as the time draws closer to making a decision.

"It is getting pretty hectic because I'm starting to get a lot more calls now," the 6-4, 210 Green tells Inside The Auburn Tigers. "It is getting close to the end of things. I'm going to take a few more visits and make a decision."

The visits begin this weekend as Green will take his first trip to Auburn to check out the Tigers. He notes he's anxious to see what the weekend has in store for him.

"This will be my first visit," Green says. "I really don't know what to expect as far as the weekend goes. I like Coach (Terry) Price a lot. I also like what they have to offer as far as schemes go."

Price, who recruits the Birmingham area for Auburn, coaches defensive ends for the Tigers.

With defensive coordinator Will Muschamp gone to Texas, Coach Tommy Tuberville is busy looking for a replacement for the 2008 season. Green says that really doesn't concern him at the moment and he'll find out more about it when he's on his visit.

"I'm not sure what to expect yet," Green says. "I haven't talked to them much about Muschamp. I'll be in there and I guess we'll have to see."

In addition to Auburn, Green says he has visits set up for Florida on Jan. 18 and Clemson on Jan. 25. After that he says he's not sure of his final two visit dates, but knows the schools he'll be looking at as he tries to make the right decision. It is one he's still wrestling with at the moment.

"It was kind of difficult, but I think I've kind of got in narrowed down," Green says. "I'm looking at Florida, Alabama, Auburn, Clemson and Tennessee.

"Nobody knows where I'm going including me," Green says. "I'll probably know it when I see it and if not it will be at the end."

Green was one of the players from Alabama who participated in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic as well as a national all-star game. Green traveled to San Antonio, Tex., to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl and says the experience is one he'll never forget.

"It was fun," Green says. "I got to play against kids from all over the country. I got to see their style of football and the level of competition picked up so that was fun. The best part for me was going against guys that were just as fast and just as good as me."

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