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Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.--Receiver prospect Philip Pierre-Louis of St. Thomas Aquinas High School committed to Auburn University during his official visit to the school over the weekend.

Pierre-Louis is being recruited by coach Eddie Gran, and his player host for the visit was Walter McFadden of Pompano Beach, Florida.

"I just committed," Pierre-Louis said on Sunday. "It was just a perfect fit for me--everything... the atmosphere here, the school, everything."

Pierre-Louis was on an official visit to Auburn along with teammate, Christian Thompson, a linebacker/safety prospect.

"We went out, we met all of the players and all of the coaches," Pierre-Louis noted. "(It was fun) meeting all of the coaches for the first time, going to coach's house, just hanging out with all of the players."

Auburn offered Pierre-Louis a scholarship just recently with the hiring of new offensive coordinator Tony Franklin, and the recruit says the new system was a major factor in making his decision.

"That affected my decision a huge amount," he said. "It's a perfect offense for me to get me in the open field and see what I can do."

Philip Pierre-Louis

Pierre-Louis added that he does not plan to take any more official visits and he rated his trip to Auburn a "10."

Pierre-Louis caught 30 passes for 586 yards and eight touchdowns as St. Thomas Aquinas won the Florida 5A State Championship. He also had 27 punt returns for 538 yards, a 19.9-yard average, with four touchdowns. He returned 13 kickoffs for 313 yards, a 24.1-yard average.

In addition to Pierre-Louis and Thompson, Auburn signed kicker Wes Byrum and offensive tackle Jermaine Johnson from St. Thomas Aquinas last year. After spending a year at Hargrave Military, Johnson is expected to resign with the Tigers in February.

Click here for the full list of official visitors. Below is a list of other recruits to talk with Inside the Auburn Tigers about their visits this weekend. Click on their names for the reports.

Christian Thompson
Jarmon Fortson
Freddie Smooth
LaRon Byrd
Jomarcus Savage
Eric Smith
Robert Quinn
Burton Scott
William Green
Vance Smith
Reggie Hunt
Drew Cole
Marcus Jemison

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