Talented LBs Featured in AU Visit Weekend

Auburn is expected to play host to a talented group of prospects on official visits this coming weekend.

Looking for a big finish on the recruiting trail the Auburn Tigers are expected to bring more prospects this weekend led by in-state talents Jerrell Harris from Gadsden and Mark Barron from St. Paul's in Mobile.

Ranked as the nation's number three weakside linebacker by Scout.com, the 6-3, 215 Harris has offers from all over the country, but is looking strongly at Auburn, Alabama, Clemson, and USC. An Alabama commitment, Barron is rated by Scout.com as the country's top weakside linebacker and showed interest in the Tigers early in the process before choosing Alabama.

Mark Barron

Ranked as the top two linebacker prospects in Alabama, Harris and Barron are the headliners of the group, but far from the only talent expected in.

Neiko Lipscomb

One of the top cornerbacks in the South, Tucker's Neiko Lipscomb was a standout at the UnderArmour All-American game in Orlando and has offers from several top schools including the Auburn Tigers. The 6-1, 175-pounder is currently considering Georgia, Alabama and Michigan State in addition to Auburn.

Looking for continued help up front on defense, the Tigers are expected to play host to Jorge Wright from Dr. Krop High in Miami on an official visit. The 6-3, 260 Wright, a late bloomer, plays defensive end in high school and was a top contributor who caught the eye of some college scouts. He is being recruited by Tennessee, West Virginia and Central Florida in addition to Auburn.

Derek Winter A standout wide receiver, 6-2, 195 Derek Winter from H.B. Plant High in Tampa, Fla. has been one of the most productive receivers in the country during his career with 165 catches for 2,940 yards and 38 touchdowns the last two seasons. He currently has offers from South Florida and Iowa with Georgia Tech also close to offering.

Ken Adams

An interesting prospect is athletic Ken Adams from Enterprise High. A standout at an Auburn summer camp, the 6-4, 220 Adams is being recruited by the Tigers as a defensive end, but will likely begin his career at a junior college ala former Enterprise standout Raven Gray. Auburn is scheduled to be his only official visit.

Four current Auburn commitments are also scheduled to be on the Plains this weekend in defensive end Cameron Henderson, lineman Derrick Lykes, wide receiver Darvin Adams and defensive back D'Antoine Hood. Lykes is Auburn's most recent commitment.


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