Furr Enjoys Auburn Visit

Carver-Columbus (Ga.) linebacker LeRon Furr talks about his visit to Auburn for the Tigers' final spring scrimmage.

Columbus, Ga.--One of the top linebacker prospects in Georgia took a visit to Auburn on Wednesday night for the final spring scrimmage and he says he likes what he saw out of the Tigers.

LeRon Furr from Carver High in Columbus took in the scrimmage and got to spend time with older brother DeRon Furr, an early high school graduate freshman quarterback at Auburn.

Watching from the sidelines, the 6-3, 225 Furr says that he enjoyed watching things up close and was surprised at how fast and physical the scrimmage was.

"I liked it," Furr tells Inside The Auburn Tigers. "It was very intense. The linebackers were hitting pretty hard. The game was a lot faster, a whole lot faster. I liked the way they attacked the ball. They were full speed with no hesitation."

LeRon Furr is a physical linebacker for Carver.

A visitor several times this spring to visit his brother, Furr says that he's impressed by what he's seen out of new defensive coordinator Paul Rhoads as well as linebacker coach James Willis. While he's still waiting on an offer from the Tigers, Furr says that he can definitely see himself playing for Auburn down the road if an offer comes along.

"Yes sir," Furr says. "It looks like I would fit right in with that defense."

A big part of a state championship team in 2007, Furr says that he's currently hearing from a lot of different schools with three offers on the table. He adds that he's hoping more offers come along as he begins to take in camps and combines in the coming months.

"Right now my offers are from Central Florida, Georgia Southern and Oklahoma State," Furr says. "I hear from Auburn a lot. The coach says he wants to see me in person and in action. I gave them my highlight tape and they want me to come to one of the camps. I'm also hearing from Florida, Florida State, LSU, Oklahoma, Alabama, Georgia Tech and Georgia."

A big prospect who is still just 16 years old, Furr has a lot of upside and will be a player to watch as the summer unfolds. Playing alongside standout linebacker Jarvis Jones, Furr has been overlooked by some. That won't be the case much longer as Furr is a player who will become a hot commodity as he heads into his senior year.


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