Tall DE Prospect Checks Out Auburn Program

A football recruiting report on a six-foot-seven tight end includes video of the football prospect.

College Park, Ga.--Emanuel Dieke made the drive down I-85 to Auburn's one-day Senior Camp to check out the Tigers and the Georgia Tech verbal commitment showed why he is a Division I football prospect.

The 6-7, 220-pound rising senior from North Clayton High was one of the more impressive campers of a group that numbered close to 300 on Saturday.

"It was a good camp," Dieke tells Inside the Auburn Tigers, noting he enjoyed his road trip to the SEC school. "I got a chance to meet the coaches, have a good workout and showed them what I can do."

When asked if he believes he impressed the coaches, without hesitation he replies, "Yes, I impressed them."

Dieke says he impressed them enough to earn a scholarship offer from Terry Price, who recruits the Atlanta area for the Tigers and also coaches AU's defensive ends.

Dieke checked in at the Auburn camp at 220 pounds.

The defensive end says that he has started for two years and made 87 tackles as an All-County junior. In addition to football, he also is the starting center on the North Clayton basketball team.

Off the field of play, he is having success, too, with a 3.6 grade point average and a desire to become a medical doctor.

"Currently, I am committed to Georgia Tech," says Dieke, who notes that he also offers from North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio State and Mississippi State.

Asked if he is still looking at other programs in addition to Tech after verbally committing to the Yellow Jackets on Feb. 18th, he says, "Yes, that is why I came to the Auburn camp."

Tiger Ticket Extra: Dieke's ambition after college is to become a brain surgeon...In April the defensive end participated in the Under Armour/Scout.com Southeast Elite Camp in Auburn and made the all-camp team.

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