Official Visit A Great One, Says Coleman

Auburn commitment Terrence Coleman discusses his official visit and what the coaches had to say about his future with the Tigers.

Mobile, Ala.--Auburn commitment Terrence Coleman has bounced back and forth between committed and looking since the departure of coach Tommy Tuberville. With Gene Chizik now in place and his staff coming together, Coleman took an official visit to Auburn over the weekend to get a feel for how things are going to be on the Plains and he says he's excited about what he saw.

"The visit went fine," Coleman says. "We were with the football players and hung out for a little bit. We went around the campus for a little bit. I really liked it.

"It went really well," he adds. "I want another visit. I wish I could take five visits because all of them would be there."

Coleman will be a busy guy in the month of January as he says he's planning on visiting Arkansas, Southern Miss and Tennessee before signing day. He adds though that he's solidly committed to Auburn.

"I'm still going to visit some other places, but they've got to pick their recruiting up," Coleman says. "Auburn is hard right now."

A talented defensive lineman who says he was told by the Auburn coaches he would get his first look at end, Coleman says the weekend was great for him to get a better feel for the new coaching staff.

"Me and Chizik sat down and talked," Coleman says. "We've got a great relationship. He seems like a great coach.

"I talked to him," he adds of defensive coordinator Ted Roof. "He said he liked that I was explosive. He said he liked me and I could be a pass rusher for him. He said if I come in and work hard then absolutely I could play."

Sounding ready to put on his Auburn jersey and play for the Tigers, Coleman says he already knows what number he'll be wearing in orange and blue.

"They said I can get number 51," Coleman says. "My uncle (Antonio Coleman) wears number 52. I was getting pumped up. They said they liked what they see and I should already be there."


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