Wetumpka Linebacker Getting Noticed

This talented linebacker talks recruiting and gives his thoughts on his camping experience at Auburn.

Wetumpka, Ala.--Linebacker is one of the strongest positions in Alabama for the 2010 football prospect class and one of the players getting recruiging attention is Wetumpka rising senior Jamichael Taylor.

A physical presence in the middle for the Indians, the 6-0, 235 Taylor camped at Auburn over the weekend and says he likes the Tigers after seeing them in person and getting to know the coaching staff.

"It was a pretty nice camp," Taylor tells Inside The Auburn Tigers. "It was very competitive. There was a lot of technique stuff that will get me ready for my senior year. The camp helped me a lot.

"I like the coaching staff a lot," he adds. "They are real welcoming. I live just a short drive away from there so it would be a good place to go. It's not too far from home. The coaching staff is nice. I like everything about them."

While he's got a lot of interest in Auburn at the moment, Taylor is still waiting on an offer from the Tigers. Currently holding four offers from some quality programs, Taylor notes he's hoping to hear from Gene Chizik's program in the coming weeks and months.

"I'm getting some interest from some SEC schools, but Auburn is where I want to be," he notes. "I have offers from Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Clemson and Southern Miss."

Taylor says he feels like he helped his stock with his performance at the camp over the weekend working with Auburn linebacker Coach Ted Roof. Already holding commitments from linebackers Jake Holland and Jawara White, the Tigers are likely to grab at least two more at the position with Taylor moving more onto the radar.

"I think I helped myself a lot, big-time," he says. "The coaches told me to send them my film. They said to make sure I come to the next camp. I ran a 4.6 in my 40-yard dash so I think things are looking pretty good right now."

A three-year starter for the Indians, Taylor made 118 tackles with three sacks and one interception in 12 games in 2008.

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