Fisher Enjoys Visit, Contemplating Decision

This son of an NFL head coach talks about his visit to Auburn and possibly walking on to the Tigers' program.

Nashville, Tenn.--A 6-1, 186-pound safety from Christ Presbyterian Academy, Trent Fisher has seen his share of big-time football as the son of Tennessee Titans coach Jeff Fisher. Now he has the chance to not only watch, but perhaps take part down the road as he visited Auburn over the weekend and is now considering walking on to Gene Chizik's program following his trip.

"I have a sister down there who goes to school so that kind of brought me to Auburn," Fisher tells Inside the Auburn Tigers. "I had a good time. The coaching staff and everybody feels like family down there.

"It was good to go down and spend the weekend. Now I'll talk it over with my family and see how things go. Hopefully I'll make a decision pretty soon."

A visitor for an Auburn football camp last summer as well as for several games during the season, Fisher says that he really enjoys the campus and atmosphere on the Plains and that's one of the things that attracted he and his family to Auburn. Having his family with him on his visit and especially his dad made the weekend even more special.

"I have been there many times," Fisher says. "I came down to the Kentucky game and to the Alabama game. I have also been there to see my sister.

"He loves it down there," he adds. "It was great to have him down. He's got some time off his job. It's good to have him able to relax and be a dad. It's good to have him around."

Being recruited as a safety by the Tigers, Fisher says his decision will come down to walking on at Auburn or accepting a scholarship from one of a number of smaller schools hoping to sign him in February.

"I have been offered by a couple of I-AA schools (Furman, Chattanooga) here and there," Fisher says. "I'm just trying to take it easy. Hopefully, I'll make a decision soon. I'll just kind of narrow it down and then decide if I'll take a scholarship to a smaller school or if I'm going to sacrifice the money to come play at a school like Auburn."

As a senior Fisher was named District Co-MVP, First Team All-State, and earned a spot in the Tennessee East-West All-Star Game. He was named a captain for the game and finished with nine tackles for the West team.


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