Pelham Star Linebacker Signs With Tigers

Linebacker Jake Holland should help fill a major need for the Auburn football team.

Pelham, Ala.--Linebacker Jake Holland of Pelham High School has officially signed his national letter of intent to become an Auburn Tiger football player. Holland signed at a ceremony in front of his classmates in the Pelham High School gym this afternoon.

A long-time Auburn commitment, the Under Armour All-American never wavered on his pledge since committing on April 4.

Jake Holland

The 6-1, 228-pound Holland is rated as the No. 12 middle linebacker recruit in the nation by He had a monster senior season, racking up 153 tackles, 17 tackles for loss, four interceptions, five forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries.

His performance as a senior earned him a spot on the ASWA first-team Class 6A All-State Team.

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