Sophomore WR/DB Isom Checks Out Auburn

A two-way prospect from the state of Georgia, this class of 2012 football player is a recruit to watch the next two seasons.

Augusta, Ga.--Although he is just a sophomore, Auburn's coaches thought highly enough of Tre Isom to invite the Westside High School football player to last weekend's junior day.

"It was a great honor to get invited and I was happy about it," Isom tells Inside the Auburn Tigers.

A two-way performer in high school, the 6-3 1/2, 200-pounder played both wide receiver and safety last season. "I started both ways some of the time," he notes. "After that I started just on offense until the last two games."

He saw his first high school varsity action as a ninth grader, splitting time between that squad and the junior varsity team.

Isom, who turned 16 in November, says he is still growing and hopes to weigh about 215 pounds by the time he is ready to attend college.

He also plays basketball at Westside High where he is a small forward and power forward in that sport.

The sophomore has a football background in his immediate family. His father, Bug Isom, played for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and was a teammate of Auburn's defensive coordinator, Ted Roof.

Isom's dad played wide receiver in college and the son prefers lining up on the same side of the football. "I like offense better, but whichever one gets me a scholarship I am interested in playing," he says.

Isom's top game as a sophomore came against Aquinas High when he was named the Augusta Player of the Week after finishing the contest with 130 receiving yards.

The two-way athlete says his focus is on becoming a better player as a junior. "I had a pretty decent season last year, but I am hoping to have a better year to help out the team," he says.

Isom notes he believes Auburn saw him in action last fall. "I think one of the coaches was recruiting my area came and looked at one of my games and that is where they saw me," he says.

Academically, Isom is taking care of business. He takes advanced classes at Westside High School where he is a member of the National Honor Society.


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