4-Star QB Discusses His A-Day Trip to Auburn

Quarterback prospect C.J. Uzomah returned to Auburn to check out Coach Gene Chizik's Tigers.

Suwanee, Ga.--One of the top football prospects in Georgia for the class of 2011, quarterback C.J. Uzomah, made his second visit to Auburn in the month of April.

The 6-5, 235-pounder from North Gwinnett High School had previously stopped by the Auburn campus to watch a practice. Last Saturday he was back to check out the Tigers as they played their annual spring A-Day game.

"The visit went well and there were really a lot of people at the game," Uzomah says. "There were 63,000 people there, which they said was a record. It was great."

Uzomah notes that he is interested in playing for the Tigers, who feature a high-powered offense directed by coordinator Gus Malzahn, who also trains the Auburn quarterbacks. "I talked to Coach Malzahn before and after the game and during halftime so that was good," he says.

"I talked to Cam Newton and all of the quarterbacks did a good job, especially Barrett Trotter--he did really well," Uzomah adds. "All in all, it was just a great day."

C.U. Uzomah

Rated a four star prospect by Scout, the big junior is closing in on two dozen scholarship offers. "Recruiting is going well," he notes. "I am trying to make some visits so I can start narrowing it down and make recruiting more manageable. I am going to narrow it down and just visit my top five during the summer."

Uzomah says he really likes Auburn and he believes the feeling is mutual. He notes that on his visit to Auburn on Saturday he spent time with the head coach, too. "I got to talk to Coach (Gen) Chizik before the game. That is always a pleasure. He is a great guy.

"I also got to talk to some of the players and some of the linemen who have already committed to Auburn," he adds. "If I come to Auburn, I would like to get on their good side early because they would be protecting me."


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