With the Seattle Seahawks playing with jumbo corners like Richard Sherman that train of thought has trickled down to the high school ranks and since switching to play cornerback some late last season 2016 South Pointe prospect Nick McCloud has emerged on the radar. His 6'2 170 pound frame and physical style of play has earned him his first scholarship offer already and he camped with one of the nation's top football programs over the weekend, the Auburn Tigers.
"I had a great day at Auburn today for their Elite 16 camp."
McCloud says he got plenty of attention and spoke with the Tigers' coaches one on one a great deal. So what were they saying to McCloud?
"One defensive backs coach told me that I have made great progress from last year to this year. He said I did better at this time than I did last time I was here a month or so ago too. The other defensive backs coach told me that I could play for him and it's good that I'm 2016."
With such good feedback from the coaches although he didn't land an offer from Auburn the Tigers seem to be in good position with McCloud.
The 2016 prospect talked about what's up next for him and what areas he'll continue to focus on to take his game to greater heights during his upcoming junior season.
"I want to keep improving my speed. I'd like to get my 40 down in the 4.5s or lower. I'll be playing both ways this season at cornerback and wide receiver."
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