Auburn lands receiver signees on signing day

By: AP
By: AP

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - The Auburn Tigers landed a pair of highly
regarded receiver prospects on signing day.

DeAngelo Benton of Bastrop, La., signed with the Tigers on
Wednesday. He had signed with LSU out of both high school and prep
school, but returned home in the fall to take a class to become
eligible.

Benton was a Parade All-American in 2006 and still has four
years of eligibility.

Texas receiver Emory Blake chose Auburn over Texas Tech and
Colorado on signing day.

Auburn also signed running back Dontae Aycock, a former Georgia
Tech commitment. Defensive lineman Josh Jackson and junior college
cornerback Taikwon Paige both signed after giving their pledges
Tuesday evening.

The Tigers received at least 22 letters of intent in the morning.


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