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Auburn adds 16 players on early signing day

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Aubie The Tiger(Vasha Hunt | AP)
Published: Dec. 15, 2021 at 4:45 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 15, 2021 at 7:11 PM CST
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Auburn Tigers have been busy the last few days filling their signing class for this year. Auburn and Coach Bryan Harsin signed 16 of the nation’s top high school and JUCO talent.

Here is a look at who you can see on The Plains next year.

  • Damari Alston RB 5-10 205 Atlanta, GA/Woodward Academy
  • Austin Ausberry CB 6-1 199 Baton Rouge, LA/University Lab
  • Camden Brown WR 6-3 190 Monroe, LA/St. Thomas Aquinas (FL)
  • Jay Fair WR 5-10 175 Rockwall, TX/Rockwall-Heath
  • Holden Geriner QB 6-3 206 Savannah, GA/Benedictine Military
  • Marquise Gilbert S 6-2 180 Daytona Beach, FL/Hutchinson CC
  • Powell Gordon LB 6-3 210 Auburn, AL/Auburn
  • EJ Harris OL 6-5 303 Auburn, AL/Auburn
  • Omari Kelly WR 6-1 175 Jesup, GA/Hewitt-Trussville (AL)
  • Alex McPherson K 5-10 156 Fort Payne, AL/Fort Payne
  • JD Rhym CB 6-1 180 Valdosta, GA/Valdosta
  • Micah Riley-Ducker TE 6-5 236 Omaha, NE/Bellevue West
  • Keionte Scott CB 6-0 185 San Diego, CA/Snow College
  • Enyce Sledge DL 6-4 305 Monroe, LA/Neville
  • Caleb Wooden S 6-1 180 Lawrenceville, GA/Archer
  • Robert Woodyard Jr. LB 6-1 235 Mobile, AL/Williamson

Harsin is happy with his new players.

“It’s a great day for Auburn. I’m really excited about the class we signed and we’ll continue to work toward another signing period as we prepare for our bowl game and practice,” Harsin said.

“Our entire focus and purpose in recruiting was to bring in the right people, number one – character, hard workers, guys who were going to compete, guys who were winners. We had 16 signees and eight are going to be mid-year enrollees. We had seven captains in this group and the average GPA of our signees is 3.3.”

Auburn opens the 2022 football season with Mercer on September 3rd.

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