August 18, 2008
Atchison talks Auburn commitment
Atlanta (Ga.) Douglass LB Jonathan Atchison became Auburn's 23rd verbal commitment in its 2009 class Monday when he informed the Tiger coaches of his intent to sign with them in February.
The 6-foot-3, 215-pounder visited the Plains in July and left with the Tigers on top. Auburn never moved from that spot.
"I kind of knew where I was going since I left on my unofficial visit up there," said Atchison. "I was going to push my commitment back until after the season started, but I felt like it was the right time to go ahead and do it now.
"I knew Auburn was where I wanted to go."
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