November 29, 2009

Owens excited about the future

LaDarius Owens has made numerous trips to Auburn. He's seen plenty of games at Jordan-Hare Stadium.

But none of them compared to what he saw and felt during Friday's Iron Bowl.

"It was crazy," Owens said. "I wanted to suit up so bad. I can't wait until next year. It was loud. I've never felt nothing like that in my life.

"...It shows that the players have much respect for the staff to go out and put it on the line like that. That shows a lot and shows that we have to come in prepared next year mentally. We have to come in ready to play because we're going to have to contribute as soon as we get here."

The Jess Lanier four-star linebacker, who committed to the Tigers in September, was in Auburn for his official visit.

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