November 29, 2006

Big defensive end is Auburn's 20th commit

Auburn is in need of defensive ends and landed one of their top targets Wednesday in Brentwood (Tenn.) Academy's A.J. Greene.

Green was recruited by Auburn assistant coach Hugh Nall.

"Coach Nall came in yesterday and talked to A.J. and his family," said Brentwood head coach Carlton Flatt. "They just felt like it was the right thing to do. He had some other official visits lined up but he's cancelling them.

"He decided Auburn was the right place for him."

The 6-foot-5, 250-pound Greene picked the Tigers over offers from Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Louisville and Marshall.

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