June 26, 2011

Grant transferring from Bama to Auburn

Former Opelika standout running back Corey Grant is transferring from Alabama to Auburn and plans to walk on the Tigers' football team in the fall.

Grant, 5-foot-9, 200 pounds, is scheduled to begin classes at Auburn June 27, the first day of the Summer Mini-Semester II. He will walk on in football as a running back.

"I think sometimes you go to a place at the wrong time," Grant said. "Alabama is a great place. I learned a lot of things. I got better in a lot of areas I needed to improve on.

"I don't leave Alabama with any hard feelings. I just felt like I would be a better fit in Auburn's offense."...

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