January 14, 2007

Slade solid with Auburn after official visit

Tallahassee (Fla.) Lincoln defensive back Mike Slade was one of 11 current Auburn commitments visiting the Plains this weekend. And like all of his future Tiger teammates, he came away even more impressed with everything AU has to offer.

"I had a good time," said Slade. "I got to know all the players. They all have a close relationship outside of football. Auburn showed a lot of love. It was genuine.

"The people, coaches and players are real."

Not surprisingly, Slade rated his visit a '10' on a scale of 1 to 10. Other schools like Alabama and LSU are still trying to get Slade to visit but he's solid with AU.

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