February 1, 2009

Deep snapper considering walk-on offer

Auburn is in the market for a deep snapper and brought in one of the nation's best this weekend for an official visit in Whitefish Bay (Wisc.) High's Charlie Knipper.

Auburn has offered Knipper an opportunity to walk-on this fall.

"They're talking about a walk-on for the first year and assuming that I win (the starting job), which I think I will, sometime in the fall, I'll be on scholarship the following year," Knipper said.

The 6-foot-4, 225-pound Knipper also has walk-on offers from Wisconsin and Purdue, and is hearing from Iowa. But right now, he said he's definitely leaning toward accepting AU's walk-on offer.

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