July 30, 2009

Slade talks about his Auburn commitment

When Auburn offered, Chad Slade already had a pretty good idea he was going to accept.

But the Moody, Ala., offensive lineman took a few days just to be sure.

"I pretty much knew I was going to do it," Slade said. "I'm pretty excited about it. Auburn is like a family. They treat their players right."

Slade has been in Orlando, Fla., for the past couple of weeks playing in a national AAU tournament for the Birmingham Bearcats where is averaging approximately 12 points per game as the sixth man.

He was unavailable when news broke of his commitment last weekend but said Wednesday he was pleased to have the decision behind him.

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