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August 30, 2014
AUBURN | After a preseason of uncertainty, senior defender Robenson Therezie was officially cleared to play late this week and was dressed and going through warmups at the Star position during pre-game.
Therezie's status was uncertain during fall drills due to what Gus Malzahn referred to as eligibility issues. His status for the Arkansas game was confirmed by Auburn sports information director Kirk Sampson in a post on Twitter Friday night.
"Robenson Therezie is eligible to play for @FootballAU and will be in uniform Saturday in the opener," Sampson tweeted.
FIVE-STAR NO-SHOWS: Two of the Tigers' most highly coveted recruiting targets had to cancel their trips to Auburn this weekend after suffering injuries in their respective games Friday night. Five-star offensive tackle Martez Ivey, who was scheduled to officially visit, injured his knee in Apopka's 28-23 loss to Oak Ridge. Five-star 2016 wide receiver Nate Craig, an Auburn commitment, injured his ankle in Tampa Catholic's 23-6 loss to Madison County.
Ivey, who lists Auburn and Florida as his top two, plans to reschedule his official for later this fall. His knee injury is still being evaluated. Craig hopes to make it up to a couple of Auburn games this season.
A couple of five-stars did make the trip. JUCO running back Jovon Robinson, an Auburn commitment, is here on his official visit. Birmingham (Ala.) Shades Valley defensive tackle Daron Payne, who is expected to choose Auburn or Alabama, is also in Auburn for the game.
AuburnSports.com publisher Jay G. Tate, senior editors Bryan Matthews and Jeffrey Lee, and staff writer Allie Davison all contributed to this story.