May 9, 2007

JUCO athlete commits to Auburn

Auburn picked up a big commitment Wednesday when Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College cornerback Blair Irvin announced he planned to sign with the Tigers.

"I'm going to Auburn," said Irvin. "I feel like Auburn is the best fit for me. I like the coaches real well. It all came down to where I felt most comfortable I know where I want to go now."

The 5-foot-11, 180-pound Irvin, who was ranked a 4-star athlete out of Patterson, La., in 2002, originally signed with LSU but opted to sign a MLB contract with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays instead. AU defensive coordinator Will Muschamp was at LSU at the time and the two developed a close bond.

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