December 13, 2006
In-state standout added to visitor list
Eufaula (Ala.) ATH Jerrel Jernigan knows how to take advantage of an opportunity when one presents itself.
In the state semifinal playoff game against UMS-Wright, Jernigan had the chance to prove himself to Tommy Tuberville. The Auburn head coach was on-hand to see the 5-foot-10, 170-pounder in person.
"It surprised me that coach Tuberville came," said Jernigan. "I found out Wednesday before the game that he was coming and thought 'Man, I've got to have a good game.'"
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