January 19, 2007
Troy commit gettting other looks
Eufaula (Ala.) athlete Jerrel Jernigan has been committed to Troy since October, but continues to get interest from two in-state programs, including one of Alabama's traditional Southeastern Conference powers.
"Auburn still has interest in me," Jernigan said. "Coach James Willis is coming this week sometime, but they still haven't offered me yet."
Should the Tigers extend and offer to the speedy prospect, there is no question that he would be interested.
"I like their school, coaches, and how they run their offense," he said. "Coach Willis said we'll talk about setting up a visit when he comes this week. They want me to play the slot and coach Al Borges said he'll have a special package for me, too. I look forward to meeting coach Tommy Tuberville and the players. If they offered me, their chances would be pretty high (getting a commitment)."
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