May 28, 2009

Texas tackle has eye on Auburn

Navasota (Texas) High offensive tackle Aleon Calhoun isn't very familiar with Auburn, but the 6-foot-7, 315-pounder said he knows one thing about the Tigers and the new coaching staff.

"They don't mess around," Calhoun said.

Calhoun, ranked by as the No. 36 tackle prospect in the country, received his first correspondence from Auburn earlier this month. It wasn't a recruiting letter, a camp invitation or a brochure about the campus.

"It was an offer," he said. "I was really shocked. I was like 'Wow. This is for me and I haven't even talked to them or anything. It felt good."

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