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Alabama Visits Auburn Commitment

Alabama Visits Auburn Commitment

Auburn picked up a big commitment when W.S. Neal's 6-4, 285-pound offensive lineman Jared Cooper committed over the weekend. Cooper, a confessed life-long Alabama fan, had been rumored to the Plains all year. It was no surprise when he pulled the trigger for the Tigers, but it was a surprise when new Alabama coach Nick Saban showed up at his house on Monday.

"Man, the last couple of days have just been wild," Jared Cooper said from Brewton, (Ala.). "Coach Saban called me Friday, and that was the first I had heard from them. It was just out of the clear blue. I was really just kind of stunned. I had really just got set on everything, and thought everything was pretty solid. Then, all of sudden they come in. Coach Saban and Coach (Steve) Marshall...

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