Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Rollison, Evans sign

The Tigers officially landed the high-profile quarterback they wanted when Tyrik Rollison signed with the Tigers on Wednesday morning.
Rollison signed shortly before 8:30 a.m.
Rivals lists Rollison as a four-star dual-threat quarterback, but he can do more than just run according to the site, which also classified him as the most accurate passer.
As a senior, Rollison threw for 4,728 yards and 53 touchdowns.
The Sulphur Springs (Tex.) product committed to Auburn on Jan. 27 over offers from Baylor, Kansas State, Oregon, Texas A&M and Arizona.
He still has work to do before he qualifies, though. reported that he must improve his ACT score before becoming eligible.
Linebacker Jonathan Evans also signed with the Tigers. Evans, the brother of former linebacker Chris Evans, committed to Auburn on June 2, finished his senior season with 104 tackles, five sacks, 10 forced fumbles and two interceptions at Blount High School.

Name: Tyrik Rollison
Position: QB
Height, weight: 6-2, 185
School: Sulphur Springs (Tex.) HS
Rivals rating: Four-star
Committed to Auburn: Jan. 27
Other offers: Baylor, Kansas State, Oregon, Texas A&M, Arizona

Name: Jonathan Evans
Position: LB
Height, weight: 6-0, 205
School: Blount HS in Pritchard
Rivals rating: Three-star
Committed to Auburn: June 2
Other offers: Oklahoma State, Tennessee, UAB, Southern Miss

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