Auburn Football Signing Day


Auburn football has added three of the nation’s top high school and junior college football players to its 2020 signing class, head coach Gus Malzahn announced this afternoon.

Marquis Burks                           DT     6-3      305          Chicago, IL/Iowa Central CC

Dre Butler                                 DT     6-5      275          Covington, GA/Independence (KS) CC

Brandon Frazier                         TE      6-5      237          McKinney, TX/McKinney North

Marquis Burks (DT, 6-3, 305; Iowa Central CC; Curie HS; Chicago, Ill.): Disruptive junior college defender with plenty of upside … two-year contributor for Coach Jesse Montalto, as the Tritons were ICCAC and Kinney Cup champions … ICCAC all-conference and all-region honors … played at Curie High in Chicago for Coach Jay Mcdonagh … first team all-Public League selection … 247 ranks him fourth at his position nationally among juco prospects

Dre Butler (DT, 6-5, 275; Independence (Kan.) CC; Newton HS; Covington, Ga.): Productive junior college defender with big-play potential … 66 tackles, 22.0 TFL, 11.5 sacks for Coach Kiyoshi Harris, as the Independence Pirates won the KJCCC title … two-time conference defensive player of the week … second team all-KJCCC … played for Coach Terrence Banks at Newton (Ga.) High, recording 50 tackles, 20 TFL, eight sacks  as a senior … first team Region 8-7A … also a basketball standout … 247 rates him No. 7 nationally among juco prospects … ESPN JC Top 50

Brandon Frazier (TE, 6-5, 237; McKinney North HS; McKinney, Texas): Sizeable tight end target with great productivity … 40 receptions for 879 yards and seven scores as a senior leading Coach Mike Fecci’s Bulldogs to the district championship … District 7-5A first team all-district … 37 catches for 513 yards and five TD as a junior … SportsDayHS Top 50 … also a basketball letterman … rated among the top 25 tight end prospects nationally by ESPN, Rivals and 247

Earlier, the Tigers announced the signings of 23 prospects in the Class of 2020:

Tank Bigsby                              RB      6-0      209          LaGrange, GA/Callaway

Elijah Canion                            WR     6-4      201          Sunrise, FL/Chaminade-Madonna

Ze’Vian Capers                          WR     6-4      192          Alpharetta, GA/Denmark

Brenden Coffey                         OT     6-6      264          Paradise, CA/Butte CC

Marco Domio                           CB      6-1      172          Houston, TX/Blinn JC

J.J. Evans                                  WR     6-2      192          Montevallo, AL/Montevallo

Daniel Foster-Allen                    DE     6-4      264          Saraland, AL/St. Paul’s

Chayil Garnett                           QB     6-1      211          Lake Wales, FL/Lakeland

Jay Hardy                                  DE     6-3      298          Chattanooga, TN/McCallie

Romello Height                         Buck   6-4      217          Dublin, GA/Dublin

Kobe Hudson                           WR     6-0      185          Pine Mountain, GA/Troup County

Avery Jernigan                           C        6-3      306          Blackshear, GA/Pierce County

Tate Johnson                            OG     6-3      325          LaGrange, GA/Callaway

J.J. Pegues                                 TE      6-2      298          Oxford, MS/Oxford

Eric Reed Jr.                              CB      6-0      195          Shreveport, LA/Calvary Baptist

Cam Riley                                  LB      6-4      207          Evergreen, AL/Hillcrest

Wesley Steiner                           LB      6-0      226          Warner Robins, GA/Houston County

Ladarius Tennison                     S         5-10    195          Rockledge, FL/Rockledge

Chris Thompson Jr.                   S         6-1      201          DeSoto, TX/Duncanville

Desmond Tisdol                       LB      6-0      210          Rochelle, GA/Wilcox County

Zykeivous Walker                      DE     6-4      267          Ellaville, GA/Schley County

Jeremiah Wright                         OL     6-5      340          Selma, AL/Selma

Kilian Zierer                              OT     6-7      284          Munich, Germany/College of Canyons CC

Auburn will begin spring practice on Monday, March 16. The A-Day spring game is Saturday, April 11.

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