April 23, 2009

Terrell gets big SEC offer

When Pelham (Ala.) linebacker Nigel Terrell called Auburn head coach Gene Chizik Tuesday night, he knew something was up.

And he was right. The 6-foot-2, 215-pounder learned he had an offer from the Tigers.

"I was actually smiling before he told me," Terrell said. "In a way, I kinda knew. He said he got my transcript and that's what he was waiting for to give me my offer.

"I told him I was excited about it. He said he'd really like to have me down there. He's a really laid back coach, a good guy. He doesn't expect anything less from Auburn than how it was when he left (in 2004)."

Auburn is recruiting Terrell as a linebacker.

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