May 31, 2008

Fairley re-commits to Tigers

Auburn picked up commitment No. 10 Saturday when Wesson (Miss.) Copiah-Lincoln JUCO DT Nick Fairley formally announced his intentions of re-signing with the Tigers in February.

Fairley originally signed with the Tigers in 2007 out of Mobile (Ala.) Williamson High School, but failed to gain admittance into Auburn and had to go the junior college route.

The 6-foot-4, 295-pounder is the third junior college player to commit to the Tigers in the 2009 class. Fairley joins teammate, DE Wilfred Journet, and Perkinston (Miss.) Gulf Coast LB Eltoro Freeman on Auburn's commitment list. Journet and Freeman also originally signed with the Tigers in 2007.

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