December 15, 2008

Willis out at Auburn, so is Cotton

Fort Meade (Fla.) Meade four-star quarterback Raymond Cotton has decommitted from Auburn, his father Raymond Cotton, Sr. said Monday.

Cotton's decision came moments after he learned Auburn coach and his area recruiter James Willis was informed he would no longer be coaching on the Plains.

Auburn hired Gene Chizik Saturday to replace Tommy Tuberville. Willis and the other Tiger assistants who had stayed on to help the Tigers recruit during the search were informed to look for new jobs Sunday night.

That was the last straw, said Cotton, Sr.

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