June 19, 2007

Auburn hoping to go 2-for-2 at Carver High

Auburn is recruiting a pair of prospects from Carver High School in Columbus, Ga. After securing a commitment from Carver quarterback Deron Furr last Friday, the Tigers have now set their sights on Furr's top target, wide receiver Jarmon Fortson.

The 6-foot-3, 220-pound Fortson, who grew up an AU fan, is excited to see one of his best friends pick the Tigers.

"I talked to him," said Fortson. "He said he was ready to commit. He thought about for a long time and was ready. He was pretty excited about it."

While Furr and Fortson have talked about attending the same college, Fortson is still not ready to tip his hand when it comes to recruiting. But that doesn't mean Furr isn't putting in a good word for the Tigers.

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