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Westerman drops Texas, heads to Auburn

Posted on: January 21, 2011 12:34 pm
Edited on: January 21, 2011 12:41 pm
 
Posted by Bryan Fischer

Still basking in the glow of a BCS National Championship, Auburn received another dose of good news Friday morning in the form of a commitment from MaxPrep’s fifth-ranked offensive tackle Christian Westerman

A Texas commitment for nearly nine months, Westerman is the first decommitment from Mack Brown’s recruiting class since seeing six of his nine assistant coaches leave the program following the season. The Chandler (AZ) tackle had considered USC, Oregon, Arizona State, Oklahoma and other schools from around the country. 

For Auburn, not only are they getting a key out of region recruit, but Westerman should have a chance to compete for playing time right away. The Tigers lose four starters off of an offensive line that helped lead Auburn to a national championship. Head coach Gene Chizik retained line coach Jeff Grimes after Texas tried to hire him and was a key factor in landing the commitment. 

Westerman’s pledge is the 20th of the class of 2011 for the Tigers and by flipping from Texas, could cause the Longhorns to drop out of the top spot in the MaxPreps team rankings, according to national football editor Stephen Spiewak.
Comments

Since: Jan 22, 2011
Posted on: January 22, 2011 12:18 pm
 

Westerman drops Texas, heads to Auburn

Who cares..Auburn was irrelavent before Scam Newton came to town paycheck in hand and Auburn will again be irrelavant after Scams one and done check now cashed year.



Since: Nov 4, 2010
Posted on: January 22, 2011 8:08 am
 

Westerman drops Texas, heads to Auburn

I wonder how much money Trooper Taylor gave him to come to Auburn



Since: Dec 1, 2010
Posted on: January 22, 2011 7:33 am
 

Westerman drops Texas, heads to Auburn

Christian, we are very glad to have you as a new member of the Auburn family.  I look forward to watching you protect our next great QB Trotter!  You made a great choice and you will not regret it! WAR EAGLE!



Since: Oct 12, 2010
Posted on: January 21, 2011 7:32 pm
 

Westerman drops Texas, heads to Auburn

HA!!!  Go Dawgs



Since: Sep 29, 2009
Posted on: January 21, 2011 4:20 pm
 

Westerman drops Texas, heads to Auburn

You do....




Since: Jan 9, 2008
Posted on: January 21, 2011 2:55 pm
 

Westerman drops Texas, heads to Auburn

Who needs hime ? He is not from Texas anyway......



Since: Oct 25, 2010
Posted on: January 21, 2011 1:20 pm
 

Westerman drops Texas, heads to Auburn

Welcome to the Auburn Family, Chris. You willl not regret it.


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