After a successful first day of hosting prospective recruits on campus for the first time in 15 months, the Auburn football team has an even busier day two. Yesterday the Tigers hosted Eston Harris Jr. and Tre Emory, among others. At least ten prospects will be on campus today, according to Auburn Undercover’s Keith Niebuhr, including two 5-star athletes.
Auburn football is expected to make a big push during in-person recruitment, as that has often been described as an advantage in recruiting due to the fact that the Auburn atmosphere tends to sell itself. These visits, although unofficial, will be of major importance to Bryan Harsin in terms of laying the recruiting foundations.
The two 5-star athletes who will be on campus today are Kamari Wilson and Mykel Williams. Kamari Wilson is the No. 1 safety in the recruiting class of 2022 and the No. 5 recruit out of the state of Florida. As of April 30, Wilson’s top six include UGA, Florida, FSU, Texas A&M, Miami, and LSU, but he’s predicted by 247Sports’ Crystal Ball to choose Georgia.
Mykel Williams is the No. 6 defensive lineman in the class of 2022 and the No. 2 recruit out of the state of Georgia. He has a top 10 that includes UGA, Florida, Alabama, and Penn State, but his 247Sports Crystal Ball Prediction has him choosing Georgia. However, he’s also being heavily pursued by Florida.
Of the remaining eight recruits known to be taking unofficial visits to the Plains today, four are 4-star prospects: Khurtiss Perry (DT), Qaeshon Sapp (OT), R.J. Moss (DE), and Knijeah Harris (OG). Perry is a huge target for D-Line coach Nick Eason, and Moss is the No. 10 prospect out of the state of Mississippi.
Also visiting Auburn’s campus today is class of 2022 commit Powell Gordon, a linebacker who committed to the Tigers back in February. The linebacker is ranked as the No. 21 recruit out of the state of Alabama and the No. 58 linebacker in the class of 2022.
Antavious Woody, Omar White, and Stantavious Smith are the other recruits known to be visiting today. Woody is in the class of 2022, while Smith and White are part of the 2023 and 2024 recruiting classes, respectively.
Getting these highly ranked recruits to campus is a big step for Bryan Harsin and will help pave the way for future recruits down the road.