Auburn Holds Edge Over Alabama In Recruiting Battle For Ladarius Owens

Posted by Douglas Webb on July-31-2009 Add Comments

There are many reasons why Bessemer, Jess Lanier linebacker Ladarius Owens should end up signing with the Auburn Tigers next February. Family connections, history, being a lifelong fan of the Tigers, and pressure to support a new staff are just a few.

There are only two reasons for him to sign with the Crimson Tide. Linebackers coach Sal Sunseri and Head Coach Nick Saban.

Owens grew up a lifelong Auburn fan as was the majority of his family. Watching the Tiger's take on Georgia, LSU, and in state rival Alabama while dreaming of playing at Jordan-Hare during football games in the back yard.

The thought of anyone in his immediate family cheering "Roll Tide" back then was unthinkable.

There was the pride in growi...

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