May 18, 2008

Auburn offers STA linebacker

Auburn has signed four players out of Ft. Lauderdale (Fla.) St. Thomas Aquinas in the last two years and there's at least a couple of more the Tigers would like to add out of the 2009 class including linebacker Conor O'Neill.

The 6-foot-1, 195-pound O'Neill picked up an offer from Auburn last week following a visit by AU defensive coordinator Paul Rhoads and assistant Eddie Gran.

"Coach Gran and coach Rhoads came to our practice Wednesday, watched me a little bit, and told me to call them later that night," said O'Neill. "I called them and they said I have an offer from Auburn University.

"I was overwhelmed with joy."

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