Nation's top fullback prospect commits to Auburn over 'Bama and FSU
The Auburn Tigers received a huge commitment from Malik Miller on Thursday during a ceremony at his high school.
Miller is rated as the top fullback prospect in the nation for the 2016 class. According to multiple recruiting websites, he also had offers from Alabama, Florida State, Mississippi State and others.
"Coach (Gus) Malzahn feels like I'll be one of the better players to come through Auburn," Miller said, according to AL.com. "He said I'll play early because my versatility and some of the things I do separates me. I think he sees a lot in me and has a lot of confidence in me."
Miller, who is listed as a 3-star talent by Scout.com and 247Sports.com, is from in-state powerhouse Madison Academy and has helped lead the team to three consecutive state titles. He rushed for 1,390 yards and 24 touchdowns last season, according to AL.com.
If this tweet from Malzahn is any indication, the coach was fired up by the announcement:
Want a look at what Miller can do on the field? Here's a video of his 2014 highlights: