March 4, 2007

In-state WR impressed with first visit to AU

Mobile (Ala.) St. Paul WR Destin Hood had never been to Auburn until the 6-foot-2, 185-pounder trekked to the Plains Saturday for the Tigers' first Junior Day.

"That was my first time at Auburn. I had an idea because I know a couple of people that go there, and it went real good," he said. "They showed me around the football field first. I liked the locker room. It was real nice. They had everything set up.

"I liked the stadium. It was real nice. The facilities were great. I liked the football complex, and the weight room was real nice."

Hood, who made the trip along with teammates Mark Barron, Ivan Matchett and Scott Byrd, also watched the Tigers scrimmage inside the stadium.

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