May 25, 2011

Blakely 'big addition' for AU

When former Rivals100 running back Mike Blakely graduated from Manatee High School in December, he had his sights set on a big career at in-state Florida.

The 5-foot-9, 195-pound Blakely still has high goals for his college career, just at another SEC institution.

Five months after Blakely enrolled at Florida, he attended his first class at Auburn. Blakely applied for and was granted a release from Florida and enrolled at Auburn Wednesday.

Blakely's eligibility status for the 2011 season is currently unknown. He could apply for a waiver from the NCAA and SEC granting him immediate eligibility.

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