January 9, 2007

Auburn commit excels at All-Star game

Hoover (Ala.) High offensive lineman Ryan Pugh has always excelled on the football field but last weekend he faced one of his toughest challenges going up against many of the nation's best high school football players at the Army All-American game in San Antonio, Tex.

By all accounts, Pugh had a good week with the East squad.

"I thought I played really well," said Pugh. "I had a really good week. A lot of people didn't know who I was when I went out there but I thought I stepped up to the plate and held my own.

"I was going up against the best players in the country. We had great coaches and I learned a lot from them. A lot of stuff I can take to college with me."

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