May 23, 2007

Auburn DB has big night in spring game

Auburn (Ala.) High DB Dee Finley wanted to make a statement. He wanted to show he' one of the top safety prospects in the country.

Last week in a spring game against Wetumpka, in front of three college coaches including Alabama head man Nick Saban, he did a good job of it.

The 6-foot-3, 205-pounder tallied six tackles, a forced fumble and an interception. He also knocked an opposing wide receiver out of the game.

"Dee lit him up," said Auburn DB coach Gary Pegues. "The receiver was filling an alley and didn't see Dee. When he caught it, Dee about took his head off. He knocked the ball out.

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