AUBURN — Updates today on Auburn's signing class:
3:15 p.m. Kayode Oladele signs with Tigers
Auburn announced the signing of four-star defensive end Kayode Oladele from Miami — its latest verbal commitment from Sunday.
The 235-pound prospect is ranked as the No. 305 prospect nationally, the No. 11 strongside defensive end and No. 55 player in Florida, according to 247Sports.com.
Oladele is still a developing prospect similar to Auburn offensive tackle Prince Tega Wanogho. Oladele just started playing football this past spring after moving to Florida from Nigeria as a foreign exchange student.
Oladele brings the number of signees today to 15.
• Kayode Oladele, DE, 6-4, 235, Champagnat Catholic (Hialeah, FL)
11:45 a.m. Bo Jackson's nephew officially a Tiger
Shedrick Jackson, a four-star receiver from Hoover High, has followed in the footsteps of his uncle, Bo Jackson, and signed with Auburn.
Shedrick Jackson caught 48 passes for 978 yards and nine touchdowns at Hoover High, where he was part of back-to-back state championships. In the latest state championship game in Tuscaloosa, Jackson had two touchdowns against McGill-Toolen in front of Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn, offensive coordinator Chip Lindsey and defensive coordinator Kevin Steele. He is the teammate of four-star 2019 wide receiver George Pickens, who is also committed to Auburn.
• Shedrick Jackson, 6-2, 195, WR, Hoover (Hoover)
11:30 a.m.: Williams officially leaving Tuscaloosa for Auburn
Seth Williams, a four-star wide receiver from Paul Bryant High School in Tuscaloosa who choose the Tigers over Alabama, has signed with Auburn, fulfilling his verbal pledge made on Thanksgiving.
Williams, a 6-foot-3 and 212-pound wide receiver prospect, is rated as the fourth-best player in the state of Alabama and 30th best wide receiver in the nation, according to 247Sports.com. Williams chose Auburn over scholarship offers from hometown school Alabama, Florida and Florida State. If Williams ends up playing for Auburn, he’ll become the first player born in Cottonwood to earn a football letter at Auburn.
• Seth Williams, 6-3, 212, WR, Paul W. Bryant (Cottondale)
10:30 a.m.: Auburn gets Valdosta's McClain
Four-star linebacker Zakoby McClain became the 12th signee in Auburn’s 2018 class.
The 205-pound prospect from Valdosta, Georgia, committed to Auburn over LSU and West Virginia after the Tigers defeated Alabama 26-14 in the Iron Bowl to clinch a Western Division championship.
McClain had 123 tackles, 20 tackles for loss as a junior, leading the Wildcats to a state title while being nominated for U.S. Army All-American Bowl and being ranked the No. 12 outside linebacker nationally by ESPN.
• Zakoby McClain, 6-0, 205, LB, Valdosta (GA)
9:30 a.m.: Tigers add Brooks High's Stutts
Auburn's signing class grew to 11 this morning when it announced the signing of four-star offensive lineman Jalil Irvin and three-star offensive lineman Kameron Stutts.
Irvin, a four-star offensive guard from Georgia, announced his pledge to Auburn in March as the 6-foot-4, 280-pound prospect chose Auburn over at least 24 scholarship offers, most notably from Michigan, Georgia and North Carolina.
Stutts, who is from Brooks High in Killen, is rated as the No. 48 offensive tackle in the class of 2018 and also the No. 22 prospect in the state of Alabama, according to 247Sports.com.
Stutts committed to Auburn on its A-Day spring game and choose the Tigers over 11 other scholarship offers including Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Missouri and Virginia Tech while also receiving attention from Alabama and Tennessee.
The latest signees:
• Kameron Stutts, OT ,6-4, 329, Brooks (Killen) High
• Jalil Irvin, OL, 6-4, 280, Stephenson (Stone Mountain, Georgia) High
8 a.m.: Auburn recruiting: Martin, Marsh and highly touted QB Gatewood sign
AUBURN — Auburn signed nine members of its 2018 recruiting class before 8 a.m. today, including running back Asa Martin of Austin High and linebacker Josh Marsh of Decatur High.
Martin is considered Auburn's running back of the future. The Tigers also had signed their quarterback of the future, Joey Gatewood of Jacksonville, Florida.
According to Rivals.com, Gatewood is the No. 7 dual-threat quarterback in the nation. This makes him the highest ranked ranked dual-threat quarterback to be signed out of high school in the Gus Malzahn era. Sean White (No. 4 pro-style) and Jeremy Johnson (No. 5 pro-style) were not considered dual-threat quarterbacks.
The prospects in Auburn’s 2018 recruiting class that had signed as of 8 a.m. today:
• Asa Martin, RB, 6-0, 205, Austin High
• Josh Marsh, LB, 6-2, 215, Decatur High
• Joey Gatewood, QB, 6-5, 230, Jacksonville (Florida) Bartram Trail
• Quindarious Monday, DB, 6-3, 190, Carver (Atlanta) High
• Daquan Newkirk, DL, 6-3, 280, Mississippi Gulf Coast CC/First Academy
• Jamien Sherwood, DB, 6-2, 200, Jensen Beach (Florida) High
• Christian Tutt, DB, 5-11, 195, Thomson (Georgia) High
• Michael Harris, LB, 6-2, 215, Tucker (Georgia) High
• Shaun Shivers, ATH, 5-7, 175, Fort Lauderdale (Florida) Chaminade-Madonna Prep