Weeks of speculation have finally come to a close. Daphne prize running back TJ Yeldon, a longtime Auburn commitment, has announced in a released statement today that he will play for coach Nick Saban and the University of Alabama.
More on this later, but that sound you hear is Lee County going into complete meltdown. With so much implosion already taking place following another 7-5 year, and the departure of both coordinators, Yeldon, a 6’2″, 215 physical runner, was to be the saving grace of this Auburn recruiting class.
Instead, it appears Yeldon, expected to enroll early in Tuscaloosa this January, will be toting the mail for the Crimson Tide, following in the footsteps of Mark Ingram and Trent Richardson, who’s expected to turn pro after ‘Bama plays for its 14th National Championship.