|Signee Profile: Iron Bowl changed Ricks04/10/2006 AuburnSports.com|
Leighton (Ala.) Colbert County four-star Jermarcus Ricks was one of the most intense recruiting battles in the state in 2006. With his half-brother already playing at Auburn, many believed the Tigers were the obvious choice. However, early in the process, it was Alabama at the top of his list. AuburnSports.com spoke with Ricks about how close he was to choosing the in-state rival Tide and more in our first of 25 profile stories of the 2006 Tiger signees.