Demarcus Riddick announced he was flipping his commitment from Georgia to Auburn after a strong push from Alabama.
Riddick is one of the nation’s top 2024 linebacker prospects. The Chilton County product is considered a five-star linebacker by multiple recruiting services.
The rising senior said Auburn football’s head coach Hugh Freeze was one of the reasons he committed to the Tigers.
“He is a family guy,” Riddick said. “That’s one thing I like about it…Saban is too, but like, it’s just, it’s something different with Coach Freeze than it is with coach Saban.”
Demarcus Riddick on the difference between Hugh Freeze and Nick Saban as he committed to Auburn @abc3340
"Freeze is a family guy and that's one thing I like about him Saban is to but it's something different" pic.twitter.com/8NOxol4qOY
— Chris McCulley (@ChrisMcCulleyTV) July 26, 2023
Alabama football currently has three 2024 linebacker commits after missing out on Riddick.
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Justin Smith is the Director of Recruiting for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. You can follow him on Twitter, via @Jdsmith31Smith