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Auburn Baseball 2018 Signing Class: Kason Howell
Nov. 29, 2017

AUBURN, Ala. – The members of Auburn baseball’s 2018 signing class continue to roll in as head coach Butch Thompson announced the addition of Argyle, Texas, native Kason Howell Wednesday afternoon.

Bio Blast

Plays at Liberty Christian (Texas) School for coach Johnny Isom … rated the No. 21 outfielder in the state and a top-500 player nationally … hit .466 with six home runs, 36 RBI and 27 stolen bases as a junior … set the school record for most doubles (16) in a season as a sophomore and most hits (63) in a season as a junior … named TAPPS First Team All-State in 2017 and Second Team All-State in 2016 … also a two-time All-District I honoree and the 2017 District I Offensive Player of the Year … competed for the Texas Rangers in the Area Code Games last summer … four-year starter at free safety on the football team, where he is a two-time TAPPS All-District and All-State performer … son of Eric and Kristy Howell … has three siblings, Jon Aaron (22), Kyleb (21) and Julia (12).

Q&A with Why Auburn? What makes it special?

Kason Howell: Auburn is the perfect fit for me. I love the sense of home I feel when I step foot on campus. The town is very supportive of the baseball program, and it’s exciting to be a part of what Coach Thompson and his staff have built over the past few years.

AT: How do you see the decision to come to Auburn impacting your life?

KH: I think Auburn and the positive impact the people and coaching staff will have on me will set me up for whatever career I choose. These things will also have an impact on the person I’ll ultimately become.

AT: What can you say about the Auburn coaching staff?

KH: After talking with Coach Thompson and his staff, I had no doubt that Auburn is the pace I wanted to be. It’s amazing to see what they have done with the program and the excitement surrounding it. It’s going to be even more incredible to be a part of it. The staff has a ton of knowledge about the game and is one of the best in the country.

The next member of the Tigers’ class will be announced Friday.



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