Auburn Football Signs Nick Fairley To National Letter Of Intent
Dec. 17, 2008
AUBURN - Auburn football has signed Nick Fairley to a National Letter of Intent during the JUCO signing period, announced head coach Gene Chizik Wednesday.
Fairley is a 6-4, 295-pound defensive lineman who played at Copiah-Lincoln CC in Wesson, Miss. He will have three years of eligibility remaining at Auburn.
As a redshirt freshman in 2008, Fairley was an All-Region XII selection in the state of Mississippi after recording 63 tackles, including nine for loss and seven quarterback sacks in seven contests.
A native of Mobile, Ala., Fairley attended high school at Lillie B. Williamson where he was named to the 5A All-State team by the Alabama Sports Writers Association as a senior in 2006. He was a 5A Lineman of the Year finalist as a senior, while grading out at 97 percent on the offensive line. He also caught five passes for 150 yards as a tight end and had over 90 tackles on defense.
Fairley's complete bio is below:
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Junior College Coach: Glenn Davis ... Played at Copiah-Lincoln CC in Wesson, Miss. ... All-Region XII in state of Mississippi in 2008 at defensive tackle ... Had 63 tackles including nine for loss and seven quarterback sacks in seven games ... Redshirted in 2007.
HIGH SCHOOL: High School coach: Bobby Parrish ... Spent time on both sides of the ball as a senior, grading out at 97 percent on the offensive line and catching five passes for 150 yards at tight end, while making more than 90 tackles on defense ... Named a 5A Lineman of the Year finalist and to the 5A All-State team by the ASWA ... Ranked 28th among offensive guards and 15th overall in Alabama by rivals.com ... Ranked No. 32 at the offensive tackle position by espn.com ... Selected to the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic and played both ways in the game ... Selected to the Mobile Press- Register's Elite 18 Alabama recruits list and the paper's Super Southeast 120 ... Played in the AHSAA North/South All-Star game as a junior.
PERSONAL: Born January 23, 1988 ... Son of Paula Rogers and Herbert Rogers.
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