May 22, 2008

Signee Profile: Hood has something to prove



D'Antoine Hood

Cornerback
Phenix City (Ala.) Central
5-foot-9, 185 pounds



Hood thought he was headed to Georgia Southern before Auburn stepped in with a late offer. Now Hood will be following in the footsteps of his cousin, Rod Hood, former Tiger and NFL player. AuburnSports.com spoke with the younger Hood about his recruitment, getting that offer from Auburn, his goals as a freshman and more in the 13th of our profile stories of the 2008 signees.

On his workout regime: "After track season ended,
What team(s) are you looking forward to playing and beating at Auburn? "Georgia, Alabama, and I'm looking forward to playing Pat White and West Virginia this year."

Qualifying status? "I'm set, ready to go."



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QB Barrett Trotter
TE Vance Smith
DB Christian Thompson
RB Eric Smith
WR Philip Pierre-Louis
CB T'Sharvan Bell
WR Darvin Adams
DL Jomarcus Savage
DB Drew Cole
DB Marcus Jemison
WR Derek Winter
DE Andre Wadley
ATH Brandon Smith
TE/DE Ken Adams
AU 2008 Signee Capsules

(Raven Gray, Da'shaun Barnes, DeRon Furr and Chris Todd, all members of the 2008 signing class, enrolled at Auburn in the spring.)

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