Darron Reed, 4-star DL from Georgia, flips commitment from LSU to Auburn football
AUBURN — Four-star defensive lineman Darron Reed has committed to Auburn football, he announced Friday. He was previously committed to LSU.
Reed, who plays football at Carver High School in Georgia, committed to LSU on July 4, but ultimately flipped to the Tigers.
The 6-foot-4, 270-pound Reed is ranked as the No. 202 player in the class of 2023, according to 247Sports' composite rankings. He's also tagged as the No. 31 defensive lineman in the country and the 18th-best player in the state of Georgia.
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Reed, on Twitter, said he is "1000% committed (and) all recruiting is shut down."
He's the second-highest-rated recruit Auburn has in the class of 2023, behind only running back Jeremiah Cobb, and the 12th recruit to join the class.
Other schools that offered Reed include Clemson, Miami and Ohio State, among others. He also received SEC offers from Texas A&M, Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia and LSU.
Richard Silva is the Auburn beat writer for the Montgomery Advertiser. he can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @rich_silva18.