April 13, 2009

Auburn best trip ever for No. 1 RB

Temple (Tex.) running back Lache Seastrunk was already developing a strong relationship with Auburn's coaching staff through phone calls, letters and emails.

But this weekend, the nation's No. 1 ranked tailback got to see Auburn for the first time in-person. It was a trip he won't soon forget.

"I had a great time," Seastrunk said. "It was the best experience I ever had.

"I've been to a lot of places. I've been to the top schools but I didn't get that feeling like I got here. It's a good feeling. Overall, it was the best trip I've had."

The 5-foot-11, 192-pound Seastrunk, who is one of only 12 players to receive a prestigious five-star ranking by Rivals.com in March, said it was AU's coaching staff that stood out the most to him during his weekend visit.

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