Auburn football's future is unclear. But having Dematrius Davis at QB will help.
Don't let the recruiting rankings fool you — the Tigers' newest QB is a game-changing talent and a massive win for their 2021 class.
Auburn football is now entering its fourth day without a permanent head coach, but a top candidate to get the job spoke to the media Wednesday afternoon as part of the Early Signing Period.
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Kevin Steele is obviously a defensive guy. But he still knows what it means for a program to sign a blue-chip quarterback.
When Steele was named Auburn’s interim head coach Sunday afternoon after the dismissal of Gus Malzahn, he had to go right to work communicating with the Tigers’ current players and commitments.
Steele obviously knew about all of the defensive pledges. But none of the offensive commitments were in his recruiting area, so he had to have a crash course on all of them. He needed to keep them in the class.
And when he watched the film cut-up of 4-star quarterback Dematrius Davis, the veteran defensive coordi…