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Like father, like son: ATH commits

Less than two weeks after receiving the offer he really wanted, Myron Burton has decided it is time to end the recruiting process.

Burton was a standout at Auburn's camp this summer.

He will be an Auburn Tiger.

Burton, who is 6-feet-2.5, 190 pounds and plays receiver at Peachtree Ridge (Ga.), committed to Auburn on Saturday. He is attending Saturday's Auburn-Western Carolina game.

"Auburn has one of the best coaching staffs I've been around that has recruited me," Burton told Auburn Undercover.

Burton will be the second person in his family to wear the orange and blue.

His father, Myron Burton Sr., lettered as a defensive end on the 1993 Auburn squad that went unbeaten.

Burton is the No. 84 athlete in the industry-generated 247Composite. He carries a three-star rating.

Burton is Auburn's 16th commitment in the 2014 class and third wide receiver joining five-star D'haquille Williams from Mississippi Gulf Coast in Perkinston, Miss., and four-star Stanton Truitt from Monroe (Ga.) Area.

Auburn is likely to sign between 23 and 25 players in this cycle.

The Tigers might be done at receiver, though they would add a fourth player if it was an elite prospect.

Auburn Co-offensive coordinator/receivers coach Dameyune Craig visited Burton's school two Fridays ago.

He was offered by Auburn the following Tuesday.

"That meant a lot," Burton said.

Since then, Minnesota and Wisconsin have offered.

Burton camped at Auburn in July and was watched closely by Craig, head coach Gus Malzahn and offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee.

In 2013, Burton has 24 catches for 336 yards and three touchdowns.

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