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Visit a perfect '10' for Roberson

Marcus Roberson was in Georgia last weekend but his official visit to Auburn this weekend turned out better. So good, he rated it a ‘10’ on a scale of 1 to 10.

“The places are similar it’s just (Auburn) is a bigger atmosphere,” Roberson said. “It seems like everyone loves football. It’s the people, everyone is nice.”

A standout from St. Thomas Aquinas in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Roberson is ranked as the nation’s No. 1 cornerback by

Auburn has been the leader for Roberson since he attended a camp in Auburn this summer and that was still the case following this weekend’s visit.

“It’s still my top school,” he said. “It’s just the atmosphere, the people, the way I fit in with the program, the chemistry we have, me and the coaches, it’s nice. It’s not just the campus and facilities and things like that. It’s what I feel the coaches and everyone has to offer for me and make me a better person.”

His second trip this weekend allowed him to learn even more about the school and the football program.

“Everything was nice. The whole visit went well,” he said. “I was able to relax more this time and get a better feel of the school. People were still the same. They were nice, welcoming. That’s the best thing about it.”

Roberson’s mom, Vanessa, joined him on the visit, which was an important factor according to Roberson.

“She liked it too,” Roberson said. “This is where I’m going to be living for the next four years of my life and I want her to be able to know that these are the people that she’ll feel comfortable with and know how it is.”

Both saw their first Auburn game in Jordan-Hare Stadium Saturday night as the Tigers rolled to a 35-27 win over South Carolina.

“It was crazy. It was rocking. I liked it,” Roberson said.

Roberson said he speaks with Auburn assistants Tommy Thigpen and Phillip Lolley at least once a week.

“We talk often,” Roberson said. “It’s nice. They’re nice.”

Roberson still plans a few more official visits before announcing a decision.

“I’m going to try to get over to Texas Tech, Florida and Florida State and that’s about it,” he said.

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