January 27, 2013

Bell feels the love

AUBURN -- Wilson Bell was on the verge of an Auburn offer for months after impressing coaches at camps last summer.

When scholarship talks hit a crescendo last week, the two-star lineman from Pritchard was intrigued. Auburn is one of his loves.

Still, he wanted to make an official visit this weekend to make sure.

"It was all serious, all business when I came. I really needed to know if I should come here after the offer coming so late," Bell said. "They showed me a good time. I got to meet the players, the coaches. That helped reassure me of the love I have for Auburn."

Bell's allegiance, at least for the moment, remains with the school that offered him a scholarship last year - Central Florida. Auburn and now Florida State have ramped up their recruiting efforts in recent weeks, which has forced Bell to take a serious look at his next step.

He said Sunday that Auburn and FSU are his favorites.

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