November 19, 2008

Parkey talks Auburn commit

The decision to become an Auburn Tiger didn't take long for Cody Parkey. Just a few seconds to be exact.

The Jupiter (Fla.) High standout kicker was offered a scholarship by Auburn assistant coach Eddie Gran Tuesday night. He accepted on the spot.

"Coach Gran told me they've been talking about me in meeting and I'm their guy. He said he was going to offer me a full ride to Auburn," Parkey said. "Coach Gran was real excited (when I committed). He kind of knew if he offered me, I would accept. We had told him Auburn was my No. 1 choice.

"He just said, 'Welcome to the Auburn family.' I'm glad to be there."

To be fair, Parkey was born into the Auburn family.

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