Cyrus Kouandjio: Where will he sign?
National Signing Day 2011 has come and gone, but DeMatha offensive lineman Cyrus Kouandjio is still in the news. The All-Met and highly coveted recruit committed to Auburn on ESPNU shortly after noon but did not sign his binding National Letter-of-Intent and is now apparently having second thoughts.
In Josh Barr's story that appeared in this morning's Post, he reports that Kouandjio posted the following on his Facebook page: "not completely sure. . i just wanna b around the fam for a while and just . . . wait."
Kouandjio's father, Jean Claude, told The Tuscaloosa News that no announcement will be made before Friday at the earliest:
"If he makes a decision today, you will have it tomorrow in the morning," Jean Claude Kouandjio, the father, said. "He's still confused. We keep talking with him, I don't think he's ready yet. He's the one that who wants more time."
According to the newspaper, Cyrus Kouandjio is considering Alabama, Auburn and Iowa.
Charles Goldberg of The Birmingham News reports that Kouandjio's father would like to see Cyrus join his older brother Arie at Alabama:
"The best thing would be to go to his brother. His brother is already on the field. We know about the coaches. We know about Alabama," Jean Claude Kouandjio said.
Goldberg also reported that DeMatha Coach Bill McGregor spoke to Auburn's coaches on Wednesday and hoped that Cyrus Kouandjio would contact them on Thursday.
This video is a week old, but it has Cyrus Kouandjio discussing his final four schools: Alabama, Auburn, Iowa and New Mexico:
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| February 3, 2011; 11:08 AM ET
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